2018-11-18: Diverse topics discussed from months of guest appearances on KZSC, Santa Cruz, CA


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Functional MRI shows that crocodiles hear music like mammals; Dark chocolate with more than 70% cacao is a serious brain food! Functional Medicine approach to medicine is defined, e.g., pain control without opiates; Nutmeg helps prevent liver damage from toxins; Drinking baking soda is anti-inflammatory and activates stomach acid; Why health care billing takes 7 times as many employees compared to other businesses; The effect of childhood trauma on pain thresholds later in life; Natural prebiotics are easy to find and cheaper than commercial supplements; Cryptosporidium contamination is very common in hotel pools even when well chlorinated; Lots of toxins and other problems with e-cigarettes; Beets raise nitric oxide, reducing blood pressure and also has other healthy effects; A study in China supports the importance of MTHFR genetic test to treat folic acid metabolism defects; Pertussis vaccine only lasts so long, causing periodic outbreaks; People with higher amount of Neanderthal DNA may resist infections but have higher Alzheimers risk

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