IFM's Recommended Supplements & Botanicals for COVID-19. Full analysis/Interview w/ Alex Tollington.
2020 Sep 071h 4m 1s
In episode 10 of the Fredrickson Health Show friend and fellow functional medicine consultant-Alex Tollington dissect and interpret the recommended botanicals and nutraceuticals from IFM.org's website. "Health professionals and the public must be well informed about the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the disease it causes (COVID-19), and how it spreads. This information is readily available and not within the scope of this document. At this time, there are no specific vaccines or uniformly successful treatments for COVID-19. In this context of insufficient evidence, the scope of this document will be to assess the scientific plausibility of promising prevention approaches and therapeutic (nutraceutical and botanical) interventions and then to offer clinical recommendations. This article is part one of a series. Click here to view part two."-IFM.ORG In episode 10 of the Fredrickson Health Show friend and fellow functional medicine consultant-Alex Tollington dissect and interpret the recommended botanicals and nutraceuticals from IFM.org's website. Show notes below. 2:25 Alex Tollington transition in career from Engineer to Functional Medicine Nutrition consultant. 3:35 How finding cures takes time. 5:45 Cytokine Storm, Inflammasome complex description. 7:45 Inflammation and Disease. 8:16 acute vs chronic inflammation 9:16 Quercitin benefits-mast cell stabilizer, inflammation, ionophore. 12:19 Quercitin comes from the name Oak Forest 13:30 Alex’s personal story with high dose quercetin for relief from a bee sting. 14:40 Quercitin and absorption. 15:30 Curcumin/Turmeric intro 19:50 Benefits of Full spectrum Turmeric 21:27 EGCG-Green Tea Extract modulating the inflammasome 22:27-NR2 modulation-genetic shifts to less inflammatory state. 25:32 4 cups daily of green tea recommended!? 25:57 NAC-N-ACETYL-CYSTEINE 29:22 NAC STUDY on elderly patients on influenza 29:50 Resveratrol as an immune product? 30:32 Resveratrol and alzheimers 31:38 Vitamin D and Covid 37:23 New York Attorney General study with Vit D. Finding a reputable brand is key. 37:58 Melatonin as anti inflammatory 41:27 Vitamin A and secretory igA 44:46 Elderberry and it’s anti-viral effects 46:00 Elderberry study showing it doesn’t contribute to cytokine storm. 47:15 PEA part of endocannaboid system