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  1. Jun 2019
    1. But, if you take a supplement containing 1,250 milligrams, your body seems to realize that’s too much—and so, clamps down on absorption at the intestinal lining level, and you end up absorbing less than half.

      (see 45 seconds into video)

      This could be very handy for lowering the pH of the gut (increasing the acidity). As explained in other Greger videos, an acidic gut is desirable because good gut bacteria produce acids and thus are the bacteria that thrive in an acidic environment.

      Currently, I'm taking magnesium citrate, and my concern is that the unabsorbed magnesium is alkalinizing my gut. Vitamic C should be able to counteract this if it is indeed an issue.

  2. Apr 2018
  3. Sep 2017
  4. Apr 2017
    1. I have had IBS essentially all my life. At least as far back as I can remember. This is a very interesting experiement. Hopefully scientists can use this as a springboard for either further research, or ideally, to find a solution. IBS negatively impacts quality of life for many sufferers.

      Isn't the flipped experiment a clear indication that FTT (fecal transplant therapy) can help alleviating IBS? If the reverse is true, there might be great value in getting your microbiome fixed/infused by healthy microbiota from donors.

  5. Jun 2015
    1. “Disinfectants have no place in a normal household

      This is such a substantial mindshift and companies have spent years and billions persuading us otherwise. We urgently need to understand how to be clean but not sterile