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In this episode, you will learn about optimizing Phase 2.5 detoxification, addressing mast cell activation, and balancing mTOR and autophagy.  

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About My Guest

My guest for this episode is Dr. Kelly Halderman.  Dr. Kelly Halderman, MD completed a Family Practice Medicine internship with the University of Minnesota and has a Naturopathic Medical Degree from Kingdom College of Natural Health where she is the current Academic Dean of Students.  She holds certification in MethylGenetic Nutrition by the Nutrigenetic Research Institute and certification from The American Functional Neurology Institute in Functional Neurology and Neurofeedback.  She is the lead researcher for the NutriGenetic Research Institute and also sits on the board.  She is currently working on completing her Ph.D in clinical nutrition and has certification in Plant Based Nutrition from Cornell University.  Her interests include cancer and Chronic Lyme, of which she has personally experienced and beaten.  She does consultations for those interested in optimizing their health. 

Key Takeaways

  • What is Phase 2.5 detox and how is it impacted and optimized?
  • What are bile salts and bile and how might they be increased?
  • What is the connection between bile and SIBO?
  • What is the role of inflammation in detoxification and the importance of reducing inflammation in order to optimize detoxification?
  • What is the role of the mast cell in inflammation and in detoxification impairment?
  • How does Acetyl-CoA steal lead to reduced ATP and low energy and fatigue?
  • What is the role of iron in inflammation?
  • What are mTOR and autophagy? What stimulates mTOR and shuts down autophagy?
  • What is Phase 3 detoxification and the role binders in minimizing enterohepatic recirculation?

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Interview Date

July 11, 2018    


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