If i have trouble getting enough calcium each day, can i take calcium supplements/ vitamins?
Most everyone except those that live in sunny year-round locales need supplementation of vitamin d to attain a level of around 60 which is the range one should seek.
Hi All I'm new here so go easy. Bit of background..gave up carbs a few months back having read 4 Hour Body by Tim Ferris. Since then I have lost around 25 pounds having started out at 305. I'm pretty much Paleo now although not eating any... (more)
I apologize in advance if this is a previously asked question. I tried searching here on Paleohacks for MCS, chemical sensitivities, etc. but wasn't able to locate any similar posts. I also haven't been able to find much in the way of blog posts... (more)
I have a limited budget but will do what is necessary to arrest and reverse semi-severe tooth decay. What diet/supplements will give me the most bang for my buck, and why? Please analyze my current knowledge and revise, or feel free to build... (more)
Hi all! I will be a freshman at university in a few short weeks. I've been eating clean for nearly a year, paleo for almost 6 months. For the last 2-3 months, I have eaten dairy. I do not have any food intolerances, so I will eat things like... (more)
"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)
Which of these supplements can be taken first thing in the morning, without food. Cod Liver Oil Cinnamon Laurasidin Digestive Enzymes HCL VitD Probiotic Thanks, Cas. (more)
I have my opinion formed but I wanted to see what you guys think! Do you take it? Why or why not? and if its not asking too much, what else do you take? Thanks!
I want to get the most out of the food and supplements I eat, and I need some help to figure out when to take what. I usually eat sauerkraut and drink broth with every meal. With breakfast I take some cod liver oil, and I'm also planning on... (more)
Hi, Lately I have had some problems with my knees and I am thinking about getting? I've read you have to take hydrolized collagen, preferably from grasfed animals. I have a couple of questions Has anyone tried Great Lakes Hydrolized... (more)
I am trying to find a fish oil supplement for my 6 year old. We try to eat oily fish as much as possible and I have been trying to get better sources for our meat to increase his omega 3 intake. However, I would like to have a good quality... (more)
I usually get allmax BCAA, which has no additives. It seems they've had production problems. The only other BCAA I've found has something called 'waxy maize' I couldn't find much information on it. Anyone know if it's harmful, in trace amounts?... (more)
i also drink dairy, but apparently you only retain 20% of the calcium from dairy http://www.devanutrition.com/calciumplus.html
I am a bit confused as to what these two are and why athletes take them. I have done some research on these two supplements, but when I feel encouraged to buy them I always back down, because I want to eat or be as natural as possible. Excuse me... (more)
Hey, Just back from the dentist to be told I have a large cavity in one of the back teeth. Needless to say I was annoyed when I asked her to check the x-rays from last year (had been having tooth pain for at least 2 years) and she said it was not... (more)
My wife and I just had our first baby. You'll all be glad to hear he's pretty much a 100% Paleo baby, born of fermented cod liver oil, grass-fed steaks and eggs. He's a happy little guy, but my wife is having trouble with plugged ducts, causing... (more)
Hello, Is Astaxanthin worth taking? I hear so many positive effects and results from it about reducing sun spots, improving vision and etc. And plus its antioxidants effects... So what do you guys think?...(Wild salmon is expensive where i... (more)
Im curious if anyone thinks supplementing Amino Acids is ok/beneficial. I was looking at the standard BCAAS ( http://www.bodybuilding.com/store/musclepharm/bcaa-3-1-2.html )but I also came across a few other that are made from grass fed beef... (more)
First post, long time avid reader. After a few years on the weights and in really good shape I decided to give crossfit a try and I believe I over did it. I'm 99% sure I've developed costochondritis in the left side of my sternum/chest. After a... (more)
Hi there, I was wondering if any bodybuilding folks out there that supplement with whey protein shakes have an alternative option for us dairy intolerant people. I was checking out some beef protein by Muscle Meds Carnivore and Optimum... (more)
Egg protein is great...good inbetween of whey and casein. If you have a reliable source to get fresh eggs from, have em raw. If not, you can buy the powder or just east eggs after your workout (hardboiled if you want immediately after)
I'm taking a supplement and the only 2 questionable ingredients are Silica and Tricalcium Phosphate. I've had difficulty finding anything in regards to these 2 things effect on health, except that Silica MIGHT give you lung cancer if you inhale it... (more)
Assuming your supplements are addressing a nutrient insufficiency, inert ingredients like those or magnesium stearate etc. are infinitely less harmful than continuing to have, for example, a persistent negative magnesium balance.
I've recently started supplementing with Whole Foods Adrenal support that has magnesium (800mg) in the evening before bed at the advice of my naturopath to help with sleep. When I take it I sleep like the dead -- literally passing out early (like... (more)