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Why would ferritin be extremely high when transferrin saturation is low? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #140

Question: Why would ferritin be extremely high when transferrin saturation is low? Ferritin as a potential indicator of iron overload should not be anywhere near the level that was set to try to rule in biopsy provable hemochromatosis that is just a profoundly negligent approach to setting the range for ferritin. Now, I think part …

Can carnitine be used for fatty liver instead of choline? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #139

Question: Can carnitine be used for fatty liver instead of choline? The role of choline and the role of carnitine have nothing to do with one another. Choline is going to help move fat out of the liver. Carnitine is going to help fat get into the mitochondria to be burned for energy. So, first …

Is it OK to drink a pint of Gerolsteiner mineral water a day? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #138

Question: Is it OK to drink a pint of Gerolsteiner mineral water a day? It’s significantly less than a bottle. I guess conceivably if you’re also drinking a lot of milk, or eating a lot of cheese, or supplementing with calcium, or taking bone meal powder, I guess you can get too much calcium. I …

Cataracts: what are the roles of methylglyoxal and polyols? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #137

Question: Cataracts: what are the roles of methylglyoxal and polyols? Is the polyol pathway activation and methylglyoxal independent causes of cataract formation or are they related to one another? And the answer is a little bit of both. You know, if independent means unrelated, then they’re related. Not independent. But they are independent in the …

Is the sugar in Life Extension Enhanced Zinc Acetate lozenges a problem? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #136

Question: Is the sugar in Life Extension Enhanced Zinc Acetate lozenges a problem? In that kind of protocol attuned to the progress of the potential cold, I find no alternative is more effective than the zinc acetate lozenges. And so, therefore, I’m willing to consume 40 or 60 grams of sugar for like 1 day …

If I use SAMe for depression, what do I need for nutritional balance? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #135

Question: If I use SAMe for depression, what do I need for nutritional balance? Nutrition wise, I think the most important thing would be to make sure that you have an adequate glycine status. And you know, I don’t know what your background is in terms of other issues, but the glycine buffer system, which …