Russell Jaffe on 8 Biomarkers for Health

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Katie: Hello, and welcome to the Healthy Mama Podcast. I’m Katie at, and this episode is full of practical tips that you can use based on eight predictive biomarkers that are a reflection of a lifetime’s health. I am here with Dr. Russell Jaffe, an MD and PhD. He is the founder and chairman of PERQUE Integrative Health, a company that offers scientifically proven integrative health solutions. He has over 40 years of experience in these fields of research, contributing to molecular biology and clinical diagnostic research. Its focus is now on practical predictive tests and procedures designed to improve both precision and long-term health of diagnosis and treatment outcomes. He has written about one hundred articles, and like I said, he is both MD and PhD. He is board-certified in clinical pathology and chemical pathology. And he’s been receiving a lot of awards in these areas, and he’s going to tell his story better than I do today. But how he went from a completely traditional medicine background to the National Institute for Health, to a very collective approach to medicine now. I know you’re really going to enjoy this highly practical event, so let’s jump into it.

Katie: Dr. Jaffee, welcome. Thanks for being here.

Dr. Jaffe: Thanks for the invitation.

Katie: Well, I’m excited for our conversation today. And I know we have a lot to talk about. But to start, you have such an interesting background. And I think this is a great place to start. I think our listeners would love to hear a little more about you, and in particular, that you made a pretty radical jump from traditional medicine at NIH to where you are today. So can you briefly tell us what changed your thinking and how it was reflected and how you practice medicine?

Dr. Jaffe: Well, thank you for that question. Because yes, I was a vague person and now I advocate what I think is a safer, better, more natural, more proactive, more personal, more proactive, more preventative approach. And since I think others have said better, we are spending more and feeling worse and we call that health care. So I did internal medicine and biochemistry and molecular biology in Boston, I came to the NIH Clinical Center, excited because most of us were in the democracy of merit at that time. And I realized very quickly that we are dealing with people who have fallen into the river of disease and we hope to reduce the rate of drowning in this river of disease, but Were not preventing him from leaving.

Consequently, there has been a denial of people who said that the traditional and / or evidence-based approach to promoting their health is up to the true primary prevention of personal medicine. And luckily, I chose to go and debunk very nice people because they showed me how ignorant I was, Queen Lou, I went to exclude traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture and I He received a seven-year apprenticeship in Washington. DC. Ramamurthy Mishra wrote a textbook of yoga psychology and commentary and, having studied extensively instead of Patanjali Sutra and an MD PhD, I declined and became his student. And then I heard about a Cambodian Buddhist monk who had decoded the color healing and non-invasive color healing system that was given 2500 years ago, practiced for 5 centuries, 20 centuries, 2000. Had been lost for years, and had discovered it. General Chat Chat Lounge And from the age of 80 when I met him to 110 when he passed, we were mostly together and yes, these are the kind of people where, if you can see them, their sandals or shoes are a good off. And if closed, it’s a change of experience, or how they meet or drink tea.

So yes, I’m sure I was trained in scientific methodology, which means being able to see it across cultures and over time and in philosophies, but a shared guide that has evidence … Now some of it is observable and tidy and some of it is double blind and some of it is triple blind, which we can talk to you about if you like. So yes, I came as a skeptic. I am now very confident that we spend an extra $ 3 trillion annually on health care to bury one million people more quickly and with much less cost. And I believe we should do better. We deserve to do better than that. If we have the right to happiness, which goes back to the basis of our nation, then I am convinced that health care, in some way, is a right to citizenship, not a privilege of economics.

Katie: I agree with you. And I like that you were willing to question your assumptions. I think this is something that we can all benefit from considering a consistently held belief or assumption, because really, if we are right we only strengthen our faith and if not So, we need to diagnose it anyway. , So I am so honored that you did this work even with your work, and it was very important for your career. When people are able to do that, I really respect them. And I think that you now have such a wonderful perspective from both of these areas, so that people can offer such unique advice and I’m happy to go into more depth with you. I know you’ve talked about this new understanding and look at the whole picture, that our health is largely determined by factors such as diet and lifestyle, and you use the term epi genetics. So can you explain to us what that is and how dramatically those factors can affect our lives and our health?

Dr. Jaffe: Thanks, I can very easily explain what it is not and then I will explain what it is. So it’s not your DNA that you inherited from your parents, half of each, that’s your genome, that’s your DNA. But then DNA has to be translated by something called RNA and then called product or protein or glycoprotein or lipoprotein. And this is where life really gets more interesting. And Epi Genetics is 92% of your quality of life, quality of life. It is determined by your daily life habits, what you eat, drink, think and do, the ways in which you choose to live your life. We call them everyday life habits, sometimes HODL because we like to write some words in an acronym that is a little difficult to understand.

Therefore, epigenetics has become very important. It was endorsed in the early ’70s when Don Frederickson ran the National Consensus-run National Institute, with 92% of the selection and lifestyle being 8% DNA and determination, over the decades. This has been verified several times. So Epi Genetics is where the opportunity is right now, and yet, Epi Genetics and Lifestyle is not what we have at the core of the medical education curriculum for physicians and nurses or Hospitals or natural patients. It’s mostly about making the right diagnosis, and then a treatment to reduce the inconvenience or treat the symptoms. And what I’m saying is really different, Epi Genetics is your chance to change your habits and therefore your future.

The past is behind us. I think we can agree that the past is behind us. The future has not come. I think we can agree that the future has not come. So what are we going to do today so that our daily habits can choose life and health? This means that we can digest, mix and eliminate food without any burden, which means being well hydrated with water and herbs are your beverage of choice. This means giving thanks for spending a few minutes each day and creating appreciation for your part, using your metaphor to rejoice in your part.

And you have to turn around. So sitting is the new smoking and the sugar is the new tobacco. So get up and abandon candy bars and processed foods and hidden sources of sugar and eat whole foods that you can digest, attach, and eliminate without exception, and from years to younger. Can feel You can feel less than a decade old by changing your habits and thoughts and activities. And I’m an example, just the personal example of the person who made the transition.

Katie: I like it. And I know that when we were preparing for this interview, you wanted to talk about bio-markers today with certain things when it comes to it, and especially in the ways that we re-consider our health. Can do. And then what can we learn from these biomarkers for lifelong health, and not just throughout life but also in health Spain So to start, what do you mean when you say that you should re-think health? I know you’ve touched it a bit, but what do you mean by that concept?

