Dr. Thomas Guilliams

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The Applicability of Nutrients to Coronavirus, Part 1
April 16, 2020
Dr. Thomas Guilliams, author of "Supplementing Dietary Nutrients: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals" (www.pointinstitute.org) has been devoting considerable thought lately to the applicability of nutrients to the coronavirus pandemic; he shares advice about general nutritional support for immune defense, and then offers suggestions specific to COVID-19. Is there a danger of over-stimulating the immune system and risking ”cytokine storm”? What roles for A, C, D, zinc? What about melatonin, curcumin, NAC, alpha-lipoic acid, astragalus, Andrographis, mushroom extracts and beta-glucans products? As Vice President for Scientific Affairs for Ortho Molecular Products, he’s witnessing first hand some of the production bottlenecks and shortages the supplement industry is experiencing—there’s been a surge in demand for nutritional supplements, especially ones with immune-supportive caché. Click HERE for part 2.



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The Applicability of Nutrients to Coronavirus, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. Thomas Guilliams, author of "Supplementing Dietary Nutrients: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals" (www.pointinstitute.org). Click HERE for part 1.



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ENCORE: Immunity, Part 1
March 17, 2020
Thomas Guilliams, Ph.D., author of "Supporting Immune Function: A Lifestyle and Nutrition Approach," weighs in on lifestyle factors that influence immunity: sleep, stress, diet, and exercise. He also enumerates herbs, probiotics, vitamins and minerals that target the immune system--from Astragalus to zinc. What to take for a cold? Can too many "immune boosters" be harmful? Can nutrients boost the efficacy of vaccines? Click HERE for part 2.



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Natural Cholesterol Lowering with Dr. Thomas Guilliams, Part 1
March 28, 2017
Is cholesterol that important? What are some of the adverse side effects of statins? Are they overprescribed? Is red yeast rice an acceptable alternative? What about other popular cholesterol-lowerers like niacin, policosanol, garlic, pantetheine, and guggulipids? Dr. Guilliams describes two “new kids on the block” for cholesterol management: berberine and bergamot. Do they provide additional benefits besides lowering cholesterol? Are there any side effects? Can they be safely taken with statins? What other supplements complement these agents for comprehensive cardiovascular prevention? Is lowering homocysteine still important? Click HERE for part 2.



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Natural Cholesterol Lowering with Dr. Thomas Guilliams, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. Thomas Guilliams about natural cholesterol management. Click HERE for part 1.



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