Dietary supplements are NOT a substitute for real, pure whole food. If you're only going to eat budget-priced, over-processed,
devitalized, packaged, convenient, fast, restaurant or instant foods, then be prepared to spend a lot on supplements and health care.
First and foremost, the best supplement pills and capsule are huge. If they're flash-compressed
to fit into a tidy little package, then
they've been flash-cooked in the process - heated up for
convenience resulting in lower deliverable nutrition - rather
defeats the purpose.
own particular needs will vary over time and as your fuel and health needs change,
as your body changes - where you're starting from and aiming
for. There is no one hard-and-fast formula that works for everyone.
DO YOUR RESEARCH! Enlist the aid and advice your physician, ask if your health plan includes a dietician and nutrition consultation. READ AND SCRUTINIZE EVERY LABEL!
And keep asking questions.
I cannot 'prescribe' per se, so these are merely general suggestions......
A twice-a-day or sustained release version is better, giving
more delivery over a longer period of time.
Don't skimp on the expense here.
C take more in the winter, lots more when
fighting a cold or the flu, especially effective when combined with zinc
(metholsulfonylmethane) best and easier combined with
other joint and bone compounds: glucosamine, chondroitin,
Awesome stuff your doctor probably has never even heard
about. Vital for anyone over 40 and if you eat processed foods.
diarrhea and the immune system plus solidifies bone structure
- GOLDENSEAL cleanses, purifies the blood
ROOT promotes the male libido and stamina
CHAIN AMINO ACIDS: Athletes and bodybuilders
need thewhole complement of amino acids; some more than others.
L-glutamine, and L-lysine in particular and in
homeopathic preferred, a very safe,
no-side-effects calmative and joint pain reliever,
lessens anxiety; a MUCH safer and
to expensive prescription mood elevators. It's even supportive of the immune
THISTLE (Silymarin) liver support
this product combines Saw Palmetto,
Pygeum Africanum bark extract,
Stinging Nettle root extract,
Pumpkin seed oil,
3 EFAS, EPA & DHA
the natural ones are made from pineapple or papaya (my preference).
Digestive enzymes reside in
the alimentary tract. Their purpose is to break
down food prepping them for digestion and absorption through
often have some with me to chew three (favorite: papaya with
peppermint flavor) after a big meal, ESPECIALLY when I'm
loading up, pushing
capacity, nearing the point of explosion. Digestive
enzymes have an effect like antacid tablets (Tums, etc.)
to settle your gut, but are much much safer, cheaper and smarter.