Dr. Jaffe: Yes, when I talk about reconsidering health, I mean, making choices that are about early, personal, proactive, and predictable practice protocols. And if I say that in a slightly different way, that means looking at the causes, not the results. Does this mean you are getting good good things and are you able to reduce nutrient-poor nutrition? And yes, in almost all cases, you can document results in type 2 diabetes, type 1 diabetes, fibromyalgia, muscle aches and other similar conditions, starting in just six months from the best standard of care. Can be Wish you the best, feel and work better. And you can document that with some self-diagnosis such as digestive tendencies over time. Your urine, acid alkaline pH after rest. How does nature feel about cleansing the nutrients that are out of your body at the moment? Are you well hydrated? These are automated diagnostics that are very cheap, easy to do, and come up with interpretations to help you understand what that means so that you can choose wiser than tomorrow.

Katie: Got it makes sense. Well, then I can’t wait to dive in on them because I’m a big fan of statistics and able to track things and measure them and see what’s working and what’s not. ۔ So what are predictive biomarkers?

Dr. Jaffe: OK, so what are the biomarkers that are predicted? There are eight of them. The first is hemoglobin A1C. The second is the high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, known as HSCRP. The third is Homo Sistine. The fourth LRA is cell culture, it is an immune tolerance test. Fifth is the pH of urine after rest, a measure of how much cellular magnesium you need or need. Then your vitamin D levels that come out as nerve hormone, then your Omega 3 Index essential fat balance, Omega 3 to Omega 6 we both need but most of us get Omega 6 and it is often Worse. We need more omega 3s than whole seeds and nuts and foods.

And then last, and this is an unusual one, this is a simple test of urine but usually not done so far. She is 8-oxoguanine. There are now 8 oxygens to measure how much oxidative damage your DNA has in your nucleus. This is a very important risk factor or marker. And that’s why when we started the 100,000 lab tests, just to know how many tests we needed to cover all lifestyles and epigenetics. It is part of our Health and Rhythmic Health Working Group. We’ve come up with eight tests that can be interpretable for less than $ 1000. And you can add life to life over the years and years based on the values ​​that have the best results, not within the statistical lab limits. So we don’t care what the lab limits, we don’t care what the best results are for each of these eight biomarkers. And we want to know if you are there or not. If you are, celebrate that you are at the best price for your best results. And if you are not, here are the daily habits that will get you there in about six to six months.

Katie: Awesome. Okay, so let’s look at each of them and give these types of people a broader picture of what to expect and what they look like and then, if any of them, for example, If you want to get out of bounds, you need to know what they will do so they are not out of the reach. So you started with hemoglobin A1C. When the Hemoglobin A1C comes out, let’s talk about what is especially a scale and what we want to see.

Dr. Jaffe: Yes, in the late 1960s, we discovered that if you have excess sugar inside, it can damage the cells and the body is smart enough to stick to it. Stick to protein. And my geek mentor, Paul Gallup, originally produced the Hemoglobin A1C, published it around 19 1967. So it’s been a long time. And it gives you an average measure of excess sugar that gets stuck on your protein over time, usually a three-month time frame, maybe even a little bit more. And we know that people who are healthy and mostly live and feel and work best and have a new neuro hormonal digestive system that works best. They contain less than 5% hemoglobin A1Cs.

And now you ask the right question, which is to say that your hemoglobin A1C is above 5%, how do you get it to 5% or less and know the way you have done it? It is as sweet as you are, there is no sugar in your diet. The notice said there was no added sugar. اوسط امریکی آج ایک ہفتہ میں لے جاتا ہے ، ایک ہفتے میں ، ہمارے دادا دادی نے سال میں جو چینی لی تھی۔ چینی شامل کرنے سے بچنا مشکل ہے ، یہ واقعی مشکل ہے۔ یہ چربی اور نمک کے ساتھ ساتھ چیزوں کے ایک پورے جھنڈ میں پھنس گیا ہے جو آپ کی زبان اور آپ کے دماغ کو اس عادت کا نشانہ بنا دیتا ہے جس کو چاہے عنصر کہا جاتا ہے۔ ہم اس کے بارے میں کچھ اور وقت بات کریں گے۔ لیکن آپ پوری پن چاہتے ہیں ، آپ فطرت ، پرورش اور پوری پن چاہتے ہیں۔ آپ کھانا چاہتے ہیں جو آپ ہیموگلوبن A1C کو 5 5 سے کم پر لانے کے ل any کسی بھی بوجھ کے بغیر ہضم کرسکیں ، ملحق کرسکیں اور اسے ختم کرسکیں۔

اور مجھے خوشی خوشی خوشی خوشی خوشی خوشی خوشی خوشی خوشی خوشی خوشی خوشی خوشی خوشی محسوس ہورہا ہے۔ اور اب ، چونکہ میں نے اس وزن کو کھو دیا ہے اور برسوں سے اس کا دور رہ گیا ہے ، اس لئے میں اسے دوبارہ تلاش نہیں کروں گا۔ پچھلے کئی سالوں سے میرا ہیموگلوبن A1C٪ فیصد سے کم رہا ہے اور اس کا کہنا ہے کہ ممکن ہے کہ میں مدافعتی نیورو ہورمونل اور ہاضمہ اور اعصابی نظام کے اندر طویل اور اچھی طرح زندہ رہوں گا جو پوری عمر کے لئے کام کرتا ہے۔

لہذا ہیموگلوبن A1C اہم ہے ، باریکیاں ہیں۔ ہم نے جائزے کے مضامین لکھ دیئے ہیں اور لوگوں کے لئے اس بارے میں کتابوں میں ابواب شائع کیا ہے تاکہ لوگ مزید معلومات چاہتے ہیں ، لیکن آپ کا ہیموگلوبن A1C 5٪ سے کم ہونا چاہئے۔ اور ہم جانتے ہیں کہ آپ کس طرح اپنے سادہ غذا کو کم کرکے وہاں پہنچ سکتے ہیں ، جس کا مطلب ہے کہ خالی کیلوری والی چینی جو بہت سے پروسیسڈ ، پیکیجڈ اور کرکرا کھانے کی اشیاء میں پوشیدہ ہے۔ لہذا جب مجھے ہنٹر سے بیٹریس نے پڑھایا تھا وہ اسٹور کے کنارے خریداری کررہا تھا ، یہی وہ جگہ ہے جہاں اصلی کھانا ہوتا ہے اور گلیوں کے نیچے جانے سے محتاط رہنا کیونکہ یہی وہ جگہ ہے جہاں پیکیجز اور ڈبے ہیں۔

