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- 08-01-2012, 09:59 PM
- 08-03-2012, 12:36 AM
Excess Folic acid, being a synthetic form of folate, can be problematic for some people. Depends how well their body does at converting it to l-methylfolate. Seeing as how in the USA a lot of foods are fortified with it, I personally avoid it in any supplements. If I were to supplement folate I would use 5-mthf
08-03-2012, 07:22 AM
08-03-2012, 01:28 PM
Specifically something like metafolin, extrafolate-s or maybe quatrefolic which is the s-isomer. There is still a question afaik on whether the r-isomer or the racemic mixture could possibly be detrimental. If anyone knows of any further data shedding light on the isomers, please let us know.
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08-12-2012, 11:22 AM
08-12-2012, 11:24 AM
LCLT (each at 2 Gr/day), Beta Alanine (4 Gr/day), Taurine (2 Gr/day), Tyrosine (1 Gr/day), AAKG, ALA (600 Mg/day), and Cittruline Malate (6 Gr/day), and I would like to add Inositol, IP-6, TMG and Choline Citrate. For those most informed, can you please suggest daily amounts of Inositol, IP-6, TMG and Choline Citrate?
08-15-2012, 06:03 AM
08-16-2012, 04:46 PM
Idk if this has been asked, but how do you feel about something like Green Vibrance (greens, probiotics, etc)? Ingredient profile below:
Supplement Facts Serving Size: 12 grams
Servings per Container: 30
Ingredient Amount % Daily Value** Total Fat .77gr 1.2 Saturated .18gr .9 Trans Fat 0gr Polyunsaturated .44gr Monounsaturated .12gr Cholesterol 0gr 0 Sodium 46.7gr 1.9 Potassium 203mg 5.8 Total Carbohydrate 6.9gr 2.3 Dietary Fiber 2.82gr 11.3 Sugars 1.54gr Protein 2.63gr Vitamin A 4764IU 95.3 Vitamin C 45.5mg 75.8 Calcium 156mg 15.6 Magnesium 27mg 6.8 Iron 3.74mg 20.8 Vitamin B12 2.66mcg 44.4 Vitamin K 124 mcg 154.5 Nutrient Dense Plant Concentrates -Spirulina 1500mg -Wheat grass juice powder 990mg -Alfalfa grass juice powder 570mg -Barley grass juice powder 570mg -Oat grass juice powder 570mg -Hydrilla Verticillata 500mg -Alfalfa sprout powder 440mg -Beet juice powder 300mg -Chlorella, soft cell, pharmaceutical grade 300mg -Parsley powder, freeze dried 250mg -Zucchini powder, freeze dried 250mg -Carrot root powder 200mg -Green bean powder, freeze dried 120mg -Broccoli sprout powder 100mg -Spinach leaf powder, freeze dried 100mg -Kamut grass juice powder 80mg Sea Vegetable Complex -Kelp 200mg -Alaria 100mg -Laver 100mg -Rockweed 50mg Cell Membrane & Nerve Support -Soy lecithin powder 98% oil-free 750mg High Fiber Foods & Prebiotics -Larch arabinogalactans 600mg -Fructo-oligosaccharides 600mg -Stabilized brown rice bran 500mg -Whole apple powder 400mg -Milled Flaxseed concentrate 200mg Antioxidants & Circulatory Support -Vitamin E 100IU 333 -Acerola berry juice powder, 25% natural vitamin C 200mg -Ginkgo bilboa extract 20mg -Green tea standardized extract 20mg -Green seed standardized extract 20mg -Pomegranate extract 20mg -Policosanol 5mg Antioxidants & Liver Support -Tamarind juice and pulp powder 100mg -Silymarin milk thistle extract, 80% silybin 60mg -Carrot root extract 4:1 50mg -Chicory root extract 4:1 50mg -Dandelion root extract 4:1 50mg -Chicory root powder 25mg -Gentian root extract 4:1 15mg Adaptogens -Schizandra berry extract, 2% schizandrin 150mg -Eleutherococcus senticosus root extract, 0.8% eleutherosides 80mg -Suma root extract 60mg Immune Support -Astragalus membranaceus extract 60mg -Larch arabinogalactans 30mg -Beta 1,3 - 1,6 glucans 30mg 12 Dairy-Free Probiotic Cultures -Lactobacillus acidophilus HA-122 2.5 bill -Lactobacillus rhamnosus HA-111 2.5 bill -Lactobacillus rhamnosus B HA-114 2.5 bill -Lactobacillus paracasei HA-108 2.5 bill -Lactobacillus plantarum HA-119 2.5 bill -Lactobacillus helveticus HA-128 0.5 bill -Bifidobacterium breve HA-129 2.5 bill -Bifidobacterium longum HA-135 2.5 bill -Bifidobacterium bifidum HA-132 1.25 bil -Lactococcus lactis HA-136 2.5 bill -Propionibacterium shermanii HA-182 2.5 bill -Streptococcus thermophilus HA-110 0.75 bil Enzyme Complex -Protease 4.5 110HUT -Protease 6.0 110HUT -Lipase 150 FCCL -Amylase 6DU -Invertase 1SU -Cellulase 7CU Skeletal Support -Vitamin D3 1000IU 250 -Phyto-Boron 3mg Fortifying Phyto-Minerals -Phyto-Chromium 80mcg 67 -Phyto-Selenium from Orgen-SE mustard seed extract 50mcg 71.4 Tonics -Ginger root powder 20mg -Cayenne pepper powder 2mg Palatability Factor -Concord grape juice, freeze dried, Kosher 210mg
08-18-2012, 02:37 PM
What is a good dosage for CoQ10?. I see varying opinions depending on what its "used for". I think I may get a bottle of 100mg caps when I have the money and maybe make it a "staple" of mine.
08-18-2012, 04:19 PM
Is melatonin a good staple I feel it works for me but hard to find enough info on it for ergogenic purposes other than deep restive sleep on demand any help here with info??
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08-18-2012, 07:22 PM
Also I've been going back and fourth in my mind wondering about Vitamin D3 supplementation. It just seems way too hyped lately. I could just go ahead and get some and start using it but I don't really think that is safe. Never been tested for it and none of my doctors have ever suggested getting tested. I say "doctors" because I've switched doctors several times in the past year because I have not been happy with my physician. They always seem to rush me out and I'm never given the opportunity to ask questions.
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08-18-2012, 11:40 PM
It depends. If you stop spending money on a lot of unnecessary supplements and just use health type basic supplements I think it is affordable. It's not affordable for me now, but once I catch up on bills and rent....That is, IF I catch up then I will budget for it because it does have many benefits that I think are much more important than supplements that are just for ergogenic value.
08-19-2012, 12:28 PM
Coop do you have any input on whether a greens supplement like I posted above is worth the cost? I think Green Vibrance runs about $50-$55 for a 60 day supply and has one of the most extensive profiles I've seen.
08-19-2012, 02:53 PM
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