Minerals

Minerals

Minerals Questions

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by 432 · about 18 hours ago

I assume food is the best way to obtain all necessary nutrients (for the most part); however, for those of us recovering from the typical american diet, which vitamins, minerals, or other supplements might be beneficial for short term therapy? ... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · October 20, 2012 at 3:55 PM

DHA/EPA: The reason is simple. Most people start off their lifestyle change with excessive omega 6/3 ratio???s in their diet and tissues. I strongly recommend everyone getting a O6/3 blood assay done prior to making the shift. I did and mine back... (more)

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by 2485 · about 18 hours ago

Magnesium has come up in a few questions and it certainly seems like something worth trying to get more of. My question is, how the heck do we get enough of it? Looking at magnesium levels in food, it seems like hitting 100% RDA from just... (more)

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The_Blanket 0 · February 28, 2010 at 5:24 PM

~A day's worth of paleo food-sourced magnesium without supplementation: 2 oz. nuts (macadamia, almond, walnut...) - 16-38% DV 8 oz. broccoli - steamed, sauteed, raw - 8% DV small can sardines or salmon - 9-38% DV 4 oz. kale with four eggs - 12%... (more)

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by 5 · about 18 hours ago

http://ariix.com/pdf/Optimals.pdfThat is a link to a PDF describing their multivitamin. They split their vitamins and their minerals.Any opinions on this?

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paleot 0 · August 08, 2014 at 9:55 PM

10mg of vegetables / 98mg of "superplants" ? With copper and folic acid? Looks pretty random to me, with the pinch of NAC and ALA among other ingredients. Doesn't seem to specify what form the magnesium is in, other than it's an "amino acid... (more)

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by 8 · about 18 hours ago

Hey, so after supplmenting with magnesium glycinate after a suggestion from someone on here (and having it relieve my muscle cramps almost entirely), I'm very interested in learning more about how and in what combinations vitamins and minerals... (more)

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moors 0 · July 12, 2014 at 5:09 AM

I recently searched acu-cell's claim that excess pyridoxal-5-phosphate makes spinal/nerve degeneration in google scholar and there doesn't seem to be anything that confirms it.I also would benefit from a good source of information about... (more)

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by 598 · about 18 hours ago

I've fallen into the (good?) habit of drinking lots of coconut water. It's usually between 8-24 oz per day. I feel like this stuff is really amazing! What's your take on packaged coconut water? This started when struggling to... (more)

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Methodician 0 · March 21, 2014 at 7:03 PM

Is this wrong? http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/nut-and-seed-products/3115/2 says it contains fiber, but @Stephen 4 angrily insists it doesn't. Anyone want to take a shot at breaking the tie with some real data? (more)

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

Hey, first post: All I've seen are vague numbers like the numbers in the appendix at the bottom of the post. I haven't seen a full list, such as phytates in cashews, chia seeds, etc. Does anyone have one? These numbers, to me, don't mean... (more)

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Drael 0 · February 24, 2014 at 7:27 AM

Along with its functions as a precursor (for inositol, the brains secondary messenger system), and its potent cell culture shown anti-cancer effects (which are actually pretty compelling), here's some more info about how phytic acid can be good... (more)

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by 529 · about 18 hours ago

I've always found tap water generally unpleasant. I want to hydrate/ find a solution to tasty/healthy/clean-feeling water. (TL;DR: Tap water tastes bad. Mineral "(filtered over minerals for a clean, crisp taste") PUR filter + tap water tastes... (more)

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AdamM 0 · September 12, 2013 at 9:29 PM

Well for the shower issue, what I would suggest getting is a shower filter, as in a hot shower with the steam, the chlorine changes to a gas, and turns to chloroform, a highly toxic chemical, which can cause dizziness. As for the drinking water,... (more)

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by 529 · about 18 hours ago

Vitamin K2 ((Activator X) from Dr. Weston A. Price's work) seems very potentially crucial to overall health and longevity. There are studies linking healing of calcification in arteries via K2. It activates vitamines A & D. There are... (more)