کیٹی: سمجھ گیا اور ایک اور مارکر کی حیثیت سے ، میں جانتا ہوں کہ ہیموگلوبن A1C ایک ہے جسے آپ کو تجربہ کرنے کے لئے لیب میں جانا پڑتا ہے اور مجھے لگتا ہے کہ یہ آپ کی طرح زیادہ درست ہے کیونکہ یہ وقت کے ساتھ ساتھ اس اوسط کی طرح ہے۔ میں گھر میں گلوکوز مانیٹر استعمال کرنے کا بھی ایک بہت بڑا پرستار ہوں اور نسبتا often اکثر اپنا روزہ رکھنے والا گلوکوز لیتا ہوں ، جو ایسا نہیں ہے ، یہ صرف اسنیپ شاٹ ہے بلکہ یہ ایک پیش گو گو بھی ہے ، اور یہ وہ چیز ہے جو ہم گھر پر ہی کرسکتے ہیں۔ میں جانتا ہوں کہ اگر آپ روزہ گلوکوز اور ہیموگلوبن A1C کی بات کرتے ہیں تو آپ کو کسی الجھنے والے عوامل کے بارے میں معلوم ہوتا ہے کیونکہ میں نے متعدد مریضوں کے لئے لیبز کے بارے میں سنا اور دیکھا ہے جنہوں نے انتہائی کم کارب غذا کھانے کے باوجود اور بغیر کسی پروسیسر شدہ چینی کی ، ہم پھر بھی رہیں گے وہ نمبر دیکھیں۔ کیا ایسی دوسری چیزیں ہیں جو اس قسم کے کھیل میں آسکتی ہیں ، جیسے آؤٹ لیئر منظرنامے؟

ڈاکٹر جعف: ٹھیک ہے ، ہاں ، آپ کا شکریہ۔ آؤٹلیئر منظر نامہ صحیح اصطلاح ہے۔ مجھے اختتام کے ساتھ شروع کرنے دیں اور اس کی وجہ سے واپس آ جائیں۔ فریکٹوسامین ، جیسے فریکٹوز امائن۔ فرکٹوسامین ایک اضافی شوگر کا ایک طریقہ ہے جو پروٹین پر پھنس جاتا ہے اور یہ زیادہ انتظار کرنے کی بجائے ایک ماہ یا اس کے اندر تیزی سے بدل جاتا ہے۔ اور ہیموگلوبن A1C کے بارے میں کیا پیچیدگیاں ہیں؟ ٹھیک ہے ، اس پر مبنی ہے کہ آپ کے سرخ خلیات کتنے دن زندہ رہتے ہیں ، اور آپ کے سرخ خلیات اور ایک صحت مند شخص تین یا چار ماہ زندہ رہتا ہے۔ لیکن بعض اوقات سرخ خلیے تین سے چار ماہ تک زندہ نہیں رہتے۔ اور پھر آپ کے پاس ، کچھ لوگوں نے متضاد متغیرات کے بارے میں مضامین شائع کیے ہیں جو ہیموگلوبن A1C پر اثر انداز ہوتے ہیں۔ لہذا جب ہمیں اس کا پتہ چل گیا تو ، ہم باہر گئے اور دیکھا کہ یہ کیا آزمائش ہے کہ اگر آپ سرخ خلیوں کی حالت زیادہ نازک ہو یا مدافعتی کمپلیکس یا کسی بھی طرح سے ایک طرح سے ٹیکس عائد ہو تو بھی آپ کیا کر سکتے ہیں؟ اور اس کا جواب فریکٹوسامین ہے۔

تو ہاں ، ٹھیک ہی وہی کچھ ہے جو آپ نے کہا تھا ، نامہ نگار۔ اور جہاں ہم اپنی پوری کوشش کرنے کی کوشش کرتے ہیں وہ یہ ہے کہ صارفین اور معالجین دونوں کو یہ سمجھنے میں مدد ملے کہ باہر جانے والے کیوں موجود ہیں اور ان کے بارے میں کیا کرنا ہے تاکہ آپ ایک درست پیمانہ حاصل کرسکیں اور الجھن میں نہ پڑیں۔ اب ، احترام کے ساتھ ، آپ خون کے تھوڑے سے لینسیٹ قطرے پر ہیموگلوبن A1C کرسکتے ہیں اور اسے فلٹر پیپر کے ایک چھوٹے سے ٹکڑے پر ڈال کر لیب میں بھیج سکتے ہیں۔ لہذا آپ کو درست ہیموگلوبن A1C حاصل کرنے کے لئے فلبوٹومی کی ضرورت نہیں ہے۔

اور دوسری طرف ، ہم میں سے زیادہ تر سفید کوٹ ہائی بلڈ پریشر سے واقف ہیں ، آپ جانتے ہو ، جیسے صرف خون کھینچنا یا کسی کو دیکھنے کے لئے جانا جس کے پاس سفید کوٹ ہے اور اس کے گلے میں اسٹیتھوسکوپ ہے اور اسی طرح کلینک کی بو ہے۔ General Chat Chat Lounge بہت سے لوگوں کے ل، ، یہ ان کے بلڈ شوگر میں تبدیلی لاتا ہے۔ لہذا چونکہ ہم بلڈ شوگر اور انسولین اور ہیموگلوبن A1C کی پیمائش کرتے ہیں ، لہذا ہمارے نتائج کے مطالعے میں میں آپ کو بتا سکتا ہوں کہ زیادہ تر لوگوں کے لئے ہیموگلوبن A1C ایک اچھا طریقہ ہے اور جب ہیموگلوبن A1C ناکافی ہوتا ہے تو اس میں فروکٹوسامین بھرتا ہے۔ اور ہاں ، آپ کو درست ہیموگلوبن A1C پر یا فرکٹوسامین پر 5٪ سے کم ہونا چاہئے ، جس کا مطلب ہے کہ آپ لیب کی حد کے نچلے حصے پر ہیں۔

کیٹی: سمجھ گیا ٹھیک ہے ، یہ واقعی مددگار ہے اور اس کا مطلب ہے۔ اور یہ ایک نسبتا سیدھا اور یقینی طور پر لگتا ہے ، گلوکوز والی کوئی بھی چیز یقینی طور پر غذائی عوامل سے بھی جڑی ہوئی ہے۔ کیا آپ کے پاس کوئی ضمیمہ ہے جس کی تجویز کرتے ہیں یا اس قسم کے صحت مند سطح کے ساتھ مل کر کام کرتے ہیں؟

ڈاکٹر جعف: نہیں ، نہیں ، ایک بار پھر ، غذائی اجزاء یا ضروری کوفیکٹرز کے سلسلے میں ایک بہت اچھا نکتہ ہے جو آپ کے جسم کو شوگر ریگولیشن میں بہتری نہیں بنا سکتا ہے۔ پتہ چلتا ہے کہ یہاں بہت سی جڑی بوٹیاں اور کئی معدنیات موجود ہیں۔ معدنیات کرومیم ہیں۔ اور آپ سائٹریٹ فارم کے پولوینیٹ شکل میں کرومیم رکھ سکتے ہیں۔ اور پھر خاص طور پر وینڈیم اور وینڈیم ascorbate۔ لیکن یہ پتہ چلتا ہے کہ کرومیم اور وینڈیم الگ الگ جسم کو بلڈ شوگر اپٹیک اور میٹابولزم کے خاتمے کو منظم کرنے میں مدد کرتے ہیں۔

