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    Eggs are not all the same; they depend a lot on what the chickens are fed. If the chickens are fed an organic diet (fre...

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    Nice analysis Dr. G, but what about ALSO looking at why the body makes cholesterol in the steroid tree, and its complex ...

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    The 'Time Travelling Dietitian' video probably needs an update by now... Enjoy https://youtu.be/5Ua-WVg1SsA...

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    Thank you, Doc! My doctors have been bugging me to take statin drugs to lower my cholesterol levels and I cannot tolerat...

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    Excellent article. Heart disease runs in my family. My cholesterol was naturally high till I changed my diet. My fath...

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    Great article Doc! One might think JAMA would be more thorough in vetting 'studies' such as these. Any thoughts on Vas...

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    The preferred fuel of the brain is glucose, by far. Ketones are only significantly utilized by the brain for energy in a...

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    What a tour de force! Good historical discovery!! But the echo of failure resounds still! Just saw another reference t...

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    The best way to fight alzheimers is a KETO diet ! brains need cholesterol ( cell making substance) KETO feeds brains ke...

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    I used to subscribe to Lemley's Newsletter but found that every day a "new" miricle cure was available if I sent $137 +p...

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    Hi, I am a neurologist and while that is true re coconut oil/MCT and ketosis diet, one of the signicficant markers for h...

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    Not particular to this outfit but know an individual that overcame early stage Alzheimer's. Not through meds but no suga...

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    The closest thing to a cure is a diet consisting solely of whole plant foods, devoid of all animal products. Since the v...

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    Im thinking if you can’t beat em’ May as well join em’. In that if you don’t like smoking, as I am in that camp....

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    Coffee is the largest single source of antioxidants in the American diet!!! I would reconsider calling coffee consumptio...

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    UCLA Alzheimers researcher for the past 15+ years, Dale Bredesen, M.D., blames the failure of the pharma community to co...

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    The endocannabinoid system is well known and most people are deficient. It is not a drug although Big Pharma has made a ...

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    John, Thanks for the tip. I'll check it out. Currently I'm battling a stubborn case of skin cancer with intermittent ...

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    i started getting migraines at 40 terrible agonizing , paralyzing ! yes , the worst ones paralyze me on my left side...

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    Drs on Dr Oz discussed AD and mentioned that germs from infected gums and through touching our face might get access to...

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    My mother died of this disease and seeing her decline was painful. Her diet was always rich in meat. I am a vegetarian a...

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    Dr. Dale Bredesen (MD) has written a book THE END OF ALZHEIER'S. If he is correct, the major precipitating factor for m...

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    I too agree with these comments. I was put on statins etc. and scheduled for a high-priority triple bypass 18 years ago...

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    I could write a book on diet, health and exercise. It's unbelievable to me how addicted and trusting people are to their...

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    Yes! But turmeric doesn't work unless cooked, and certainly not as a supplement. Otherwise, it is the number one item to...

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    Diet was the very first thing we changed! No sugar, no wheat of any kind. Pretty much an organic vegetarian diet, wit...

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    Responding to DON (re: his daughter's chronic headaches). You might consider diet issues. S. Gundry M.D. "The Plant Para...

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    I have come across studies of PSA testing that say it is about 50% accurate, the same with Angioplasty where your surviv...

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    Not sure why we always think we need hi-tech solutions... There is excellent research showing that Vitamin K, taken as M...

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    Regarding Fosamax, etc. Vivian Goldschmidt has a book and a protocol to follow that uses no drugs to reverse osteoporos...

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    I find a good bit of humor in the timing of this article. Considering the announcement today of the new head of the V.A...

  • Michael Jorrin,

    If hexose cerate is indeed AHCC, here's no suggestion that it would deal with MRSA. I doubt whether diet by itself wou...

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    Wow, getting the bill for some of these treatments would instantly cause me to have heart complications, diarrhea, and m...

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    Important, but not mentioned in the comprehensive article above, is the importance of keeping one's immune system in top...

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    $ZFGN Not necessarily. I'd never thought of it before, but the original purpose of the ketogenic diet (high fat, low...

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    I've read sugar feeds cancer, and by eliminating it from your diet, cancer is starved....

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    Frank, I appreciate your warning. I thought her a little on the loopy side, but was listening to her guest who I though...

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    I have 3 friends who tried the HCG diet several years ago....2 of the got pregnant! The other one didn't but he is a mal...

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    re: HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) for weight loss. My wife and I first used the spray in 2010. We followed the su...

  • Michael Jorrin,

    Vitamin C is certainly essential to prevent scurvy, but there's enough in a normal diet to meet that need. Seamen used...

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    $tofu Just today I was researching whether tofu is a good or bad source of protein. As an "almost" vegetarian (only eat ...

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    Jack, I don't know your situation or if you have other health issues but you may want to consider exercise. Many studi...

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    Alzheimers IS treatable in early stages and perhaps mid stage depending on individual, genes, etc. Dr. Dale Bredesen (g...

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    Have you investigated the effects of diet on her condition? Some useful links to explore at the bottom of this older pos...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    The history of correlation between nutrient research and clinical meaningfulness is that it is an absolute and utter was...

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    Myron. Your excellent result proves that holistic treatment works. Do you mind sharing how you changed your diet and wha...

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    #Niagen - My wife and I started taking NR back in September 2016. We are both in our mid 60's. She has always been a ske...

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    #Niagen (Nicotinamide Riboside #NR) I have been ordering and taking NR since October 2016. 375 mg per day. All the b...

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    Hi Doc, Thanks for all your valuable and insightful comments & ideas in this forum, you're the best. As you perhaps alr...

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    There is no exogenous cure for any disease; just an abundance of suppressors of symptoms. Naturopathic approaches based ...

