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by zc_hl
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:16 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: The 'selfish brain' is regulated by aquaporins and autophagy under nutrient deprivation
Replies: 31
Views: 3737

Re: The 'selfish brain' is regulated by aquaporins and autophagy under nutrient deprivation

Deuterium-Depleted Water Influence on the Isotope 2H/1H Regulation in Body and Individual Adaptation https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6723318/ The sensitivity of the central nervous system to fluctuations in the isotopic composition of water is confirmed by experiments on the Wistar rat...
by zc_hl
Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Blood clotting and Alzheimer's
Replies: 11
Views: 542

Re: Blood clotting and Alzheimer's

Regarding coagulation, D-dimer is elevated in covid: COVID-19: Abnormal Clotting Common in More Severe Disease (https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/covid19/85577) Intermittent dry fasting (Ramadan) could help lowering D-dimer: Effects of Intermittent Fasting on Serum Lipid Levels, Coagula...
by zc_hl
Sat May 30, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: The 'selfish brain' is regulated by aquaporins and autophagy under nutrient deprivation
Replies: 31
Views: 3737

Re: The 'selfish brain' is regulated by aquaporins and autophagy under nutrient deprivation

Starvation in Man (https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM197003192821209) "Because of the small excretion of urea (normally the major osmotic solute), there is very little need for water excretion, and urine volume may fall to 200ml per day. Thus, a fasting man need drink very little water,...
by zc_hl
Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:48 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Veggie burgers?
Replies: 12
Views: 1548

Re: Veggie burgers?

This is processed food. Do you a favor and not eat that :)
by zc_hl
Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:46 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Veggie burgers?
Replies: 12
Views: 1548

Re: Veggie burgers?

Composition of one of the Boca burgers: INGREDIENTS: WATER, SOY PROTEIN CONCENTRATE, REDUCED FAT CHEDDAR CHEESE (PASTEURIZED PART-SKIM MILK, CHEESE CULTURE, SALT ENZYMES, ANNATTO [COLOR], VITAMIN A PALMITATE), CORN OIL, WHEAT GLUTEN, CONTAINS LESS THAN 2% OF THE FOLLOWING: CARAMEL COLOR, METHYLCELLU...
by zc_hl
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: The 'selfish brain' is regulated by aquaporins and autophagy under nutrient deprivation
Replies: 31
Views: 3737

Re: The 'selfish brain' is regulated by aquaporins and autophagy under nutrient deprivation

Osmolytes: A Possible Therapeutic Molecule for Ameliorating the Neurodegeneration Caused by Protein Misfolding and Aggregation https://www.mdpi.com/2218-273X/10/1/132 Most of the neurological disorders in the brain are caused by the abnormal buildup of misfolded or aggregated proteins. Osmolytes are...
by zc_hl
Fri Mar 06, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Does having APOE4 protect you from getting the Coronavirus? .... Maybe
Replies: 27
Views: 3953

Re: Does having APOE4 protect you from getting the Coronavirus? .... Maybe

First clinical trial for Coronavirus - 24 G IV infusion of Vitamin C https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04264533 It's a very high amount, probably to prove efficacy. Normal IV's are like 10-15 grams. But, long story short if you have some vitamin C daily... even like 200 mg, it will likely help...
by zc_hl
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Stavia's Vegetarian very low fat trial
Replies: 85
Views: 19250

Re: Stavia's Vegetarian very low fat trial

Hi kimberlamb - no I never did it properly, it was just far too hard to work out the macros to fit with what is optimal for me. The protein was really difficult to get to 60 grams (which I find best for me) while keeping the carbs low enough and the fat high enough. All whole food vegetarian protei...
by zc_hl
Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Risks of dampening the inflammatory response?
Replies: 6
Views: 923

Re: Risks of dampening the inflammatory response?

Hi Jafa, If you have some time, I would advise you to read about the Marshall pathogenesis hypothesis which is totally on topic: https://mpkb.org/home/patients/pathogenesis_overview By the way, amyloid-β is an anti-microbial peptide (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29504537-alzheimers-amyloid-is-an-...
by zc_hl
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Caffeine and its impact on absorption of vitamins and minerals
Replies: 2
Views: 674

Re: Caffeine and its impact on absorption of vitamins and minerals

Interesting. I tried to find their evidence about caffeine interference with vitamin A's action but was not able.

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