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Dr. Rhonda Patrick answers audience questions on various health, nutrition, and science topics in this Q&A session.
Q: Does drinking alcohol lower blood glucose levels? 1
REDUCE-IT trial showed that 4 grams of EPA reduced the risk of cardiovascular events from 22% to 17%. 1
The VITAL trial showed 1 gram of daily omega-3 reduced the risk for heart attack by 28%, death from MI by 50%, and need for PCI by 28%. 1
Q: Does omega-3 supplementation increase the risk of atrial fibrillation?
Q: Rhonda's omega-3 regiment?
DHA keeps the ACE2 receptor in a closed configuration.
Being caffeinated increases fat oxidation during a workout. 1
Rhonda's experience with the ketogenic diet.
Q: What are your thoughts on the topic of dental and oral health? Specifically on fluoridation of toothpaste, flossing, tongue scraping, and oil pulling.
Communities that have fluoridated drinking water have 25% less cavities. 1
The CDC has said that fluoridation of drinking water is one of the top 10 public health achievements of the 20th century. 1
Human studies have failed to show an association between fluoride consumption and osteosarcoma. 1
A 2012 meta-analysis found that high levels of fluoride correlated with children that had 0.5 points lower IQ in Asia. 1
Xylitol gum reduces the amount of streptococcus mutans in the mouth. 1
Q: What are the health benefits of acarbose? 1
Q: What grains do you eat and what is the deal with gluten?
Higher whole-grain consumption is associated with smaller waist size and inflammatory markers. 1
Q: How does fermented food survive the acidity of the stomach?
Eating foods such as yogurt, kefir, fermented cottage cheese, kimchi and other fermented vegetables, vegetable brine drinks, and kombucha tea led to an increase in overall microbial diversity and decreased inflammation. 1
Q: Any concerns with long-term berberine supplementation?
Q: What are the risks and benefits of supplementing with N-Acetyl cysteine?
Q: What are your thoughts on the supplement Athletic Greens?
Q: Is EMF exposure something to be concerned about?
Rhonda's experience with vaccinating her child.
Q: How transmissible is the delta variant of COVID in an outdoors setting?
Q: What mushroom supplements do you recommend?
Q: What organ meats would you recommend to eat?
Q: Which COVID vaccine would you recommend?