Five Most Serious Nutrient Deficiencies from Taking Drugs & Physicians’ Five Most Overlooked Drug-Food Problems
In a two-part series, we take a closer look at drug and food interactions. The story isn’t complete just by looking at interactions. Occasionally, drugs create nutrient deficiencies.
Dr. Eric Christianson, states, “I’d encourage every RDN to have a go-to pharmacist within their organization or community. There are so many medication problems to solve, and you will be asked medication questions when working with patients. I’d encourage you not to “wing-it” on medications and use a pharmacist’s expertise to your advantage.”
You’ve seen Forks Over Knives. You know about the Blue Zones, How Not to Die, and you have both The China Study and Eat to Live on your bookshelf. What else is there to say about a plant-based diet, fiber, and the microbiome? More than one might think. Read on my friend. Read on.
Here’s a question: Which creates greater diversity between you and your neighbor: your DNA or your microbiome? 1,2
The Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, once said “The only constant is change.” Today, it’s impossible to stay current on the latest smartphone, system software, political dispute, celebrity drama, or research. Of course, there are always the few who are early adopters to everything. But what about the majority of people? Why do humans resist change, and can anything be done to gift wrap that change and welcome its arrival?
Two possible causes of the cardiovascular consequences of Type 2 (T2DM) stand out: lower nitric oxide (NO) production and increased advanced glycation end products (AGEs).1