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Understanding Nutritional Building Blocks: Vitamins, Minerals, Fats and Aminos | Rejuvenate Pod Ep 44

by Krissy Hawkes & Elwin Robinson

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References from this episode:

RP - Thyroid -
RP-  Metabolism -
RP - Feel Good -
RP - Nutrients 1 -
RP - Chronic Pain -
RP - Big 5 Character - 
RP - Grant  Vitamin A -
RP - Ray Peat  -
RP - Feel Good 2 -
RP - Feel Younger Diet -

NutrEval -

00:00:00 What are building blocks and why are they important
00:08:46 Elwin’s personal story on Tyrosine
00:19:50 Optimal and suboptimal signs and symptoms 
00:21:09 Deficiency vs suboptimal
00:25:35 Best test to check your building block levels
00:36:38 What determines whether we have enough or don’t have enough building blocks - should we supplement
00:48:38  Will taking more resolve the issue of having a suboptimal amount of building blocks - strategies to increase your suboptimal levels
00:59:30 Can having too much of a building block be a bad thing (Yes!)
01:15:19 Essential amino acids - there may be some you want to reduce
01:20:20 Not all proteins are equal 
01:29:19 It is important to test - be careful with supplementation
01:32:11 Are there some building blocks that are more important than others
01:35:40 How do the building blocks relate to premature aging
01:41:14 Final thoughts

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Executive Producer - Chad Newman