What should people with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency be doing?

What should people with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency be doing not justabout glutathione, but about folate, vitamin K, fatty acids, and neurotransmitters?Philippa says, “At the last AMA, you mentioned that G6PD deficiency would have trouble recyclingother things such as folate and vitamin K. Could you expand on these problems and howto manage them?Also, do you recommend […]

What to do when high selenium levels won’t come down, even if you’ve stopped supplementing.

When high selenium does not come down in response dietary efforts and cessation of supplementation,what’s going on?Either there’s high levels of selenium in the soil where your food is grown, or youhave low methylation because methylation is needed to get rid of excess selenium.

Nutritional strategies for glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PDH) deficiency.

Philipa says, what are the best ways to optimize glutathione status for someone who has a G6PDdeficiency?Oh I read about this, where did I read about it.I believe it was riboflavin.I believe, and I don’t think I mentioned this in episode 58, the riboflavin podcast, butI believe it might have been the case that riboflavin […]

Nutrition in Neuroscience Part 2 | Mastering Nutrition #54

This is Dr. Chris Masterjohn ofchrismasterjohnphd.com, and you’relistening to Episode 54 ofMastering Nutrition, where we now delve intoPart 2 of Nutrition in Neuroscience.This is Mastering Nutrition withChris Masterjohn.Take control of your health,master the science, and apply it like a pro.Are you ready?Welcome back everybody.This is part two of a four-part series onnutrition in neuroscience.I am […]

Matt stone and the “overdeification” of vitamin A.

Next question, Victoria Dale Harris says, I just saw an email from Matt Stone referringthe overly deified….Oh someone had to bring this up!Okay!I just saw an email from Matt Stone referring to the overly deified nutrient vitamin A.He’s referring it’s probably in asthma, but right I believe the etiology of the conditioncould be nearly identical […]

You’ll Never Eat Gummy Vitamins After Hearing This

Teens and kids prefer gummy vitamins over multivitamins.I mean, they basically taste like candy, and frankly, sometimes you wanna eat the wholefriggin bottle.But what I’m about to tell you will make you never want to eat gummy vitamins againWelcome back to IO, I’m Charlotte Dobre.A 14 year old boy ate 150 gummy vitamins for breakfast, […]

Concerns about vitamin A in pregnancy

Pam asks on the tails of this question, why did the FDA have a value for vitamin A forpregnancy much higher at 8,000 IU than the IOM in the past?I have no idea.I mean I just said I don’t pay any attention to the FDA and that’s a research project,but like look the, so what […]

Heart palpitations as a result of vitamin K2 supplementation

Ellie says, “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?”And then there’s a link.Okay, I can’t look at the link now because the number of questions in […]

A Boy Ate 150 Gummy Vitamins For Breakfast. This Is What Happened To His Bones.

A Boy Ate 150 Gummy Vitamins For Breakfast.This Is What Happened To His Bones.TJ is a 14 year old boy, presenting to the emergency room with muscle weakness, stomachpain, and a broken arm.Sitting in triage as he was deemed low priority by hospital staff, he begins to lose consciousness,before slipping into a coma.You see, last […]

Bovine colostrum for those with dairy sensitivities, and what to do about food sensitivities

Carol Matts says, “Bovine colostrum from New Zealand cows.Yea or nay for those with dairy sensitivities?If nay, what would you recommend instead?”Carol, what is your goal?If you want to make this more specific in the chat, write a little about what you’retaking it for.So, I don’t know.I mean, I would say it’s suspect if you […]