For my toddler, I am considering purchasing a multivitamin: http://www.vitacost.com/rainbow-light-kids-one-multistars-fruit-punch-90-chewable-tablets I'm undecided, with the following arguments on each side: Pro-vitamin: As a toddler,... (more)
Hi! Due to leg cramping at night, I added Morton's Lite Salt to my diet at the suggestion of a question here on Paleohacks. It contains potassium and magnesium. However, that's not all it contains: it also includes some other additives... (more)
Hello! I have recently been consuming somewhat large amounts of Vitamin A (1-3 tbsp cod-liver oil with D destroyed, presumably through processing, but 425-1500IU Vitamin A/tsp./1-3 days, .5 lb of grass-fed beef liver(once, not daily :-)),... (more)
Hi all, I've been low carb for about 11 years (on and off; 3 pregnancies, when off a gain and subsequent loss of close to 80 lbs 3 times) so I am not completely new to the party. Low carb just wasn't working for me anymore. Due to broken leg... (more)
I've been Paleo/primal for over 6 weeks now, off 2 blood pressure meds and all crohn's meds. Started most of the supplementation recommended in Perfect Health Diet but I've needed potassium before for leg cramps. Now I'm taking potassium once... (more)
I've been noticing some respiratory issues lately, mostly due to the change in temperature and barometric pressure. I haven't been able to buy liver lately so I've been a bit more mineral deficient than usual. I'm feeling a bit deficient in... (more)
Male Age 24 163 down from 168 Supplementing with Cellfood by Lumina Health Hi guys I have began my journey with paleo again as I had fallen off the bullet train a while back. My heartburn is gone and I am feeling more energized. But to the... (more)
Supplementing is a controversial topic in paleo circles. On one hand a lot of people agree on D vitamin supplementation, on the other hand there is danger of overdose if done incorrectly - e.g. vitamin A or copper. Then, there is such element as... (more)
I already supplement with CLO+butter oil, and get out for walks quite a bit, but I had been reading and hearing suggestions that humans in a modern society where one works indoors and stays indoors as much as we might be probably should supplement... (more)
We had a great "top five paleo grocery staples" question a few months back. Recently, I've had to add a few supplements into my regiment to offset a possible copper toxicity. It got me wondering about what else I could be lacking (or... (more)
What were your experiences? Would you recommend keeping your diet on the low, so as to avoid arguments with medical staff? Would you ever mention that you eat liver or take cod liver oil (given the fear of Vitamin A), or mention that you're... (more)
The recommended supplemental dosage of PQQ is 10-20 mg a day. You would have to eat 350-700 pounds of natto a day to reach that level of PQQ intake. (Source.) How is such radically unnatural intake of this vitamin justifiable? (more)
According to research done by the Institute of Common Sense, it was discovered that in 99.9% of cases, excess is bad.
One can learn a lot in the course of a year in n=1 and n=2 experiments ... Background: The hubby and I tried low carb Paleo in fall 2010 and felt great initially (till about April 2011) and then not so good. We increased carbs from about June... (more)
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)
Is there evidence that omega 3 is hearth-promoting in healthy people eating nutritious and non-toxic diets? For instance, have apparently healthy hunter-gatherers ever been given omega 3 supplements? Or, what's the healthiest population that's... (more)
What is most bioavailable form of Vitamin C as a supplement for those going that route? Thanks. UPDATE (Fall/Winter): I started with 500 mg/day of Vitamin C supplementation (with Bioflavonoids) and worked up to 4000-6000 mg/day (depending on the... (more)
I defi itely think there are benefits to citrus in water, especially when you're not feeling well, but maybe both food + water for a good balance. Kale, kiwi, guava, strawberries, broccoli, mustard greens, brussels sprouts, mustard greens, umm..... (more)
Several people seem to be recommending vitamin C supplements lately and when I looked I was surprised there was not much on the subject here. So... Do you take vitamin C supplements? If so why? What dose to you take and recommend? What are... (more)
Lots of questions around supplements on PaleoHacks. Why, How, Which etc etc Let's wrap this in one amazing thread. Here is how I would like for you to answer: 1) Common name of supplement 1a) Which form or format (if it has multiple) is... (more)
What do you think about using Phosphatidyl Serine to decrease cortisol? I'm working on the abdominal fat puzzle, and I suspect that my issue is cortisol. So far I haven't found success with most of the common approaches, like sleeping more, HIIT,... (more)
So far I've found the ADD-related content on Paleohacks to be pretty disappointing. I've thus been independently researching ADD and its potential relationship to diet and lifestyle. I've wondered on PH if persons with ADD who take stimulants... (more)
My daughter has ADHD(so does my husband, but he won't stick with my treatment plan!). I am a nutritional therapist, and have studied with Julia Ross(The Mood Cure and The Diet Cure). My daughter's symptoms improved DRAMATICALLY when I got her on... (more)
Somebody currently has a question up about low VD levels despite supplementation, and everyone seems to think that the solution is to supplement more heavily given the various details of his or her situation. However, consider the following: My... (more)
D3 is known to be ineffective/counterproductive in the presence of too much, or too little, vitamin A. It's also potentiated by vitamin K2 (specifically the MK4 form). I doubt this has anything to do with receptor fatigue, as D3 is stored and... (more)
i have supplemented vitamin D3 for around 1.5 years now. the first 12 months on ~10'000IU/d not much happened - my blood level always lingered around 60nmol (24ng). now, suddenly, within the last 6 months (while still on 10kIU), my level jumped... (more)
I got about 30 minutes of sun with no shirt all summer near solar noon and I've been taking 5000IU since October or so. I just had blood drawn today for vitamin D among other things, so I'll report back with the result as soon as I get it.
Has anyone else experienced any vitamin D toxicity symptoms? I started supplementing with D3 caps about 18 months ago. My levels went from about 35 up to my current level of 120nmol/L. I've been experiencing some weird sensations over the last... (more)
For those using Fitday.com (or a similar program) to track macro- and micronutrient intake, what nutrients have you identified as "trouble spots"? For what it's worth, a typical day's diet for me consists of eggs (4-6) scrambled in ghee (with a... (more)
What would a paleo substitute to this video look like?
Omega-6 and significance
cover-all-the-bases medical testing?