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What Supplements do you take?

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Created November 16, 2012 at 5:29 PM

There is some much information about supplements out there, what do you take and why?

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B4e1fa6a8cf43d2b69d97a99dfca262c

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on November 17, 2012
at 03:34 AM

Vitamin D cause its too cold to wander around naked

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on December 01, 2012
at 08:10 AM

I take a prostate supplement - there's a lot that it contains but beta sitosterol and zinc are the main ingredients. Read Super Beta Prostate supplement reviews if you want to know more. This really helped - don't have to run to the bathroom so often!

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on November 23, 2012
at 03:51 AM

I don't take the same stuff everyday but,

vitamin d3, magnesium citrate, ginkgo balboa, half a multivitamin, & krill oil..

Honestly, I take them because Google tells me to.

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on November 22, 2012
at 07:25 PM

I try not to be a vitamin junkie but I have tons of vitamin nonetheless.

MSM (for stress fracture, and skin problems) Hyaluronic Acid (for stress fracture, and skin problems) Multivitamin (occasionally) Fish oil (for omega 3) Zinc Vit D Vit B

I don't take these all every day, I rotate and try not to take more than I think I can absorb.

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on November 22, 2012
at 06:34 PM

I take in the morning:

Multivitamin plus (includes vitamin A) Fish liver oil Calcium + vit D L-Glutamine And on some days one of these: zink, Vitamin C, CoQ10, carnosin, B complex, grape seed extract

In the evening I take:

Magnesium Calcium + vit D

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Ed7403e397077dd1acdbf25c7f6e56ce

on November 22, 2012
at 04:23 PM

With 2nd bulletproof coffee...

3) E 400iu: IF nutrition

CoQ10 100mg: IF nutrition

Bioperine 10mg: increase bioavailability of CoQ10

Biotin 1000mcg: IF nutrition

Eh... you get the picture.

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on November 22, 2012
at 01:21 PM

Vit D 7500 iu

Vit K complex

Cal-Mag iron-free multi-min, half dose

Mg Malate

CoQ10

kelp

astaxanthin

several prostate support formulas

fish oil

BlockBuster All Clear systemic enzymes

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Ed7403e397077dd1acdbf25c7f6e56ce

on November 22, 2012
at 01:07 PM

With first bulletproof coffee (fat soluble)

2) Calcium Citrate/D 500mg/100iu: IF nutrition

Magnesium Citrate 250mg: IF nutrition

D3 5000 iu: IF nutrition

Saw Palmetto 160mg: Prostate, ejaculate volumizer

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Ed7403e397077dd1acdbf25c7f6e56ce

on November 22, 2012
at 12:57 PM

I take between 30-40 a day. A combo of efficient research and OCD... I'll add to this as I go today.

1) Empty stomach: Quercetin w/Bromelain (800/200) unobtrusive hormone & histamine control

Cordyceps: Endurance through cellular O2 efficiency

L-Lysine 500: control herpes virus

C 1000

Nettle Root Extract 500mg: Prostate, ejaculate volumizer

Ashwaganda: nootropic

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on November 21, 2012
at 09:01 PM

Vitamin D3: 10,000iu 3-4 times a week, and daily during the winter months (I've always been quite low on D and experience SAD).

Magnesium: 600mg, nightly.

Probiotics: 1 in the morning, 1 in the evening; 8 strains/14 billion bacteria.

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on November 21, 2012
at 08:38 PM

I follow the PHD supplement guidelines http://perfecthealthdiet.com/recommended-supplements/

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on November 21, 2012
at 07:52 PM

I take a multivit and Omega 3. Natures Sunshine have a good tool on their website to see which areas you could do with supporting (eg digestive, glandular, immune, etc). I've put a link below

Cheers, Mike

http://www.naturessunshine.eu/uk/firebirdsupplements/lifestyle.asp

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86c97b2779feab3c330f5e1c5fea7e25

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on November 17, 2012
at 06:32 AM

Every day I take:

  • Daily Multivitamin
  • Potassium (if no sweet potato in diet)
  • Fish Oil
  • Vitamin C
  • Milk Thistle (for healthy liver function)
  • Grape Seed Extract (to help absorb all nutrients)

I like to take care of my body...I think of it as a well oiled machine. Before workouts I take MusclePharm Assault (probably not Paleo) and before/after workouts I take some Whey Protein (ON brand)

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06ca9c524c28bc3fba95d4d90f8f43c6

on November 17, 2012
at 04:45 AM

AM:

  • Vitamin D (ain't no sunshine when she's gone . . .)
  • Fermented Cod Liver Oil
  • Vitamin K complex
  • Bulletproof Coffee

Workouts

  • Beta-Alanine (just started experimenting with this and have it has made me a believer preworkout)
  • BCAAs (I typically train fasted so I take some before, during, and post workout)
  • Glutamine (post workout and during 24 fasting days)
  • Chromium (I read good things and then just got in the habit of taking it with a post workout meal)
  • Green Tea Extract (whenever I don't get a chance to drink a cup)

Before Bed:

  • ZMA (puts me out at night)

Matt
PhysiqueRescue.com

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on November 17, 2012
at 03:59 AM

Magnesium (for digestion)

Betane HCL with Pepsin (digestion)

Probiotic (digestion)

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on November 16, 2012
at 05:41 PM

I take a tablet of Nature's Bounty fish oil and a couple tablets of Beverly International Ultra 40 Liver concentrate with every meal. The fish oil pushes my normal diet close to 4:1 O6:O3, and I like the nutrients found in liver, but I can't stand the taste or texture of it.

I also take a multivitamin about twice a week to make sure I'm not missing anything major. In the context of my goals, any more supplements would be wasteful or even harmful. I do CrossFit, but I don't use popular CF training supplements like protein powder or creatine.

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