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glib 0 · August 13, 2013 at 1:04 AM

If you are focusing on K2 alone, natto is off scale. For zinc, by far the best common source is beef. It is not nearly as high as oysters, but when you compare daily eating of beef with once a year oyster platter, beef dominates. You want to make... (more)

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by 126 · about 18 hours ago

I see a Naturopath a couple of times per year mainly to address minor issues. In the past he's discovered a zinc deficient, which showed up as arrhythmia. This was easily fixed with a daily dose of chelated zinc. Over the last couple of months... (more)

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Beth_15 0 · August 12, 2013 at 3:44 PM

Minerals have been THE answer for me on a number of occasions...I lose some of mine through high consumption of coffee, I think, as well as stress. I also used to over-drink water, and now am trying to find the line between that and dehydration. I... (more)

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by 2303 · about 18 hours ago

"Liquid Light is a plant-based fulvic acid liquid mineral complex created by nature in an ancient petrified plant deposit of Utah. The ionic trace vitamins and minerals are extracted using a cold process to create a liquid supplement that contains... (more)

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Resurgent 0 · July 22, 2013 at 2:36 PM

I have not used what you have described - but used the following with good... (more)

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by 3280 · about 18 hours ago

I'm trying to get up to speed on phytic acid and I'm still confused: If you eat almonds, is the problem that: phytic acid binds to the minerals in the almond and prevents the almond's minerals from being absorbed, or the phytic acid also... (more)

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greymouser 0 · May 10, 2013 at 5:18 PM

Let's see if I can elucidate a bit. Phytic acid binds phosphorous (the phytate part of the molecule) - it is literally comprised of phorphorous, which renders it unusable to humans. Phytic acid chelates other minerals - meaning, that it "traps"... (more)

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by 140 · about 18 hours ago

Whilst browsing this site I have noticed a lot of people take daily vitamin and mineral supplements. Is this something that is advised on a Paleo diet because of the 'restriction' of certain food groups? Or is there a specific vitamin/s that you... (more)

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Pat_13 0 · May 06, 2013 at 8:12 PM

To answer the original question, the vitamin and mineral prescriptions are NOT just because the Paleo diet limits certain food groups. A Standard American Diet requires over 30,000 calories a day to get adequate amounts of all the micronutrients.... (more)

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by 3280 · about 18 hours ago

Can certain foods cause dehydration? (like dairy? ) Can mineral supplements cause dehydration (like copper, zinc, or those Concentrace Trace Mineral Drops)? If so, what is the mechanism? (Does it draw water into the colon to dilute the minerals... (more)

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Bones_1 0 · April 03, 2013 at 6:01 PM

"Can certain foods cause dehydration? (like dairy? )" Yes, grains for example. Especially flax seeds. Dried fruit are also very dehydrating. Dairy can also be dehydrating if you're intolerant to lactose. I don't know much about number 2 but... (more)

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by 5 · about 18 hours ago

Hi all, I've been using the excellent website Cron-O-Meter to plan a balanced diet and quickly realised that the only way of hitting RDA's on minerals is to consume a few hundred grams of various nuts and seeds, namely brazils and pumpkin seeds as... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · May 12, 2013 at 5:32 AM

My verdict would be: in moderation. That means a small fist-sized serving once every two or three days maybe. Regarding minerals and vitamins most of them are loaded with them and that's good but most are also high in either omega-6 PUFAs or... (more)

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by 343 · about 18 hours ago

I guess those two seem like separate questions, but my mother has been nagging me to not eat too many nutrient dense foods in the same meal because she believes that the body can't properly absorb it all at once and so it becomes a waste! Also,... (more)

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Jeff_20 0 · January 25, 2013 at 6:25 PM

There are water based vitamins and minerals, and there are fat based. Vitamins; Water soluble are like C and B complex Fat soluble are A, D, E, and K Minerals, You can definitely overdue Zinc, Magnesium, Copper etc... We can take quite a bit.... (more)

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by 432 · about 19 hours ago

Must individuals on all-meat/fish diets have vitamin/mineral deficiencies? {I'm thinking vitamin C, potassium, etc.}

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AmandaLP 0 · November 01, 2012 at 2:38 AM

Nope. People on all muscle meat may have deficiencies, but those cultures who focus on meat only seek out and specifically consume offal and glands that most people miss.

