In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Dr. Deanna Minich joins Dr. Carrie Jones to discuss all about melatonin. They dive into:
- The functions and benefits of melatonin;
- The importance of darkness in melatonin production;
- Melatonin's role as an antioxidant;
- The potential use of melatonin in immune health and brain detoxification;
- Melatonin supplementation and its potential therapeutic applications.
Dr. Deanna Minich is an expert in nutrition science, an international lecturer, a teacher, and an author with more than two decades of experience in academia, food, and dietary supplement industries. She holds the position of Chief Science Officer at Symphony Natural Health. Additionally, Dr. Deanna has authored six consumer books on wellness topics and has published more than fifty scholarly articles.
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00:00 - Intro
04:51 - Who is Dr. Deanna Minich
10:10 - The widespread influence of melatonin
17:07 - What is the peak of detoxification and melatonin activity?
19:10 - Understanding the connection between light and melatonin
25:54 - The interplay of circadian rhythm, vitamin D, and melatonin
30:02 - Melatonin supplementation
39:37 - What happens with melatonin as women transition into menopause
45:18 - Exploring the melatonin content in foods
49:33 - If you take melatonin, you won't make your own - true or false?
52:12 - Where can you find Dr. Deanna Minich?