Vitamin D

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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1
February 22, 2017
Vitamin D beneficial for cold and flu. Is there a difference between grape seed extract and grapefruit seed extract, which is beneficial for the heart? There is conflicting research on the benefits of vitamin E and fish oil on breast cancer, why do you still recommend them? Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for February 18, Part 1
February 20, 2017
Vitamin D offers protection against upper respiratory infections; D also increases muscle strength in women; No drugs for back, new guidelines say--try natural therapies instead; Is Lyme Disease under-reported? What to do for a 2nd degree burn? Could electrical stimulation help relieve the pain of neuropathy? Married people have less stress (results may vary!); Flag football is more dangerous than tackle for kids. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1
January 25, 2017
Would the supplement, Moducare, help with chronic fatigue syndrome? Can you regain muscle mass after age 60? My doctor told me to take 45 mcg vitamin K2 along with vitamin D but isn’ t the correct dose 90 – 180 mcg? Click HERE for part 2.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2
January 18, 2017
Are there any natural blood thinners I can take for anticardiolipin syndrome? What do you think of heart rate variability as a measure or marker of health status, do you ever use it as a tool to prepare for marathons? Do you recommend daily coconut oil supplementation? If so, what time of day and how much? I live in northern Minnesota, how can I get vitamin D during the winter when sunlight is scarce? Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for November 19, Part 2
November 21, 2016
NY Times gets election wrong, betrays readers with second epic fail on supplements; Pushback against vitamin D naysayers; E-cigarettes deliver respiratory problems; Will fish oil interfere with my blood thinner for atrial fibrillation? Popular heartburn medications raise risk for stroke; "Vampire" rejuvenation therapy taps blood transfusions from 18-year-olds. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for November 12, Part 2
November 14, 2016
Press uncritically parrots erroneous conclusion of report that Vitamin D is "over-rated," "potentially harmful;" Vitamin vs. breast cancer, bladder cancer, bipolar disorder, asthma; Are potatoes bad for the heart? Does fish oil prevent insulin resistance? Tai Chi for neck pain? Acupuncture for high blood pressure? Acai drink improves vascular function, fights free radicals; More states legalize pot—pros and cons; Full-fat dairy gets exonerated in new study. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Medical and Nutritional Update for October, Part 1
October 17, 2016
Is low-fat cheese preferable for the heart? Have a big lunch, lose more weight; The Glycemic Index—is it doomed? Why can’t fat people build muscle? Do high doses of vitamin D cause kidney stones? Click HERE for part 2.



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Medical and Nutritional Update for October, Part 2

Supplementing moms with DHA reduces kids’ likelihood of ADHD; Is red meat really bad for you? Are substance abusers more likely to crave sugar? Can taking vitamin D help you shed pounds? Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for September 24, Part 1
September 26, 2016
Why wearable monitors DO NOT help people lose weight; Could coffee and nicotine help Parkinson's patients? Fungus identified for the first time as key factor in Crohn's Disease; Patients over 65 should consider delaying flu shot; Can stress erase the benefits of a healthy diet? The "5 Second Rule" doesn't withstand scientific scrutiny; Antibiotics show no benefits for asthma exacerbations, while vitamin D does. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2
August 18, 2016
What are all these herbicides, pesticides, preservatives and emulsifiers doing to our intestinal flora? I’ve been taking 4,000 IU vitamin D every day for six months but my level hasn’t gone up. Should some supplements like iron and vitamin C not be taken together? Click HERE for part 1.



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