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by 379 · about 9 hours ago

I regularly eat eggs, pastured meat and wild-caught fish as well as organic plant foods, but recently while working from home I started getting mid-day brain fog. Maybe I have a nutrient deficiency, maybe I don't get enough exercise, maybe I don't... (more)

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VegasGuy10 0 · September 15, 2014 at 6:42 PM

If you are just taking a normal b complex supplement, I would not be concerned.  Your body excretes excess b vitamins.  I get B12 injections at high doses, that can affect you by disrupting sleep if it is too much.

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

Does anyone have information about Arbonne skin care products and/or supplements? A friend is asking me, and while I don't recommend them, and know they have some unhealthy ingredients, I want to give her a good answer. Thanks.

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by 432 · about 9 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 418 · about 9 hours ago

Selenium Magnesium (Before Bed) 400 mg Vitamin D 5,000iu Cod Liver Oil Fish Oil Vitamin B Complex Plus C Opti-Zinc 60-90mg Probiotic (In Morning) Chromium Picolinate Niacin Multivitamin And please don't preach about getting it all from... (more)

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Jeff__1 0 · February 06, 2012 at 12:43 AM

I'd ditch the multivitamin. Can't give you a great reason but I have a hunch we're probably better off without those type of supplements.

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by 310 · about 9 hours ago

Does anyone have significant firsthand experience with Sam-E? I am considering trying it for depressive tendencies, anxiety and extreme PMS mood swings, as I understand Sam-E can help with each of these issues. I am not interested in prescription... (more)

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qualia 0 · March 02, 2011 at 5:22 PM

SAMe is one of the most impressive supplements i have ever used with regards to enhancing mood (and i have tried pretty much every supplement). the effect is of the highest possible quality and feels 100% "real" - like if your brain would take a... (more)

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by 3509 · about 9 hours ago

Currently I am not having any supplement, but two substances raised my interest: co-enzime q10 which is produced by the body but its production diminishes with age, to the extent that some people believe that it is one of the substances that... (more)

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Helen 0 · February 25, 2011 at 10:18 PM

I supplement with K-2 and since I started doing so, all of the spider veins I had in my ankles and at the sides of my nose have disappeared.

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by 8858 · about 9 hours ago

My $0.02: Potassium is too high (I assume that lower sodium intake corresponds to diminished need for potassium...thoughts?) Vitamin D is too low (I'm guessing that in equatorial regions, current levels are fine but that as one goes higher in... (more)

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Angelo___Latest_in_Paleo 0 · December 21, 2010 at 6:06 PM

I would focus far more on real food, versus nutrition-speak for something like this that is intended in large part for general-public consumption: I would create food groups like "Leafy Greens," "Other Vegetables," "Meat," "Organ Meats," "Fish,"... (more)

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by 1781 · about 9 hours ago

My 7 year old grandson has just been diagnosed with Whooping Cough. I am in fairly regular contact with him. Given that my increased Vit D3 intake seems to be providing me good common cold protection, (haven't had even a sniffle for years) could I... (more)

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Vrimj 0 · December 06, 2010 at 3:55 PM

I got the booster. It seemed like a pretty clear benefit to boost my immunity and help protect kids.

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by 491 · about 9 hours ago

Hi Guys, I've been doing some research on the best form and dosage of magnesium, but I am quite surprised by the various different types you can get: ascorbate, aspartate, chelate, citrate, glycinate, malate, oxide, plus more! Even more worrying... (more)

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Rick_Kiessig 0 · March 11, 2010 at 11:01 PM

Mg in river water is generally in ionic form (Mg+2), though it can also be hydroxide. However, the concentrations are normally very low, roughly 2 ppm--which really isn't enough to be considered a dietary source. Animal products are an excellent... (more)

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by 2485 · about 9 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 0 · about 9 hours ago

Hi all,I have been reading a lot lately about taking some supplements (as well as going back to Paleo) to naturally reduce my blood sugar in an effort to get my A1C down from 5.8 to about 5 (hopefully). A little background - my dr recently told me... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I've been researching about what to take to have the healthiest pregnancy and I've been reading about taking folate instead of folic acid. Now I've been searching for folate supplements and I'm only coming across bio-active folate. I am assuming... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · August 03, 2014 at 2:32 PM

Tetrahydrofolic acid is the active form of Vitamin B9, folic acid is converted to tetrahydrofolic acid in at a low rate (this is not a bad thing!), because - surprise! - vitamin B9 needs are rather modest (<500 µg per day.) All the alternative... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I started supplementing with Wild Pacific Salmon Oil a few days ago (1,300mg x4/day) and I have noticed that it gives me an upset stomach. My experience has been loud gurgling and discomfort, light, heartburn-type stabbing pains throughout my... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · July 27, 2014 at 12:48 AM

You don't need any salmon oil. Simply buy wild salmon and eat it (or in cans).

