Cannabis Safe Use (S3E5)

Now that we live in a country where recreational cannabis is about to be legalized, a bit of education around safety and harm reduction wouldn’t be amiss.  While the “gateway-drug” theory that one drug will make you want to go … Read More

Carnitine (S3E4)

A place for everything and everything has its place.  This is how I would sum up nutrition in a nutshell.  A big piece of our metabolic need comes from the molecule known as carnitine.  L-Carnitine plays a large role in … Read More

Schizophrenia aka Metabolic Dysperception (S3E1)

The term Schizophrenia was coined in 1908 by Dr. Eugen Bleuler, and comes from a combination of the Latin words “skhizein” (to split), and “phren” denoting mind. However, due to the stigma that this word carries, I like to refer … Read More

Niacinamide the less bashful brother of vitamin B3(S2E10)

Vitamin B3 comes in two forms: Niacin and its amide form Niacinamide. While we have already covered Niacin in Episode 35 of season 1, Niacinamide also deserves its own episode as it has substantial benefits for health and mental wellness. … Read More

MSG to taste (S2E8)

MSG or Monosodium Glutamate is a chemical that is used to enhance the flavor of food. If you’ve ever been to a Chinese restaurant or eaten certain brands of chips, you’ll know how difficult it can be to stop eating. … Read More

Erectile Dysfunction (S2E3)

All gentlemen (myself included) are susceptible to a certain amount of what I like to call Samurai vanity. Put simply, it is a belief in one’s own competence with regards to our capabilities. As such, nothing is more of a … Read More

Acne treatment with Orthomolecular and Traditional Chinese Medicine (S2E2)

One of the unpleasant rights of passage for most people as they go through puberty is acne. Acne vulgaris is characterized and treated differently by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) than in Allopathic medicine. In TCM, it is called Fen Ci … Read More

Episode 48: Dietary Fiber

Today’s food environment is saturated with highly processed, high glycemic, low fiber foods. At the time that these foods were invented, it was mistakenly assumed that saturated fats (or any fats for that matter) were bad and caused heart disease. … Read More

Episode 47: Hypertension

Hypertension, or high blood pressure is a condition that comes in 2 varieties. HBP is measured using two numbers: Systolic pressure, or during a beat, and Diastolic pressure, or between beats. The cutoff value defining HBP would be 140 systolic … Read More

Episode 46: Osteoarthritis Causes and Prevention

Osteoarthritis (OA) is experienced by a great majority of the population worldwide. More often than not it is characterized as either primary or secondary types. The primary type (which is also called idiopathic or ‘of unknown origin’) is a disease … Read More