اور پھر پتہ چلتا ہے کہ یہاں چار جڑی بوٹیاں ہیں۔ مجھے یقین نہیں ہے کہ ہمیں ان میں کتنا وقت گزارنا ہے۔ لیکن ان میں سے کچھ پرانے عہد نامے پر واپس جاتے ہیں ، جیسے مارا ، یا تلخ تربوز۔ ان میں سے کچھ ہم عصر ہیں ، جیسے ، آپ انھیں چینی ریستوراں اور کم از کم امریکہ کے روایتی حصوں میں اگر بحر الکاہل کا رم نہیں تو حاصل کر سکتے ہیں۔ اور اسی طرح ایسی جڑی بوٹیاں اور معدنیات ہیں جن کو مائیکلائزڈ نرم جیلوں میں جوڑ کر گلوکوز ریگولیشن کے حصے کے طور پر لیا جاسکتا ہے۔ اور ہم نے ان میں سے کچھ محفوظ ، قدرتی نقطہ نظر کو زیادہ موثر بنانے میں مدد فراہم کی ہے۔

کیٹی: کامل اور پھر آگے بڑھتے ہوئے ، مجھے سی-ری ایکٹیو پروٹین کے بارے میں بھی بات کرنا پسند ہے اور آپ نے سی-ری ایکٹیو پروٹین کی جانچ کے ل a ایک خاص مارکر کا ذکر کیا۔ ہر ایک کے لئے جو واقف نہیں ہے ، کیا آپ اس کی وضاحت کر سکتے ہیں کہ سی-رد عمل والی پروٹین کیا ہے ، صحت مند رینج کیسا دکھائی دیتی ہے اور پھر ہمیں کیا جاننے کی ضرورت ہے کہ اگر ہم حد سے باہر دکھائیں تو؟

ڈاکٹر جعف: ہاں ، آپ کا شکریہ۔ لہذا ، سی رد عمل کرنے والا پروٹین ایک قابل انمول پروٹین ہے ، جب یہ آپ کے جسم کی مرمت کے قابل نہیں ہوتا ہے جب مرمت کے خسارے کی وجہ سے آپ کا جسم چیخ رہا ہے ، اکثر سوزش کے طور پر غلط فہمی میں مبتلا ہوجاتا ہے۔ جب آپ کے جسم میں مرمت کا خسارہ ہوتا ہے اور سی-رد عمل کا پروٹین بڑھ جاتا ہے۔ اور پال رائڈر اور نادر ریفائی اور دیگر ساتھیوں نے یہ ظاہر کیا ہے کہ کم اختتام پر ، آپ کو کافی مفید معلومات ملتی ہیں۔ لہذا ایک ایچ ایس سی آر پی یا اعلی حساسیت والی سی آر پی ہے ، جہاں لیب کے ذریعہ حد کے نچلے حصے کا زیادہ درست طور پر تجزیہ کیا جاتا ہے اور ایچ ایس سی آر پی کے لئے صحت مند قیمت 0.5 سے کم ہوتی ہے ، ایسے افراد جن میں سوزش کی دائمی مرمت کا خسارہ ہوتا ہے یا آٹومینیون حالات ہوتے ہیں اور ہم چاہتے ہیں ان کو ایسی ناقص حالت کی مرمت کرنے کی اپنی بہترین صلاحیت کی طرف واپس جانا ہے جہاں ایچ ایس سی آر پی 0.5 سے کم ہے۔

کیٹی: سمجھ گیا ٹھیک ہے ، کامل لہذا اگر یہ حد سے باہر نہیں آتی ہے تو ، کیا کچھ حکمت عملی ہیں جن کی مدد سے آپ جسم کو معمول کی حد میں واپس لانے میں مدد فراہم کریں گے؟

ڈاکٹر جعف: ٹھیک ہے ، مرمت کو بڑھانے کے ل you آپ کو زچگی کے اینٹی آکسیڈنٹ کی ضرورت ہوتی ہے جس کو ascorbate کے نام سے جانا جاتا ہے ، لیکن آپ کو ایل ascorbate ، نوعیت کی شکل کی ضرورت ہے ، مصنوعی شکل کی طرح نہیں جو کام نہیں کرتی ہے۔ لہذا آپ کو پولیفینولک پر مبنی مکمل طور پر کم L-ascorbate کی ضرورت ہے جیسا کہ البرٹس اور جارجی نے 1930 کی دہائی میں ایک synergistic ، یا ایک ضرباتی فائدہ کے طور پر نشاندہی کی ، جب آپ کے پاس درست flavonoids اور flavolol ، quceedtin dihydrate ، ناقابل تحلیل او پی سی ہے۔ L-ascorbate کے ساتھ مل کر کام کریں جو مکمل طور پر بفر ہوا اور مکمل طور پر کم ہوگیا کیونکہ اس کو پرانے روایتی انداز میں ایک نائٹروجن کمبل کے تحت تیار کیا گیا ہے۔

پھر ، اس کے علاوہ ، آپ کو میگنیشیم کی ضرورت ہے۔ اور آج آپ کو کرومیم سائٹریٹ کے ذریعہ میگنیشیم کو بڑھانے کی ضرورت ہے تاکہ آپ اے ٹی پی کو چالو کرسکیں ، انسانی جسم کی توانائی کرنسی ، آپ مائیٹوکونڈریا کو میگنیشیم اور عسوربیٹ دونوں کی مدد سے محفوظ کرسکتے ہیں ، آپ کو پروٹون میلان کہا جاسکتا ہے۔ سیل موثر اور مؤثر طریقے سے کام کرتا ہے۔ ہم میں سے بہت سے لوگ خود میں میگنیشیم کی کمی کی وجہ سے دائمی تیزابیت میں مبتلا ہیں۔ ہم اینٹی آکسیڈینٹ موت کی وجہ سے دائمی آکسائڈیٹیو تناؤ میں ہیں ، بنیادی طور پر اسکوربیٹی ، جہاں آپ سی صفائی کے ذریعہ معلوم کرسکتے ہیں کہ آپ کو کتنی ضرورت ہے۔ اور اسی طرح ہم نے ترقی کی ہے اور ہمارے ساتھ ساتھ دیگر افراد نے بھی عملی ٹیسٹ تیار کیے ہیں جس کی مدد سے لوگوں کو یہ فیصلہ کرنے اور یہ معلوم کرنے کی اجازت دی گئی ہے کہ وقت پر کسی وقت انھیں کتنی ضرورت ہے ، اور پھر جب تک کہ وہ اس بات کی جانچ نہیں کریں گے کہ ان کو کتنی ضرورت ہے زیادہ نظامی بنیاد پر۔

