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Dr. Rhonda Patrick answers audience questions on various health, nutrition, and science topics in this Q&A session.
Are there any studies showing benefits of hot yoga? Are they comparable to the sauna?
What does the latest research on Lion's Mane (Hericium erinaceus) show?
What is the science behind whole fruit coffee extract?
Green coffee extract has been shown to improve blood cholesterol levels in humans. 1
One of the active ingredients of coffee, chlorogenic acid, significantly lowered blood pressure in a placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial. 1
The process of roasting coffee beans decreases chlorogenic acid content. 1
Whole coffee fruit concentrate powder, green coffee fruit extract, coffee and BDNF. 1
Are there times statins could be contraindicated for a person with APOE3/4? Or is a statin important to take for an APOE 3/4 with an over 200 LDL (but low Triglycerides and HDL at 97) to reduce the LDL as a way to help prevent cognitive decline? CoQ10?
Lipophilic statins have been associated with increased risk of cognitive dysfunction in phase 4 clinical studies. 1
Rhonda explains why, for those taking statins, supplementing with CoQ10 could be beneficial.
Genetic risk factors that increase likelihood of more severe infection of COVID-19.
Transient spikes in blood glucose can lead to long term health consequences by activating AKT pathway and inhibiting FOXO3 pathway.
Rhonda talks about how specific foods affect her blood glucose levels.
Rhonda explains why she doesn’t eat rice.
Can overnight sixteen-hour fasting followed by (fasted) exercise induce short-term ketosis, and in that way protect the brain?
Are there differences between benign in a ketogenic diet and fasting-induced ketosis?
What are the health benefits of supplementing with ketones?
Rhonda discusses why she avoids whole-grains in her diet.
Nocebo effect in non-celiacs eating gluten free bread. 1
Rice can be contaminated with arsenic depending on the source.
Rhonda’s thoughts on cows milk for babies.
Why Rhonda removed certain ingredients from her smoothie protocol.
How much vitamin D should be taken to sustain adequate vitamin D levels?
Rhonda’s personal probiotic regimen.
Is there a probiotic that can lower blood glucose levels?
HEPA air filters for your personal home.
Rhonda’s thoughts on using Viome to analyze your microbiome.
Rhonda distinguishes food fortified with iron vs food supplemented with iron.
Xylitol gum does not alter the microbiome in a measurable way.