Tag: Pharmacist

Recommendations on magnesium supplements and dosage

Anonymous says, “What are your recommendations on magnesium supplements and dosage? Would you mix slow mag, which is magnesium chloride and calcium, for absorption, electrolyte balance, and magnesium oxide or glycinate to help with bowel function, or sprays like Ease or Ancient Minerals?” I’ve used a bunch of this stuff, and at the end of…


Why would a male have low blood levels of calcium?

Anonymous attendee says, “Why would a male be low in calcium?” Anonymous, write in the chat if you want, do you mean low in blood calcium, or do you mean low in bone calcium, or do you mean low in dietary calcium? So, I’m going to assume that you mean low in blood calcium. You…


Taking Vitamins YUCKY! Jameson vs. Vitamins / BIG BATTLE?

I keep ironmans but for your life cuz they’re good for you but I hate them they taste horrible one gives me a bitch burps this first yes like for a while isn’t it good for you though what I mean by you kidding me you saying I enjoy having a Fishburne not very much…


How do you determine if you’re getting enough protein?

Anonymous says, “How do you determine if you’re getting enough protein? I heard Dr. Stephen Phinney say, for those on a keto diet, if ketones are greater than 3 on a regular basis, then it’s a sign you’re not getting enough protein.” Okay, first of all, why are you on a ketogenic diet? So, if…


Best formula and dosage of no-carb electrolytes to take at night

Anonymous says, “Which brand and dosage of no-carb electrolytes would you take at night to optimize sleep, especially after sauna use?” I would drink a bottle of Gerolsteiner, and I would add to it 100 milligrams of any kind of magnesium: citrate, glycinate, malate, those three are fine. And I would add to it 400…


What supplements would you recommend for a ketogenic diet?

Anonymous says, “For someone on a keto diet, 80 grams total carbs, 40 g net, greater than 1 ketones,” I assume that’s more than 1 millimolar beta-hydroxybutyrate, “what supplements would you recommend? Any concerns with carbs being that low?” I don’t know that I would specifically tailor supplements on the basis of this data. So,…


Bovine colostrum for those with dairy sensitivities, and what to do about food sensitivities

Carol Matts says, “Bovine colostrum from New Zealand cows. Yea or nay for those with dairy sensitivities? If nay, what would you recommend instead?” Carol, what is your goal? If you want to make this more specific in the chat, write a little about what you’re taking it for. So, I don’t know. I mean,…


Heart palpitations as a result of vitamin K2 supplementation

Ellie says, “Vitamin K2, MK-4 and MK-7, might have caused prolonged heart palpitations. Upon stopping it, symptoms mostly resolved after a week or so. Does that mean that the body is better off without it? Might increasing calcium intake mitigate this?” And then there’s a link. Okay, I can’t look at the link now because…


The Carnivore Debate Part 2 | Mastering Nutrition #70

Hey everybody. This is Dr. Chris Masterjohn of Chris MasterJohnphd.com, and this is a special episode of Mastering Nutrition where Dr. Paul Saladino, Carnivore MD came on my podcast, Mastering Nutrition, to talk more about the carnivore diet. So stay tuned for carnivore diet part two. This is Mastering Nutrition with Chris Masterjohn, take control…


Supplements that may lower anxiety at night | Masterjohn Q&A Files #02

Supplements that may lower anxiety at night before or during sleep and improve heart rate variability during sleep. I don’t know enough about the HRV, the heart rate variability, to comment on improving that specifically. I do know that—so in my mind, heart rate variability is largely related to recovery from stress. So, I know…