کیٹی: یہ حیرت انگیز ہے۔ اور مجھے پسند ہے کہ آپ نے میگنیشیم پالا ہے۔ یہ وہ چیز ہے جس کے بارے میں میں نے بہت سال پہلے سیکھا تھا اور باقاعدگی سے لے رہا ہوں اور اس بات کو یقینی بنا رہا ہوں کہ میں اس وقت سے کافی ہو گیا ہوں ، اور مجھے یقینی طور پر ایسا کرنے سے ایک فرق محسوس ہوا ہے۔ میری تحقیق میں ، میں نے پڑھا ہے کہ جسم میں جسمانی طور پر سیکڑوں رد hundredsعمل کے ل mag میگنیشیم مفید ہے اور اس کی وجہ سے ، مٹی کی سطح کا خاتمہ ، اور ہمارے کھانے کی فراہمی میں بدلاؤ ، ہم میں سے بہت سارے واقعی بغیر بھی کافی نہیں مل پاتے ہیں۔ اس کا ادراک کرنا ، اور درست امتحان لینا مشکل کام ہے۔ جب کہ عام طور پر ، میں نے جو کچھ بھی پڑھا ہے ، اس سے وہ چیز ہے جو ہم اعتدال پسند سطح پر نسبتا safely محفوظ طریقے سے لے سکتے ہیں۔ تو کیا یہ وہ چیز ہے جو آپ بھی باقاعدگی سے لیتے ہیں؟

ڈاکٹر جعف: اوہ ، ہاں۔ میں آپ کو بتاتا ہوں کہ میں ایک لمحے میں روزانہ کی بنیاد پر کتنا خرچ کرتا ہوں ، لیکن میرے ساتھی ڈاکٹر رون ایلن نے تقریبا 15 سال پہلے یہ دکھایا تھا کہ اگر آپ سیرم میگنیشیم رینج کے نچلے نصف حصے میں ہیں تو ، آپ کی دائمی کمی ہے ، اور وہ اسے سی ایل ایم ڈی دائمی اویکت میگنیشیم کی کمی کہتے ہیں۔ دوسروں ، بشمول خود ، نے ثابت کردیا کہ اگر آپ کے پاس کم میگنیشیم ، جس کا مطلب ہے ہائی بلڈ پریشر ، گردوں کے مسائل ، جگر کے مسائل وغیرہ کے ثبوت موجود ہیں تو ، آپ کو حد کے نچلے حصے میں سیرم میگنیشیم ہونے کا امکان ہے۔ اور اگر آپ کے سیل میں صحتمند میگنیشیم ہے تو آپ سیرم کی حد کے اوپری حصے میں ہوں گے۔

تو ہاں ، میگنیشیم زیادہ تر سیل کے اندر ہوتا ہے۔ تھوڑا سا خون میں ہے۔ لیکن ہمارے کام سمیت رون ایلن ، ملڈرڈ سیلگ برٹن آلٹورا اور دیگر کا شکریہ۔ اب ہم یہ جانتے ہیں کہ آپ کو کس طرح خطرہ لاحق ہے ، جس میں آپ سیرم میگنیشیم رینج کے نچلے نصف حصے میں ہیں اور اس کے بارے میں کیا کریں ، جس میں کولین سائٹریٹ کے ساتھ میگنیشیم کو بڑھاوا دیا جاتا ہے۔ کوئی دوسرا کولائن کام نہیں کرتا ہے ، ضروری ہے کہ وہ چولائن سائٹریٹ ہو ، چولائن بٹارٹریٹ چولائن سائٹریٹ نہیں ہونا چاہئے۔ اب آپ اپٹیک ، چیپیرون کی ترسیل اور میگنیشیم کے سیلولر برقرار رکھنے میں اضافہ کرتے ہیں۔ تاکہ ایک تہائی کے بجائے ، جو آج آپ مگنیشیم کے بہترین سے بہترین میں سے ایک سے زیادہ حاصل کرتے ہیں ، ایک تہائی آئن چینل کے ذریعے جسم میں آتا ہے ، اور واضح طور پر ، اس کا نتیجہ تقریبا almost ختم ہوجاتا ہے۔ جتنی تیزی سے یہ آتی ہے۔ لہذا ان چیزوں میں سے ایک جو ہم نے شروع کی تھی وہ تھی چیپیرون کی ترسیل اور میگنیشیم کو برقرار رکھنے میں اپٹیک۔ اور گذشتہ ایک دہائی کے دوران ، ہم نے رون ایلن کے بیان کردہ بیان کی تصدیق کردی ہے ، اور مجھے یہ کہتے ہوئے خوشی ہو رہی ہے کہ وہ اور میں ابھی بھی کئی سال پہلے NIH میں ہمارے دنوں کے ساتھی ہیں۔

کیٹی: سمجھ گیا سمجھ میں آتا ہے. ٹھیک ہے. پھر وہاں سے آگے بڑھتے ہوئے آپ نے ہومو سسٹین کا بھی تذکرہ کیا ، جس کے بارے میں میں نے دل کی صحت سے متعلق ایک مارکر کے بارے میں پڑھا اور سنا ہے ، مثال کے طور پر ، لیکن اس کی وضاحت کریں کہ ہومو سسٹین کیا ہے اور یہ ہمیں اندرونی طور پر کیا چل رہا ہے اس کے بارے میں ہمیں بتاتا ہے۔

