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Can plant foods and their phytochemicals be used to reduce arterial plaque?

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Can plant foods and their phytochemicals be used to reduce arterial plaque?

This is a question asked live during the January 21, 2023 AMA.

Short Answer: Yes, but if you don’t have specific intolerances to plant compounds the best thing to do is simply aim to meet your vitamin and mineral targets from a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices, rather than trying to use specific plant compounds from specific studies in any specific amount.

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This snippet is from the January 21, 2023 AMA. The full recording and transcript is reserved for Masterpass members. Here is a preview of what’s included:

Ask Me Anything | January 21, 2023 AMA

Plant compounds and heart disease, balancing omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, food intolerances, nutrient cofactors for genetic defects in branched-chain amino acid metabolism.

The questions include:

  • How do I consume omega-3 without hurting my omega-6 status?

  • If I have a hereditary weakness in breaking down branched-chain amino acids, what cofactors do I need to consider, and do I need to restrict my protein when losing weight?

  • Could carnitine help a fatty acid oxidation disorder?

  • Should anti-inflammatories be taken away from workouts?

  • How does vitamin C affect autoimmune disease?

  • Folate form and purines

  • Can methylene blue help the respiratory chain?

  • Best references for omega-3 and inflammation resolution?

  • Smoothies and blood sugar

  • Is transdermal magnesium oil effective for osteoarthritis?

  • Why do K2 and Mg help my nerve pain?

  • Should I separate my potassium benzoate and vitamin C supplements?

  • The best and most simple comprehensive micronutrient panel.

  • How much K2 is needed in pregnancy?

  • How do I accentuate the fasting-feeding cycle?

  • Could K2 help with environmental pollution?

  • Why do shoulders crack when we get older?

  • Why do I react poorly to anti-inflammatory foods?Disclaimer

I am not a medical doctor and this is not medical advice. My goal is to empower you with information. Please make all health decisions yourself, consulting sources you trust, including a caring health care professional.

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