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by 227 · December 23, 2013 at 2:04 AM

Hi, I have a question about the enteric Coated peppermint/oregano oil capsules that I've started taking recently from the brand Natural Factors. Is capsules are very small, pea sized and on a daily basis I can see the remnants of the shell of... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · December 23, 2013 at 2:04 AM

i have had the exact same thing happen with enteric coated peppermint capsules. the brown little shells would come out broken in the toilet but i knew they opened in my colon because it felt like toothpaste coming out my butthole.

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by 734 · October 02, 2013 at 8:13 AM

I've heard that digestive enzymes are often destroyed by stomach acid (and therefore a capsule is needed to protect the enzymes from the stomach acid), but there's nothing protecting raw food, and yet it is often praised for the digestive enzymes... (more)

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Irth 0 · October 02, 2013 at 8:13 AM

The answer is no, plant enzymes are not destroyed by the highly acidic environment of the stomach. Although most nutritionists claim that enzymes in food are destroyed in the stomach, they overlook two important facts. First of all,... (more)

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by 1448 · June 07, 2012 at 7:40 PM

What say you all? And also what about bee propolis and royal jelly. I have seen two different primitive groups scarfing down those honey combs. I don't see a problem with separating the various goodies out. But then, what about veggie caps? ... (more)

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MrsD 0 · June 07, 2012 at 7:40 PM

Scroll to bottom and he talks about Royal Jelly http://www.marksdailyapple.com/is-it-primal-8-foods-scrutinized/#axzz1x8cAGKLM

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by 358 · August 11, 2012 at 3:39 PM

I have been taking Vitamin D tablets from 'webber naturals' for a few months now, but I saw that there are also oil capsules. The capsules are much more expensive, but look like they'd be healthier? To be honest, I don't know if I can even afford... (more)

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August 0 · May 22, 2012 at 9:14 PM

Are these dry tablets labeled D3? Incidentally I've just listened to Robb's podcast too, and I've changed brands from the NOW brand drops to a capsule brand- and the capsule seems to be more effective- at least, I am getting effects much more in... (more)

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by 110 · May 15, 2012 at 1:35 PM

I'm trying to test my stomach acid levels. I bought some betaine hcl and i was going to use it today. when i tried to swallow in the beginning of the meal no matter how hard i tried i couldnt swallow. eventually after 5 minutes it broke and i was... (more)

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j3wcy 0 · May 15, 2012 at 1:35 PM

Depending on where you got them they might take them back. I know I've returned supplements to Whole Foods and other such stores that I didn't like for whatever reason. I would try to go exchange them for a different brand that may be easier to... (more)

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by 4240 · June 07, 2011 at 1:52 PM

If you could build a Paleo time capsule (digital or real) and put one piece of information in it what would it be?

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Carl_Stawicki 0 · June 07, 2011 at 12:20 PM

A collection of 'before' photos.

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by 387 · March 05, 2011 at 9:54 AM

I heard somewhere that msg-intolerant people sometimes get reactions from the stuff that supplement capsules are made of. Any thoughts on whether there is anything un-Paleo in vitamin gel caps?

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Roland_Plain 0 · March 04, 2011 at 9:17 PM

vitamin gel caps are made of animal gelatin. therefor paleo, also, vegetarian ones are made of cellulose, therefor paleo.