ڈاکٹر جعف: ٹھیک ہے ، ہومو سسٹین ایک امینو ایسڈ ہے جسے کلمر میککلی نے 1960 کی دہائی میں نقشے پر رکھا تھا کیونکہ بلند ہومو سسٹین اور ایکسلریٹ اتھروسکلروسیز ، کورونری دمنی کی بیماری ، فالج اور دوسرے امراض قوی خطرات کے مابین روابط کی وجہ سے۔ تب سے ، یہ ثابت ہورہا ہے کہ وہ ایک ساری وجہ کی بیماری ، اموات کی نشاندہی کرنے والا ہے ، جس کا مطلب یہ ہے کہ اس سے بھی زیادہ اہم بات یہ ہے کہ اور جو واقعی اہم ہے وہ ہے میتھونائن اور ہومو سسٹین کے درمیان تعلق۔ آپ چاہتے ہیں کہ آپ کا میتھائنین تیار رہے تاکہ آپ اپنی مرضی سے اور ضرورت کے مطابق میتھیلیٹ کرسکیں۔ آپ چاہتے ہیں کہ آپ کا ہومو سسٹین نیچے ہو اور آپ کو قلبی اور دیگر دائمی بیماریوں سے بچائے۔ اور ہومو سسٹین کے لئے بہترین نتائج کا مقصد کی قیمت چھ سے کم ہے۔ اور آپ وہاں سلفر کی تیز خوراک لے کر وہاں پہنچ جاتے ہیں ، جو GGOBE ، لہسن ، ادرک ، پیاز ، براسیکا انکرت اور انڈے ہیں۔ اور میگنیشیم ایسکوربیٹ ، پولی فینولوکس سمیت کافی کوفیکٹرز رکھنے سے ، جس کے بارے میں ہم ابھی بات کر رہے ہیں ، اس بات کو یقینی بنائے کہ آپ کے میتھیلیشن سسٹم موثر انداز میں کام کر رہے ہیں۔ لہذا یہ قدرے پیچیدہ ہے ، لیکن ہم بہتر سسٹمز کا استعمال کرتے ہوئے ہماری رہنمائی کے لئے فطرت ، پرورش اور پوری کا استعمال کرسکتے ہیں۔ اور یہی بات آج ہم کر رہے ہیں۔

کیٹی: ٹھیک ہے ، بہت اچھا ہے۔ تو چلتے ہیں کیونکہ یہ وہی لوگ تھے جن سے میں زیادہ واقف تھا۔ ایک جوڑے تھا جس کا آپ نے ذکر کیا کہ میں اتنا واقف نہیں ہوں ، سب سے پہلے مجھے لگتا ہے کہ آپ نے ایل آر اے سیل ثقافتوں کو کہا تھا۔ کیا آپ بتاسکتے ہیں کہ وہ کیا ہے؟

ڈاکٹر جعف: مجھے یقین ہے کہ ایل آر اے کا مطلب ہے لیمفاسیٹ رسپانس پرے ، ایل آر اے ، لیمفوسائٹ رسپانس ایش ، اور لیمفوسائٹس سفید خون کے خلیات ہیں جو میموری رکھتے ہیں۔ لہذا آپ کے کچھ سفید خلیوں کو یاد ہے جب آپ بچپن میں تھے اور آپ کو بچپن میں خسرہ ، ممپس یا بچپن میں جو بھی انفیکشن تھا اور اس کو یاد رکھنے کی وجہ سے آپ کی حفاظت کرلیتا تھا کہ آپ کو یہ بچھڑا تھا اور صحت یاب ہو گیا تھا۔ اور پھر ان سفید خلیوں کا ایک اور پہلو ہے جس کو ٹی سیل کہتے ہیں جو انٹی باڈیز کہلائے بغیر جواب دیتے ہیں۔

لہذا سیل ثقافتوں کے مختلف پہلو ہیں اور جو آپ کی ضرورت ہے وہ ایک سابق ویوو ٹیسٹ ہے۔ سابق ویوو کا مطلب یہ ہے کہ خون تجربہ گاہ میں اسی طرح جسم میں رد عمل ظاہر کرتا ہے۔ اور ایل آر اے ایک 35 سالہ ہونے لگتا ہے ، لیکن صرف اس کی اپنی تسلیم شدہ لیمفوسائٹ رسپانس پرکھ میں آرہی ہے جس کی سابقہ ​​ویوو بہت درست ہے۔ نمونوں کے ساتھ بلائنڈز پر 3 فیصد سے کم تغیر اور کسی دوسرے معاوضے کے مقابلے میں ، زیادہ سے زیادہ نتائج ، آٹومیومینیٹی اور استثنیٰ کے کامیاب مطالعے اور مدافعتی رواداری کی بحالی اور سوزش میں کمی اور مرمت کی اہلیت میں بہتری کے لئے استعمال کیا گیا ہے۔ ہمارے پاس 25 ملین سیل ثقافتوں کے ہمارے ڈیٹا بیس میں 80،000 مقدمات ہیں۔ اور ہم آپ کے سامعین کو جانچ سے واقف کرنے میں خوش ہیں ، آپ جانتے ہیں ، وہ شاید اس سے واقف ہی نہیں ہوں گے۔

کیٹی: ٹھیک ہے ، پیشاب پییچ کا کیا ہوگا؟ اس سے ہمیں جسم کے اندر کیا ہورہا ہے اس کے بارے میں کیا کہنا ہے؟

Dr. Jaffe: Well, there’s one time of day and that’s after six or more hours of rest when the fluid in your bladder equilibrates with the cells in the genital urinary or bladder system, and you get a non-invasive measure of cellular acidosis or alkaline adequacy. Akaline means magnesium, acidosis means magnesium deficiency. If your cells are acidic, then your urine pH will be below 6.5. The healthy range of 6.5 to 7.5. If it’s consistently above 7.5, we have a different conversation about Tenenbaum illness, but most people are below 6.5, meaning they need more magnesium in their diet and supplements. And usually enhanced uptake in chaperone delivery magnesium, which is an area that has been a particular research interest in documentation tools.

Katie: Gotcha. Okay. So if either of those are out of range, that one it sounds like does very much directly tied to magnesium, are there other factors that we need to optimize as well?

Dr. Jaffe: Well, during the day, it turns out there are at least 25 different things that influence your urine pH. It’s only after six or more hours of rest, that the urine pH correlates tightly with cellular magnesium needs. And that’s why we measure it after rest, and usually at home, keeping a daily log, and then bring that to your health coach or health professional who can help you understand? What does it mean about Do I need more magnesium? Or do I need more choline-citrate, how many doses a day? And generally, it’s an extra dose, for every half pH unit below 6.5. Because pH turns out to be logarithmic and what that means is that a little change makes a big difference in biology and physiology.

Katie: Okay, got it.

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And then now I want to switch gears and talk about one of my favorite things that I’ve been reading about recently, which is vitamin D. And I’m so glad that you mentioned this is one of the predictive biomarkers. There’s so much data across the board that I’ve read, and I’m sure even more that you’ve seen on all of the various ways that vitamin D is vital to overall health and right now in a very timely way toward reduced risk of complications from respiratory illness. I’ve also personally seen studies on the link between optimal vitamin D levels and lower risk of certain types of cancer. I think this is a really big deal and a marker that a lot of people should be testing and probably are not. But from your perspective, walk me through why vitamin D is so important. And what level do we want to see when we test for that?

Dr. Jaffe: The best outcome goal value for vitamin D properly measures 50 to 80 nanograms per mL. What that means is that the country, United States, in general, people have between 15 and 25, which more than triples their cancer risk. And if you take that vitamin D under your tongue as drops, you can get into the brain before the body and get it in. Whereas Dr. Michael Holick, a colleague who’s known as Dr. Sunshine points out that millions, maybe 40 million Americans do not absorb vitamin D from their intestines because of maldigestion, dysbiosis intestinal problems. And so these are people who can swallow a lot of vitamin D and get very little benefit.

