Causes Or Cures

Contaminants in Commercial Supplements, with a focus on Spirulina & Chlorella- a Conversation with Dr. Piotr Rzymski

May 24, 2020 Dr. Erin Stair/ Dr. Piotr Rzymski Episode 29
Causes Or Cures
Contaminants in Commercial Supplements, with a focus on Spirulina & Chlorella- a Conversation with Dr. Piotr Rzymski
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Causes Or Cures
Contaminants in Commercial Supplements, with a focus on Spirulina & Chlorella- a Conversation with Dr. Piotr Rzymski
May 24, 2020 Episode 29
Dr. Erin Stair/ Dr. Piotr Rzymski

In this episode, Dr. Erin Stair chats with Dr. Piotr Rzymski, who is a researcher with the Department of Environmental Medicine at Poznan University of Medical Sciences. He has over 140 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has a strong interest in analyzing the ingredients in commercial supplements, as well as the presence of any contaminants or teratogenic compounds, meaning things that can harm a developing fetus. This particular conversation will focus around his paper, "Essential and toxic elements in commercial microalgal supplements." The microalgal supplements include Spirulina and Chlorella, both of which are very popular and often called "Superfoods."  The podcast covers his research findings related to these supplements and others, his recommendations to consumers and his advice on how to make the industry safer.

To contact Erin, please write erin@bloomingwellness.com
Follow Erin on Instagram

To read or listen to her new, short parody on the sleazy side of wellness, click here:
Yours in Wellness, Krystal Heeling, Letters from the Wellness Industry.



Show Notes

In this episode, Dr. Erin Stair chats with Dr. Piotr Rzymski, who is a researcher with the Department of Environmental Medicine at Poznan University of Medical Sciences. He has over 140 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has a strong interest in analyzing the ingredients in commercial supplements, as well as the presence of any contaminants or teratogenic compounds, meaning things that can harm a developing fetus. This particular conversation will focus around his paper, "Essential and toxic elements in commercial microalgal supplements." The microalgal supplements include Spirulina and Chlorella, both of which are very popular and often called "Superfoods."  The podcast covers his research findings related to these supplements and others, his recommendations to consumers and his advice on how to make the industry safer.

To contact Erin, please write erin@bloomingwellness.com
Follow Erin on Instagram

To read or listen to her new, short parody on the sleazy side of wellness, click here:
Yours in Wellness, Krystal Heeling, Letters from the Wellness Industry.