Minerals Supplements Questions
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)
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)
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)
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)
Try epsom salt baths or Natural Calm (people seem pretty split on this, but I like it) for magnesium and liquid/ionic forms of trace minerals (ConcenTrace). The binder in many supplements/pills/tablets (usually magnesium stearate) makes... (more)
I take separate pills for these, Holland and Barrett's has single mineral pills, that's where I buy mine. Iodine, I use Lugol's solution. It can be annoying taking lots of pills, but you can get a pill organiser to make things easier.