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by 3 · about 9 hours ago

Hello all,A person very dear to me is going into surgery (for a uterin wall sort of problem ) and I am going to be taking care of her during her recovery.She is not paleo, no junk food, but she has been eating commercial dairy and bread on a daily... (more)

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by 8065 · about 9 hours ago

I was just diagnosed with "solar purpura", also known as "actinic purpura" or (ugh) "senile purpura". This is bleeding under the skin on the forearms, especially my left forearm. It's related to damaged collagen, primarily from sun exposure... (more)

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moors 0 · July 16, 2014 at 8:25 AM

Maybe you can give a serious try to autoimmune protocol:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20477126http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14646381

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by 8 · about 9 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 226 · about 9 hours ago

I have a 2mg boron glycinate supplement with no additives other than cellulose.Needed to create 100mcg doses of this and was wondering if I can dissolve this powder with either oil or water in a dropper bottle? I've done this before with K2 liquid... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 09, 2014 at 7:53 PM

Why are you supplementing such a low dose?

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by 129 · about 9 hours ago

I dont eat any seaweed, nor does my sea salt contain it. Ive heard cranberries are a good source but I dont eat those either. How would one know if they need to supplement Iodine?

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HerbalResearcher 0 · June 26, 2014 at 2:08 PM

@Reefrash1043 Iodine deficiency is not rare. In fact it is very, very common. In the general population, 2 billion people have insufficient iodine intake. (de Benoit et al., 2007)In the UK, 68% of British teenage school girls test as iodine... (more)

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by 175 · about 9 hours ago

I have recently went through dozens of different articles and posts on certain health forums and I am trying to put in order all the information. On one hand, many people say that maca helped them a lot and since it is an adaptogen it doesn't work... (more)

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by 2319 · about 9 hours ago

I've used this product for awhile now and I feel I am getting good results but it is so expensive. Is there anything similar I could consider? I really must be feeling better because I didn't use to care what it cost! I've tried a day or two... (more)

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Girlgenius 0 · June 09, 2014 at 12:50 PM

Assuming 1 per day, that's $13/mo. Since it's providing you with hormones, you might try Swanson's vitamins and check prices for DHEA. Not sure if it will work the same for you but who knows?

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

Long time stalker, first time posting. I can't find information that pertains to my saliva cortisol test results, and am going a bit crazy over it. I sought out an integrative MD after years of severe fatigue and difficulty losing weight post... (more)

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VB 0 · June 03, 2014 at 7:14 AM

One questions and three comments:1. How did you test your cortisol levels? Did you have to take four separate blood tests during the day?Also, how about your cortisol in urine?2. Since you are fatigued, I would also test your insulin and glucose... (more)

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by 226 · about 9 hours ago

I'm in desperate need of a vitamin K2 MK-4 supplement and there are barely any products on the market that contain pure MK-4 without additives, in a low dose. Thorne makes a liquid K2 which is 1mg/drop... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · May 31, 2014 at 7:56 PM

As long as they are miscible (fancy chemist word for mixable), it should work as you describe. Any oil will do it too. Don't bother with MCT oil, try olive oil.

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

Hello everyone! I eat a diet high in sardines, grassfed beef, pastured eggs, conifeious vegtables, leafy greens, MCT oil, coconut oil, and ghee with smaller amounts of nuts carrots, berries, and lemon/limes. The supplements I currently... (more)

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raydawg 0 · May 27, 2014 at 10:17 AM

I wouldn't be worried about the goitrogens in crucifers (I don't think you mean coniferous - those would be pine trees?), you'd have to literally eat entire bags of raw kale for it to make any difference - the only way to achieve that practically... (more)

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by 5 · about 9 hours ago

I'm thinking of trying their adrenal support herbs. These products always have great reviews, but I hate wasting money on supplements only to find they make no difference.

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Kira 0 · March 26, 2014 at 5:32 AM

Actually, Gaia herbs, along with Paradise Herbs, are among the best on the market today... Their adaptogenic and sleep formulas are great, and the quality is impeccable - no excipients, fillers or other usual suspects... Plus, they are not using... (more)

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by 84 · about 9 hours ago

Has anyone tried a probiotic supplement that contains Lactobacillus plantarum 299v? I've found a supplement that contains 10 billion of lp299v that i want to try. I'm curious to hear about your results! (more)

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JenJen 0 · February 18, 2014 at 8:06 PM

I tried one made by Jarrow. Didn't notice any positive or negative effects to be honest. I was using it to help with gut problems (bloating) and GERD that was linked to the gut problems. I didn't really see the effect of it myself.

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