So we know what the best outcome goal value is 50 to 80, that provides a safe range. We take as many drops under the tongue as needed to get you into the 50 to 80 range, and then you celebrate because it’s a neurohormone. We call it a vitamin, but it’s not really a vitamin, it’s a neurohormone and you’re right, it does a lot of things, both outside and inside the cell. And you need other cofactors with it, including magnesium and various kinds of vitamin K. But vitamin D is very important and the best outcome goal value is 50 to 80. That dramatically reduces your cancer risk and improves your all-cause morbidity, mortality, it reduces your cardiovascular risk, it improves your neurohormonal balance because it is a neurohormone itself. So 50 to 80 is your goal value, you can get there with drops under the tongue.

Katie: Gotcha. So just to clarify, this is one that you would absolutely recommend testing for and then supplementing with to get into those proper ranges. I know I’ve seen that as well that in the U.S., especially many, many people are deficient. And this is a tremendous risk factor, like you said, for a lot of problems that can much potentially much more easily be avoided if we optimize some of these things.

Dr. Jaffe: Well, all the predictive biomarkers are important, vitamin D especially so we now know what the safer, better outcome goal value is. And that’s where I want everyone to be. Now I have read even in “The New York Times” by distinguished scientific journalists, that because the country is deficient, it’s normal, statistically normal. That’s a statistical term having nothing to do with the common-sense meaning normal, but it’s statistically normal for people to be deficient. So that’s the way it is and don’t test and don’t stop them. As I think you can tell from the tone of my voice, I rather profoundly disagree with that point of view, you should test you should know, and you should be in the healthy 50 to 80 nanograms per mL.

Katie: Yeah, I think that’s another really important point that you just brought up. And I noticed that when I was going through Hashimoto’s and trying to get my levels back into normal range and to get into remission, which I now have. But that was something my doctor told me was that even within the range of quote unquote, normal thyroid hormones, you can still be having issues because those are based on averages. And the people who get tested for thyroid problems suspect they have thyroid problems. And so sometimes even what we’re seeing within the normal ranges are not optimal. And so that’s a really important distinction, I think, when we’re looking at labs as a marker of health is understanding that difference between just okay, and in normal range, and what optimal should be. And I love that you make that distinction in your work as well.

Dr. Jaffe: No, as someone who used to run the Clinical Center Labs at the National Institutes of Health, that’s something I can talk about. What we call the statistically normal or statistically usual range has to do with populations as you’ve correctly said. What we’re talking about today, though, has to do with individual personalized, proactive care. So if you know what the best outcome values are for each of these predictive biomarkers, the ones that cover all of epigenetics, I think you would want all of them to be in your healthiest outcome range, which means you have a 99 plus percent chance of living 10 or more years, as opposed to a 10% or 15% chance of living 10 plus years. I choose to be in the minority of people who are going to live and be dancing at 120 with their friends around.

Katie: I love that. I’m with you on that too. You also mentioned omega-3 and this is another area I would love to get your take on and to go deep on because Certainly, I’m a big fan of the National Institutes for Health. And I spent a lot of time in PubMed reading studies. There’s a lot of data about the benefits of omega-3s when we see populations that live a long time. That’s a common factor that they mentioned even in Blue Zones. But then I’ve also seen some information that you have to be careful with the sourcing of these because that’s something that can easily go rancid. So let’s start with testing. How can we know if we need more omega-3s? And what are good levels look like in the body?

Dr. Jaffe: Right, what are good levels look like? Now you look at Bill Harris’ work and others, and the answer is more than 8% omega-3 in the membranes of cells. This too can be done on a lancet, just the drop of blood on a piece of filter paper. And I remember the day when I was visiting with my colleague, Patti Bursar at the Military Medical School and Bill was there talking with her about how hard it was to find people who are taking in healthy amounts of healthy omega-3 essential oils.

Having pointed to me, he took a lancet out, took a drop of blood, and in about 10 days he sent me back reports that said my index, my omega-3 percentage, my omega-3 index was 13. So I called him up. And I said is this…I know 13 is higher than 8, that I understand. Is 13 better than eight? Or is it worse? He says, we don’t have enough people who are above 11. You know, you’re our poster child.” Now, you made a critical point. You can buy a lot of fish oil that is rancid and toxic. Rancid because air oxygen has damaged the essential fats and because it was not distilled under nitrogen. The omega-3 that I recommend is in a mycelized soft gel which is distilled under nitrogen. We remove the bad stuff, you concentrate the good stuff. You concentrate the EPA DHA essential omega-3 fats, we mycelize those in a soft gel.

And what do I take? Well, 6 to 10 grams a day. Now 6 to 10 grams a day is more than 3, and 3 is what many physicians today recommend, but I think our oxidative burden is higher. I can tell you that it keeps my omega three index above 8%. And that’s what I recommend. Now Barry Sears is an expert in this area of essential fats, he now recommends 15 grams of omega-3 EPA DHA a day. Different experts have different points of view. I think what’s clear is we need to reduce the omega-6. We need to increase the omega-3. Read Artemis Simopoulis’ work on the Greek Mediterranean diet and lifestyle, about why we need more omega-3, and we need less processed, crisp foods that are rich in omega-6, but it’s actually rancid and damaged omega-6, so it’s a double harm. So omega-3, yes, essential fats, yes, seeds and nuts and sprouts and foods that contain these as protected essential nutrients, yes. But once you start isolating and processing, you probably are getting trouble.

Katie: Yeah, that’s a great point. And that is a bigger dose than I would expect and I wonder this is what I’m curious to get for myself, now.

Dr. Jaffe: It’s not yet typical. But I can tell you when I started this because…there was a reason, but I started just because I needed to. I can tell you more and more and more of my colleagues have come around to the fact that we need at least 5 and between 5 and 10 grams a day of EPA DHA. Not the precursor because it turns out the precursor doesn’t get converted in most people to the active EPA, DHA. And given how much omega-6 most people get, look at the NHANES data, look at the PubMed data. When you look at how much omega-6 most people get, 5 to 10 grams a day is now a conservative intake, not a high intake.

Katie: Well, that’s… Yeah, that’s awesome to know because I can’t wait to test mine and see. I’m curious about that one. You also mentioned the last one, which I’m hopefully I’m not going to butcher it. I think you said 8-oxoguanine. Is that what you said or guanine?

