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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 …

The relationship between Lp(a) and cardiovascular disease | Masterjohn Q&A Files #09

Question: “Lp(a) and genetic component with relation to cholesterol and risk of cardiovascular disease.”  First, I’m going to be able to give better answers to questions if they’re more specific. But to the question: Everyone seems to think that Lp(a) causes heart disease. I don’t believe it.  I don’t believe it because the function of …

Could magnesium hydroxide be absorbed via skin and cause hypermagnesemia? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #08

“Can magnesium hydroxide be absorbed via skin?” I don’t know. I genuinely don’t know. “I’ve been applying milk of magnesia as a deodorant alternative in spray form for a few years now, and it works well, but I’m concerned about I might be hypermagnesemic, as I’m having low pulse, low blood pressure, and frequent bowel …

Concerns about long-term bicarbonate supplementation and other suggestions for raising pH | Masterjohn Q&A Files #07

Concerns about long-term bicarbonate supplementation and other suggestions for raising pH Helen Donnell says, “Your post on urine pH and exercise tolerance was a game-changer for me, but anytime I miss a dose of bicarb, I’m right back to 5. Any long-term concerns with taking bicarb two to three times a day, any suggestions for …