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by 560 · March 21, 2014 at 10:58 PM

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 07:03 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 560 · December 05, 2013 at 10:06 PM

Do copper and zinc need to be consumed in balance? Do they compete for absorption? Do they have opposing effects like omega 6 and omega 3 or do they work together? What exactly do they do in the body? How much should we be getting? Do... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · December 05, 2013 at 01:18 PM

I'm surprised people think they have Zinc deficiencies. Copper is harder to come by in diet typically. Many soils are deficient in copper, but contain sufficient zinc. I know that when I supplemented with liver, I found that beef liver produced... (more)

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by 2282 · July 19, 2013 at 07:36 AM

I'm looking for a good quality trace mineral supplement. Does anyone use one that they find beneficial? I myself drink lots of bone broth, but my mom refuses to and hates the taste -- so she asked me to help her find a supplement that would be... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · April 12, 2013 at 02:36 PM

Actually, if you check out the previous questions here on bone broth, the research I've seen doesn't support the belief that it is a good source of minerals. Gelatin, yes, but not minerals. If she is willing to take supplements, 4,000-6,000... (more)

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by 660 · December 21, 2011 at 10:17 PM

do these exist? or VERY VERY low calcium also needs to include (trying to follow the PHD) Selenium Copper Chromium Iodine Manganese any suggestions? thanks!

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dzone 0 · December 21, 2011 at 10:17 PM

I haven't found any locally. There are multi mineral supplements, but they all have Magnesium Oxide, so they are a no go for me.

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by 2932 · January 30, 2012 at 02:22 AM

I started taking a multi-mineral supplement at the recommendation of my doctor, and have been popping magnesium supplements last night and this morning for 1. pre-period cramps and 2. I've been semi-constipated the past 2 weeks (I have been doing... (more)

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Joe_Blow_1 0 · December 04, 2011 at 11:51 PM

The trick with magnesium supplements is to pop some Vitamin C at the same time. This helps to increase absorption. Also, try to avoid taking it on an empty stomach. Just after a meal is perfect to decrease the chance of stomach pain.