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Can a low-carb diet cause waking up in the middle of the night? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #15

Question: “I keep waking up in the middle of the night and stay awake for hours. Would low carb make it worse?” It definitely could.  Your brain will consume 120 grams of carbohydrate every day, just your brain. There’s got to be another 30 grams or so that would be used no matter what obligately …

Best formula and dosage of no-carb electrolytes to take at night to optimize sleep, especially after sauna use | Masterjohn Q&A Files #14

Question: “Which brand and dosage of no-carb electrolytes would you take at night to optimize sleep, especially after sauna use?” I would drink a bottle of Gerolsteiner, and I would add to it 100 milligrams of any kind of magnesium: citrate, glycinate, malate, those three are fine. And I would add to it 400 milligrams …

Heart palpitations as a result of vitamin K2 supplementation and whether increasing calcium intake could help | Masterjohn Q&A Files #13

Question: “Vitamin K2, MK-4 and MK-7, might have caused prolonged heart palpitations. Upon stopping it, symptoms mostly resolved after a week or so. Does that mean that the body is better off without it? Might increasing calcium intake mitigate this?”  I would say, the calcium is really interesting. I genuinely hadn’t thought of that until …

Bovine colostrum for those with dairy sensitivities, and what to do about food sensitivities in general | Masterjohn Q&A Files #12

Question, part 1: “Bovine colostrum from New Zealand cows. Yea or nay for those with dairy sensitivities? If nay, what would you recommend instead?”  What is your goal? If you have a dairy sensitivity, your problem could be with casein, with the whey proteins, or with something more specific like certain antibodies. It’s very complicated. …

If your cholesterol is high, how do you avoid having a large burden of oxidized LDL? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #11

Question: If your cholesterol is high, how do you avoid having a large burden of oxidized LDL? First, normalize your cholesterol.   And no, I’m not saying that high cholesterol is the cause of heart disease. It’s not, but oxidized LDL is, and the number one cause of both high cholesterol and oxidized LDL is not …

The role of the lymphatic system in fat metabolism | Masterjohn Q&A Files #10

Question: “I’m curious about the role of the lymphatic system in fat metabolism, specifically in high-fat, low-carb diets. Is there a biochemical explanation for why improving lymphatic circulation would improve fat metabolism?” Well, I wouldn’t call it biochemical, I’d call it physiological, but yes.  Fat goes from your gut through your lymphatic system to your …