Ep. 79: Hyperthyroidism, Collagen Alternatives, and Forcing Mitochondrial Respiration (Q & A)

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In this episode we discuss:

  • Whether it’s beneficial to force increased mitochondrial respiration with supplements
  • How to determine the ideal amount of pro-metabolic supplements to take
  • What to do if you react poorly to collagen or gelatin protein powder 
  • Whether food additives like carrageenan, gums, nitrates, sorbates, MSG, microbial enzymes, cultures, and artificial colors are worth avoiding 
  • Whether we need to be concerned about hyperthyroidism and whether hyperthyroidism can be caused by over-supplementing thyroid hormone 

2:39 – is it beneficial to “force” increased mitochondrial respiration and the oxidation of glucose 

15:09 – alternatives to collagen or gelatin protein powder  

19:19 – which food additives are worth avoiding 

58:53 – whether hyperthyroidism is something we should be concerned about 

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  • Nicky
    Posted at 03:33h, 11 November Reply

    Why might some react badly to gelatin? I find it causes me irritability and insomnia. Where as I never noticed it with collagen. I also wonder if it contributes to my joint pain. Thanks Jay!

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