Food, Success & Life for The Modern Woman
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Kick off your heels and grab your water as your Food, Success and Life for the Modern Woman host Jennifer Knecht connects with experts around the globe. Together you’ll explore real health, real fat burning results and sexy confidence. www.fslmodern.com.
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Nutrient Therapies Treating Chronic Disease, #48
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In this episode of Food, Success & Life for the Modern Woman, Julia Rucklidge talks about her trials in using micronutrients for the treatment of mental illnesses. She shares about the advances they have made in learning what can lead to reducing and eliminating symptoms of ADHD, anxiety, PMS, depression in both adults and children. Her research is quite astounding and she’s making waves to change the way we treat our illnesses with methods other than drugs. In the trials they perform in her research lab, they take an approach where they give everyone the same micronutrients, and then test to see if and how that worked. It’s difficult to give everyone something different and pin point the trials that worked. They give people a broad spectrum of micronutrients, in levels that are higher than the average recommended allowances but in a safe level and within a therapeutic range. They did trials with ADHD. Half went into micronutrient and half went into placebo groups, and those that were on the micronutrient group showed significant changes in their ADHD symptoms. They also just completed a study to explore ceasing smoking. Now doing a study for women experiencing PMS symptoms, to treat women naturally and looking at women and depression, women with postpartum depression, helping people with insomnia, children with ADHD, etc. What is the best way to spread the word and talk to practitioners about this? Disseminate results. Step 1 – Studies need to be submitted into a journal to have great impact and be taken seriously. Step 2- Media will be present to listen to results. They will help spread the word to the masses. Step 3- Julia is spreading the word, public speaking, interviews, podcasts, get the information to the public, and now trying to get the information to politicians. Step 4- Need to convince authorities that it’s better and cheaper than the alternative which is drugs. This is difficult because most drugs’ patents are coming to an end, so they are becoming cheaper. Gearing their research towards finding out if they can make micronutrients cheaper. Bottom line is that it’s hard. There’s a monopoly on healthcare by pharmaceutical companies. Use of nutrients to impact adults with ADHD Her lab did an amazing trial. It was only done for 8 weeks due to funds. It often takes several months to start t