Dr. Ruscio’s Wrap Up #194

In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we discussed if Vitamin D supplements reduce cancer or heart disease risk.

On Wednesday’s podcast release, we spoke with Warren Cargal and discussed how to treat damage to your mitochondria.

Latest Research

Recent experimental and clinical studies have suggested that probiotic supplementation has beneficial effects on serum lipid profiles. This meta-analysis concluded …

“Probiotic supplementation could be useful in the primary prevention of hypercholesterolemia and may lead to reductions in risk factors for cardiovascular disease”

In a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, the findings suggested that probiotic supplementation use is effective in lowering the lipid level and coexisting factors associated with cardiovascular disease.

In this study, no statistically significant association was found between the studied female reproductive measures (parity, abortion, use of an oral contraceptive pill, and use of hormone replacement therapy) and 11-year risk of TSH or TPO change.

Laugh a Little!

Healthy Foodie

Against All Grain: Buffalo Wings with Dairy-Free Ranch Dressing
Elana Amsterdam: Raw Kale Shiitake Salad
Pink Fortitude: Lemon Matcha Pancakes with Acai Berry Compote
Rebecca Bohl: Raw Chocolate “Candy Cane” Bites with Goji Berries

Happiness Homework 

Reach out to an old friend.

Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable

“The goal if life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with nature.”
—Joseph Campbell

What do you think? I would like to hear your thoughts or experience with this.

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