Dr. Ruscio’s Weekly Wrap Up- #56

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In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we looked at a double-blind, placebo-controlled study  that has shown a significant decrease in cardiovascular disease with a simple supplement regiment of CoQ10 and Selenium.

On Wednesday’s podcast release, we welcomed back Dr. Dan Kalish to discuss a newly published study with the Mayo Clinic. This landmark study is a huge step in validating functional medicine. We discuss how patients were treated and the results they achieved.

Dr. Ruscio’s Weekly Tip

In Monday’s video, we discussed a fantastic study demonstrating the effects that selenium and CoQ10 supplementation have on cardiovascular disease. The results indicated a significant decrease in death from CVD when supplementing with selenium and CoQ10. In this week’s tip, we discuss if adding Selenium and CoQ10 might be helpful for you.

Latest Research

Yet another study showing iodine Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source might be damaging to your thyroid; population observational study.

Statin drug use may cause shingles later. Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source

Exercise improves quality of life Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source in those with inflammatory bowel disease.

Gluten ataxia (incoordination due to cerebellar antibodies) shown to be more associated with non-celiac gluten sensitivity Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source than to celiac disease.

A recent review paper discussing non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source

Laugh a Little!

Healthy Foodie

The Domestic Man: Mee Kati (Coconut Milk Rice Noodles)

Minimalist Baker: Vegan “Pulled Pork” Sandwich

Paleo Hacks: Dairy-Free Funky Monkey Popsicles

Kris Kresser: Greek Feta Cheese and Hot Pepper Dip

Happiness Homework 

Plan a staycation or a weekend getaway.

Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the
airplane takes off
against the wind—not with it.
—Henry Ford

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