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by 476 · about 19 hours ago

I dont see this talked about a lot but aren't the minerals in the diet/soil lacking? has anyone had benefit from taking an ionic minerals supplement?

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by 63 · about 19 hours ago

I'm finally not concerned about which foods I should eat, so now I get to worry about things like vitamins and minerals! I don't take any supplements in addition to my food and I'm not showing any signs of deficiencies, but I'd like to clear some... (more)

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by 432 · about 19 hours ago

Which vegetables pack the greatest punch of vitamins/minerals/etc? Especially those vit/min that one might not easily get from meat/egg/etc.

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April_S_ 0 · September 05, 2012 at 9:27 PM

I think a lot of people would answer leafy greens like spinach or kale or broccoli or something. But if you don't care about carbs and want something that doesn't taste like grass, I eat oven-baked sweet potatoes with Kerrygold butter almost every... (more)

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by 50 · about 19 hours ago

I am on a journey towards being the healthiest I can be. Switching up my diet to fit my new lifestyle. Does anybody know of any legit good books on the everything about nutrients(101), how they affect us, and also if it's possible to overdose on... (more)

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Marcy_1 0 · July 27, 2012 at 3:50 PM

First and foremost, nothing can substitute for personal experimentation. What works for some won't work for others. The "healthiest you can be" plan will be highly specialized to you. Book / Blog Recommendations: This might be overkill, but... (more)

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by 90 · about 19 hours ago

Has anyone tried Calton Nutrience? Its a powder supplement taken twice a day mixed in 16 ounces of water (supposedly we absorb it better) I just started in about 5 days ago and every time i take the AM one i get upset stomach that pretty much... (more)

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mira_1 0 · July 24, 2012 at 8:27 PM

Kaylee.. sorry to hear that you have a tummy ache from it. Are you allergic to ragweed. Many people don't realize that it is a relative of stevia. Like Kay said we will have a unsweetened, unflavored out this fall. Hold on we are working hard... (more)

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by 7292 · about 19 hours ago

Americans are known for having the world's most expensive urine due to the many supplements we take on a regular basis. Since going paleo, I have drastically cut down on my vitamin and mineral supplements due to not needing them with such an... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 19, 2012 at 3:15 PM

How expensive is your pee? Ask yourself how much protein you're overeating.

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by 264 · about 19 hours ago

I like mine straight up with just sea salt and pepper -- but I also LOVE it with surprising/nuanced/subtle additions. One of my favorites is to add whole star anise to chicken broth. How about you?

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Karin_1 0 · May 06, 2012 at 11:36 PM

I add all kinds of veggies (especially ones that NEED to be used) but I almost always add a bay leaf. Also, once done if you add some seaweed, I use wakame, and a bit of coconut aminos it is reminiscent of a lovely miso soup.u

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by 788 · about 19 hours ago

Possible Duplicate: Can food give us all the nutrients we need? This is part question and part sharing of a great webpage. I have been researching the vitamin and mineral content of food. I came across this... (more)

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Wcc_Kamal_Stabby_fan 0 · April 03, 2012 at 1:30 AM

http://paleohacks.com/questions/76202/can-food-give-us-all-the-nutrients-we-need

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by 120 · about 19 hours ago

So I was discussing latent acidosis with a friend last night and decided to do some research today. It easy to find people implicating chronic latent acidosis in all sorts of chronic disease but they often seem to have something to sell (red... (more)

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Mscott 0 · April 02, 2012 at 4:50 AM

Protein: This paper published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition discusses the importance of protein on bone health. Here are two quotes from the paper: "Experimentally selective deficiency in dietary proteins causes marked... (more)

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