Dr. Jaffe: No, no guanine, you got it. Guanine is one of the DNA bases. So it’s one of the language…it’s one of the letters of the genetic alphabet. Now, it’s also subject to air oxygen damage and oxidation and then it becomes 8-oxoguanine. We know what healthy people have, it’s less than 5 nanograms per gram of creatinine, which means you can take a spot urine, preferably in the morning but a spot urine and analyze it. And as long as you’re correct to the amount of creatinine that’s present, you have an accurate measure. So you don’t need a 24-hour urine. And it is a urine test. It’s non-invasive. And it completes the suite of protective epigenetic tests or the tests that measure epigenetics, where again, we know the best outcome goal value, and we can work with your lifestyle to get you.

Katie: Got it? Okay. And then, I know this wasn’t one of the eight but I’m curious to get your take on it. Another test that often is run when people do routine labs is a lipid or cholesterol panel. And this is a somewhat controversial area of research and I know that from what I’ve read, other countries have different ranges and different markers that they look at than we do in the U.S. So I’m curious what your take is now on what healthy cholesterol ranges look like and ways that we can optimize that. I would guess there’s an omega-3 component to this answer as well, but I’m really curious to get your take on cholesterol.

Dr. Jaffe: Well, I can tell you the answer and then I’ll tell you why I know the answer. But the answer is you should measure your oxidized cholesterol, your oxidized LDL. Your air oxygen damaged cholesterol and LDL contain 100% of the risk. And this may surprise people but in my, now, half a century in medicine, having collaborated with Don Cry, Bob Maley, and Bob Fedus on animal models of human heart disease, etc. many decades ago. I can tell you for sure that cholesterol and lipoproteins and HDL and LDL are innocent bystanders.

It turns out that magnesium protects essential fats in transit when they’re in LDL. Magnesium acts as an antioxidant to protect essential fats from air oxygen damage while they’re in transit. So I have taken care of people who have lived long and well with elevated lipids in their blood because they were high-performance, high-stress people and they needed to repair their membranes with cholesterol. They needed to repair their hormones through cholesterol, all of our hormones come from cholesterol. The notion that we should actually poison or inhibit the system that makes cholesterol. That was an interesting idea in the 1960s. It’s a scientifically-disproven idea today you can look at Malcolm Kendrick’s work online, you can look at many other people who along with our group showed that as long as you don’t damage the essential fats, they don’t harm you. And as long as you keep a healthy balance of omega-3 to omega-6 by eating whole foods that you can digest, assimilate and eliminate without immune burden. You can live long and well.

So what is it that’s so important about cholesterol? Well, let me give you some facts. And I hope you know this, I’m sure that you can check this out to verify. Half of the heart attacks occur in people with cholesterol above 200 and a half of the heart attacks occur with people below 200. Half of the heart attacks occur with people with LDLs above 100, and half of the heart attacks occur with people below 100. Of what meaning is that. A major person who advocated for that point of view said, and I quote, “Doctors are so dumb, they can only remember simple numbers like 200 and 100.” I said, “Well, what about the individual?” and they looked at me and said, “You’re so naive.” I don’t think I’m naive. Forgive me, but I don’t think I…

Katie: Wow, yeah, that’s really shocking, although I probably shouldn’t be at this point.

Dr. Jaffe: No no, excuse me for jumping in but it is shocking because a lot of medical care is devoted to these, your cholesterol or your LDL or your HDL or are your particles up or down this month versus another. And I’m telling you, it’s all about damage, oxidation, and reduction. Reduction has to do with antioxidants and buffering minerals like we’ve just been talking about. Oxidation has to do with oxygen and keeping it away from delicate things inside your body until you need it. Because oxygen is essential, without oxygen we wouldn’t be having this conversation. But we have basically fallen in love with a reductionist mechanistic model of letting the body fall apart and then trying to patch it up. And I think that’s the wrong model.

I want to keep my body renewing itself continuously, no part of my body or yours is more than 10 years old. And that’s our bones. So this notion that I’m getting old, relative to someone who is, shall I say, young is an illusion. If you get enough of the good stuff, you repair your bones and joints and body, and most of us is actually renewed every few months. So you get enough of the good stuff in, make sure that you exclude as much of the bad stuff as you can. And then learn how to thrive in this stressful, challenging 21st century time, including with these biomarker kinds of tests and understanding what the best outcome values are.

Katie: Such great advice and as we get close to the end of our time…I want to make sure I respect your time, I’m curious, first of all, if there’s a book or any number of books that have had a really dramatic impact on your life, and if so, what they are and why?

Dr. Jaffe: Well, the book that does come to mind is from the late 19th century, and it’s called Color and Light it was by Edwin Babbitt, who was what’s called a polymath, which means he was an MD, he was a JD, a lawyer, he was a PhD. And he basically anticipated the whole field of color therapy. And it turns out there’s a whole non-invasive color healing system that I studied because of Bhante Dharmawara that I have found to be first-line part of comprehensive, personalized, proactive predictive health care. And I want to get it incorporated into the curriculum of training the next generation of doctors and nurses, and health coaches and professionals because we really can feel and function better throughout the entire lifespan of our lives.

In my dad’s case, he died in my arms at 90 of natural causes, but he wasn’t supposed to live over 50. So we had an extra 40 years to enjoy each other. Bhante 110, and had highest frequent flyer status on three different airlines when he was 110. So it is possible to live long and well. As long as we choose the habits of daily living, that let us repair and renew. And that keep our predictive markers our functional personal predictive markers at their best outcome goal values. So live long and well and add life to years and years to life. That nature nurture and wholeness be your guides and eat the foods you can digest, assimilate, and eliminate without immune burden, staying well hydrated. And knowing that you move and think in order to add value to the lives around. Leave the place better than you find it. It’s not a bad philosophy.

Katie: That’s wonderful. And I think, like, you’ve given so much practical advice today. One question I’d love to wrap up with, and you may have just answered it already. But what is one thing that you would love our listeners to take away and remember from this conversation that can help really improve their life starting today?

Dr. Jaffe: Well, here I’m going to quote the 2000-year-old man Mel Brooks if there was one thing to take away from this conversation is that life is about choices. “And while the past is behind us and the future has not happened in this moment, we can choose life, and we can choose to be grateful for whatever our portion is so that we can touch others in a way that makes them smile.”

Katie: I love that. What a perfect note to end on after so much wonderful information in this podcast. Dr. Jaffe, I’m so grateful for your time today and for sharing all that you’ve learned in all of your years of research and study. Thank you so much for being here.

Dr. Jaffe: Very grateful to share this with your audience. And thank you for being you. It was a lovely conversation.

Katie: And thank you as always to all of you for listening and sharing one of your most valuable resources your time with both of us today. We’re so grateful that you did and I hope that you will join me again on the next episode of “The Wellness Mama” podcast.

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