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John O'Connor's Latest Articles - Page 6

March 20, 2017

Lp(a) Forum: Basic Information Plus Share Your Story

Dear reader: the information in this post provides the basics of Lp(a) and my journey after finding out my levels were elevated a few years ago. We have converted the… Read More

CBS Gene Sulfur
February 18, 2017

Why Sulfur and the CBS Genes are on my Nutrition Radar

There has been a lot of buzz about the CBS family of genes and how they impact sulfur metabolism, both from supplements like glutathione, as well as from food sources,… Read More

Transglutaminase 2 IgG Antibodies Celiac Gluten Sensitivity
January 18, 2017

Are transglutaminase 2 IgG antibodies evidence of gluten sensitivity or full-blown celiac?

Most people believe the world of gluten can be broken down into two groups: celiac, and everyone else. However, an emerging scientific consensus would indicate there is a need for… Read More

Vegans Vitamin A Genetics
November 29, 2016

Can Vegans Get Enough Vitamin A? The Answer may be Genetic

While I am not a full on vegan, I do eat a largely plant based diet and respect the ethical and environmental reasons underlying the Vegan lifestyle. With the popularity… Read More

MCT oil side effects
July 21, 2016

My Experience With MCT Oil: Benefits vs. Side Effects

I originally wrote this post to highlight side effects of MCT oil that weren’t frequently discussed in other forums. Reading this post will give you all of that information, as… Read More

Apples Nutrition
July 20, 2016

Apples and Nutrition: the Fruit that Prevents Disease?

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” We’ve all heard it from our Mothers, but is it true? Like so many topics in nutrition, who knows what to believe… Read More

Added Sunflower Oil to Products
May 26, 2016

Why is there sunflower oil on my cherries?

I grew up in Michigan, a state well known for the auto industry, but also famous for its delicious cherries. Michigan goes to great lengths to preserve their dominance as… Read More

glutathione dosage
May 25, 2016

My Experience With Glutathione Supplements: Benefits vs. Side Effects

A couple years ago now, I attended the Institute for Functional Medicine annual conference in San Diego, close to where I used to live in La Jolla. One of the… Read More

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