• Rodney & Dr. Becker

LIVE | The Invisible Killer & How to Protect Your Pets

Almost every year, dogs and cats needlessly die of mycotoxin poisoning from pet food. Rodney and Dr. Becker discuss the recent recall affecting hundreds of dogs and what pet parents can do to protect their dogs and cats. Plus, an effective but often untried therapy for allergies, the effects of fasting on cancer treatment, and much more! Rodney & Dr. Becker discuss the latest research on nutrition and health in this replay of their weekly Facebook Live in the Inside Scoop. Plus they answer listener questions. Original LIVE aired 1.17.2021.



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In this episode:

Corn & mycotoxins (01:30)

Foods & supplements to help counter the effects of aflatoxins (14:45)

The family of vegetables that inhibit mutagenicity of aflatoxins (21:49)

An overlooked therapy for pets with environmental allergies (24:25)

The nutrient that helps prevent GI infections (30:42)

Fasting & chemotherapy (34:40)

Mentioned in this episode:

FB Live Titer Video

Dogs Dying from Aflatoxins

A Review of Class I and Class II Pet Food Recalls Involving Chemical Contaminants from 1996 to 2008

Dietary modulation of the biotransformation and genotoxicity of aflatoxin B(1)

Apiaceous vegetable constituents inhibit human cytochrome P-450 1A2 (hCYP1A2) activity and hCYP1A2-mediated mutagenicity of aflatoxin B1

Clinical efficacy of sublingual allergen-specific immunotherapy in 22 cats with atopic dermatitis

Regional Desensitization

Scientists identify nutrient that helps prevent bacterial infection

Fasting reduces the incidence of vincristine‐associated adverse events in dogs

Effect of fasting therapy in chemotherapy-protection and tumor suppression: a systematic review