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    $eczema Brent, It is a monoclonal antibody that basically inhibits Interleukin 4 and 13....thus prevents the inflammat...

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    . Your comment reminded me of a report from Cambodia that Beriberi (caused by a deficiency in thiamine, a B1 vitamin fo...

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    Funny thing is that if you cut out the sugar and grains from your diet, you can stop CVD from developing in the first pl...

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    No Ticker (off-topic; please delete if I violate a rule) On sept 15 2016 I eliminated all sugar and carbs from my diet (...

  • arch1

    Helen That is very timely info esp. given current discussion of fatty diet. For WIW I have been informed that burning br...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    As regards the comments about fat intake and mitochondrial function, I think this is murkier than some claims on the int...

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    @lumpified #keto I will admit FatForFuel was a 300 page book, the first 50 pages seemed consistent with all other sou...

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    Doc, apart from the questionable source, is there any validity to the idea of having the body burn fat for energy? I ...

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    I finished Fat For Fuel by Dr Mercola, a diet for MMT (mitochondria metabolic therapy) helping those mainly with serious...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Interesting points, Miceal. There's always a drive in medicine to quantify, to offload clinical decision onto assays and...

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    Doc, are you saying that after insulin resistance appears, NASH is difficult to reverse just by changing diet and exerci...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    I regard the Occam's razor explanation as insulin resistance that is acquired, although there are certain ethnicities wi...

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    There is no miracle pill to cure anything including AD. But it would be so convenient if one existed. Diet and lifestyl...

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    RedSox47 - Metformin - I've been taking Metformin for several years at the 1000mg twice daily regimen. I haven't had an...

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    Hi, you say you were recently on a ketogenic diet. Any kind of severe carb restriction accelerates insulin resistance, t...

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    My grandmother suffered from Alzheimer's (she died 10 years ago), so it has always been of interest to me an a worry if ...

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    I strongly suggest you read Dr. Dale Bredesen's recent papers: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4221920/pdf/...

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    My mother died of Alzheimer's at 84 on my 50th birthday and ate a diet high in meat and sugar. I stopped eating meat and...

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    The BIIB trials have shown promising ability to reduce advance of AD. Small trial though, bigger ones ongoing. And it ...

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    Interesting, but you seem to have missed two possibly important events--Dale Bredesen's recent book, "The End of Alzheim...

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    Thank you for this, not expected! As someone who was recently on the ketogenic diet which makes us run on fat for fuel ...

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    Also when we take antibiotics due to illness, what do they do to the biom. I just did a Whole 30 diet after seeing what...

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    $CWBR at $AASLD CohBar Presents Preclinical Data on CB4209/CB4211 Program for NASH at the AASLD Liver Meeting® 2017 ...

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    $no ticker $autoimmune disease I do not have medical knowledge but I suffer, mildly, an autoimmune disease, IT (immun...

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    Posted without permission, btw it's not from the group of people I previously mentioned that information cannot be share...

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    What are you taking? This talk about longevity has me thinking about what I am taking. Alzheimer's dementia is a main...

  • JohnM

    Author: mj1484 Comment: #noticker Hi All, I'm listening to the conference call now. Cohbar has DEFINITELY piqued ...

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    #noticker Hi All, I'm listening to the conference call now. Cohbar has DEFINITELY piqued my interest. And, I will ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Great question zimmy. Several lines of evidence suggest that MDPs do not exert toxicity but.....and here I think you'll ...

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    $DIet $CKD $Creatinine An interesting article from Cleveland Clinic: "Diet Changes Can Help Chronic Kidney Disease ...

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    $Magnesium More info on Mg from another source Never take these three forms of magnesium Dear Reader, Yesterday, I...

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    Thanks Dr KSS for good response. I see there is now a PuraMatrix that is being promoted as well. I was relieved to see...

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    Pete It is practicably impossible to avoid lectins in a balanced diet. The good news is that they are no more the sam...

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    jb, Perusing some of the 600+ amzn comments, I have noticed the biggest turnoff for readers was Dr. Gundry's hard sell...

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    I took our metformin conversation to heart also. I had my annual PCP visit a few weeks after. I carried a lot of weight ...

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    NoTicker Marianne, how dry should the "dryness" be? I take a glass of Cabernet or Merlot now and then, amidst the ...

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    I, too, am a firm believer in the low carb diet (pioneered by Atkins, now seen in South Beach, Paleo, etc.) The USDA Fo...

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    The whole question of a study using nurses or nuns as a subject appears specious to me. They are not peas in a pod. We...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Hi Traydon: What I was discussing is the DASH diet, an approach for lowering BP by increasing potassium intake. When one...

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    One other thing, Dr KSS talked about Potassium loading to cause Sodium excretion and I tried to ask a question, but forg...

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    I'll add my two cents to this. Although I've always been relatively healthy, adopting a low carb high fat diet has been...

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    That was petty convincing, Maryanne. Thank you! For those of you who choose to go on Matyanne's diet, make sure you ...

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    Hi Yelpik - It is not about finding a substitute for carbs. It's about completely reevaluating your diet and finding a n...

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    Good morning everyone, Although I won't be able to listen to the call tomorrow in real time (taking my daughters to N...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    $PTGX up 40 percent since its mention less than a month ago on our conference call. Long. We will be conferencing aga...

  • JohnM

    Comment Link: https://www.stockgumshoe.com/2017/06/oncotutorial/comment-page-22/#comment-4948291 Author: xmandave ...

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    Doc, I take 1/2 of a men's multi-vitamin daily, on the premise that it may smooth out variations in my diet. So that wo...

  • achandra13

    STM, our best wishes are with you. These are tough times you are going through. A diet change is certainly in order here...

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    Good evening, everyone. I've had a trying time the last few weeks that started with passing a gallstone, amusingly enoug...

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