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by hill dweller
Sun Sep 11, 2016 3:09 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Scientists that astrocytes missing insulin receptors actually became less efficient over time in transporting glucose in
Replies: 7
Views: 2200

Re: Scientists that astrocytes missing insulin receptors actually became less efficient over time in transporting glucos

Demetrius at Harvard works on the reverse Warburg effect. https://dash.harvard.edu/bitstream/handle/1/13890649/4294122.pdf?sequence=1 This paper outlines the give and take between neurons and astrocytes. "Several years ago, it was proposed that lactate formed and released by astrocytes in an ex...
by hill dweller
Thu Sep 01, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Recently learned I am heterozygous for APOE-e4 - Now what?
Replies: 61
Views: 19593

Re: Recently learned I am heterozygous for APOE-e4 - Now what?

My parents didn't follow a heart-healthy diet. My father put butter on every piece of bread he ate. He buttered hamburger and hot dog buns! He buttered the bread for a peanut butter sandwich! He buttered crackers too A true "heart-healthy diet" is LCHF, so in your father's case, it probab...
by hill dweller
Mon Aug 29, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: I'm brand new. Just found I'm ApoE4. Yikes! I am going to try to learn what to do next.
Replies: 112
Views: 30456

Re: I'm brand new. Just found I'm ApoE4. Yikes! I am going to try to learn what to do next.

WhatNext asked: If I don't have a doctor's order, is the test likely to be covered by insurance? WalkIn Labs does give you a doctor's order, with the required NPI (national provider id) number that your insurance wants. You may have to ask for it. With this, you can file a claim for insurance reimbu...
by hill dweller
Wed Aug 24, 2016 9:37 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Organic Food Company Graphic
Replies: 5
Views: 1676

Re: Organic Food Company Graphic

Infographic of Big Food, another reason to eat as if you were your great-great grandparents: http://www.visualcapitalist.com/illusion-of-choice-consumer-brands/ It's really amazing how much pantry space is free in our house, since we no longer eat anything out of a box or can. Dried herbs, nuts, fla...
by hill dweller
Sat Aug 20, 2016 2:22 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Which Olive Oil?
Replies: 14
Views: 4413

Re: Which Olive Oil?

Arbequina from Calif Olive Ranch is delicious! One of the best things I've ever tasted!
by hill dweller
Sat Aug 20, 2016 11:01 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Organic Food Company Graphic
Replies: 5
Views: 1676

Re: Organic Food Company Graphic

Dr. Howard has more graphics, if you have the stomach ;) including wine, beer, soft drinks, coffee, seeds, food-borne illness, food systems (processing/distribution).
https://msu.edu/~howardp/organicindustry.html
by hill dweller
Fri Aug 19, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Recommendations for a good Grape Seed Extract
Replies: 2
Views: 1299

Re: Recommendations for a good Grape Seed Extract

I listened to Gundry's AHS16 presentation on YouTube. He said Costco's resveratrol with grape seed extract was a good quality product, and that he had no financial interest in it. It's TruNature, on sale online currently at http://www.costco.com/trunature%C2%AE-Grape-Seed-%2526-Resveratrol,-150-Time...
by hill dweller
Wed Aug 17, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Stanford seeks ApoE4 carriers for study (age restrictions)
Replies: 2
Views: 1044

Stanford seeks ApoE4 carriers for study (age restrictions)

From today's Facebook page apoe4.info: Healthy ApoE4 Carriers Needed for Alzheimer's Disease Study What: The Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University is looking for healthy volunteers to participate in a study on genetic factors that are protective against the develop...
by hill dweller
Tue Aug 16, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: 5-htp for hot flashes in women who do not produce enough serotonin
Replies: 26
Views: 8071

Re: 5-htp for hot flashes in women who do not produce enough serotonin

I suffered horrible flooding for 5 years during perimenopause, followed by intense hot flashes (5 or 6 per hour) during the last years of perimenopause and then menopause. The hot flashes decreased to only 5 or 6 per day after 9 years of menopause. Based on the WHI study, I never sought out HRT in m...

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