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August 20, 2020

Optimal - The Podcast: Episode 1

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Optimal - The Podcast: Episode 1 Oxidative Stress

Dr. Dicken Weatherby & Beth Ellen DiLuglio, MS, RDN, LDN

Welcome to episode 1 of "Optimal - The Podcast". In today's episode we cover Oxidative Stress and a number of new and interesting biomarkers that have been added into the ODX Software application.

Here's a breakdown of what we covered and timing:

Introduction (00:00:00)
Personal COVID-19 Update (00:02:59)
Oxidative Stress – Intro (00:07:17)
Glutathione, Oxidative Stress & COVID-19 (00:17:07)
Oxidative Stress – Biomarkers (00:30:43)
ODX Biomarkers – Adiponectin (00:52:32)
ODX Biomarkers – Active B12 (01:00:11)
ODX Biomarkers – Selenium (01:05:32)
ODX Biomarkers – Free T3:Free T4 Ratio (01:09:50)


The ODX Oxidative Stress Series

  1. Oxidative Stress part 1 - And You Thought You Were Stressed!
  2. Oxidative Stress part 2 - Blood Biomarkers: Functional Blood Chemistry Clues
  3. Oxidative Stress part 3 - Specialized Markers Provide More Clues
  4. Oxidative Stress part 4 - Cardiometabolic Disease & Oxidative Stress
  5. Oxidative Stress part 5 - The Cholesterol Connection
  6. Oxidative Stress part 6 - Glutathione Inside and Out

Research Studies and Links

Correlation between Oxidative Stress, Nutrition, and Cancer Initiation

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Saha, Subbroto Kumar et al. “Correlation between Oxidative Stress, Nutrition, and Cancer Initiation.” International journal of molecular sciences vol. 18,7 1544. 17 Jul. 2017,  [R]

Glutathione

Nutrients and plant-based compounds support glutathione production and activity
Minich, Deanna M, and Benjamin I Brown. “A Review of Dietary (Phyto)Nutrients for Glutathione Support.” Nutrients vol. 11,9 2073. 3 Sep. 2019, [R]

Dr. Pizzorno’s review article on Glutathione

Pizzorno, Joseph. “Glutathione!.” Integrative medicine (Encinitas, Calif.) vol. 13,1 (2014): 8-12. [R] 

Glutathione, oxidative stress, and COVID-19

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Polonikov, Alexey. “Endogenous Deficiency of Glutathione as the Most Likely Cause of Serious Manifestations and Death in COVID-19 Patients.” ACS infectious diseases, acsinfecdis.0c00288. 28 May. 2020 [R]

Additional Oxidative Stress Information

Cholesterol acts as an antioxidant
Butterfield, J D Jr, and C P McGraw. “Free radical pathology.” Stroke vol. 9,5 (1978): 443-5. [R]

Smith, L L. “Another cholesterol hypothesis: cholesterol as antioxidant.” Free radical biology & medicine vol. 11,1 (1991): 47-61. [R]

ODX Biomarker Articles

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