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    Vitamins & % daily value..Im confused


    I have a question:

    im looking at my multivitamin supplement facts. For example Vitamin C. It says Vitamin C 60 MG 100% Daily Value

    And say if i need to take 1000MG of Vitamin C in divided doses that would be 1666% Daily Value. Is that ok? Would that be considered overdosing? and then what if i have some orange juice and some fruits... wont i have too much vitamin C?

    why do regular vitamins only have 100% daily value's and other ones have like really high amounts.

    And how does someone balance the vitamin amounts they need along with their diet? like for example drinking 3 glasses of orange juice now you have 300% daily value. And u take 1000MG of vitamin C in divided doses

    Any info would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by HQProperty View Post
    I have a question:

    im looking at my multivitamin supplement facts. For example Vitamin C. It says Vitamin C 60 MG 100% Daily Value

    And say if i need to take 1000MG of Vitamin C in divided doses that would be 1666% Daily Value. Is that ok? Would that be considered overdosing? and then what if i have some orange juice and some fruits... wont i have too much vitamin C?

    why do regular vitamins only have 100% daily value's and other ones have like really high amounts.

    And how does someone balance the vitamin amounts they need along with their diet? like for example drinking 3 glasses of orange juice now you have 300% daily value. And u take 1000MG of vitamin C in divided doses

    Any info would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks
    Daily values and other consideration is a lots of bs.

    If you want to get a list with names and daily doses

    If you want to know what you (personally) need in a way of
    vitamins,
    minerals
    fats
    amino-acids
    anti-oxidants

    Get Genova Diagnostics
    test called

    NutrEval

    http://www.genovadiagnostics.com/

    test description:
    http://www.genovadiagnostics.com/fil...FMV_1Pager.pdf

    sample report:
    http://www.genovadiagnostics.com/fil...FMV_Report.pdf



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    Quote Originally Posted by JanSz View Post
    Daily values and other consideration is a lots of bs.

    If you want to get a list with names and daily doses

    If you want to know what you (personally) need in a way of
    vitamins,
    minerals
    fats
    amino-acids
    anti-oxidants

    Get Genova Diagnostics
    test called

    NutrEval

    http://www.genovadiagnostics.com/

    test description:
    http://www.genovadiagnostics.com/fil...FMV_1Pager.pdf

    sample report:
    http://www.genovadiagnostics.com/fil...FMV_Report.pdf



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    Thanks a lot for answering my question. You give a lot of good advice to people on the forum boards.

    1 more question i have.

    What do you think about the Spectracell Test
    http://www.integrativepsychiatry.net...ectracell.html

    Which one is better to take to find out what vitamins i need to take.

    NutrEval Test Or Spectracell Test and why.

    Spectracell Test i heard it uses it uses your lymphocytes to show stored vitamin levels over the past 6 months.

    I definately want to take a test for this but need some help which is better since im paying out of pocket.

    Thanks
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    i just called genova diagnostics and told them i wanted to do the NutrEval test. I told them i live in NYC. She said that my state doesnt allow me to take this test. WTF is there anything i can do?

    I cant have this done in NY so can go to a different state and do it though? What options do i have? I really want to correct my vitamin deficiencies so this test is important to me. Why does NY LAWS have to be so messed up =(
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    Quote Originally Posted by HQProperty View Post
    Thanks a lot for answering my question. You give a lot of good advice to people on the forum boards.

    1 more question i have.

    What do you think about the Spectracell Test
    Intracellular Vitamin Analysis by Spectracell

    Which one is better to take to find out what vitamins i need to take.

    NutrEval Test Or Spectracell Test and why.

    Spectracell Test i heard it uses it uses your lymphocytes to show stored vitamin levels over the past 6 months.

    I definately want to take a test for this but need some help which is better since im paying out of pocket.

    Thanks
    SpectraCell5000
    is the one HAN likes.

    I am sure it is good test.
    It requires someone who knows how to interpret it, draw conclussions.

    Also SpectraCell5000 it is limited in scope, when you would compared it to NutrEval. But possibly more accurate in what it does.

    NutrEval test is a very comprehensive set of tests.
    You get detailed report,
    so your educated nutritionist can have a field day with it.
    But if you do not have nutritionist available,
    the report contains a list of supplements that laboratory thinks that you are missing.

    I do both,
    use the list as a starting point,
    then use HAN's help to refine that list.
    HAN already came with number of improvements, thank you.

    One day, out of curiosity I will also have SpectraCell5000.
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    ============================== ============================== ===========
    DESCRIPTION:*NutrEval is a comprehensive nutritional evaluation to identify specific imbalances of vitamins, nutrients, and essential co-factors. This profile also provides assessment of gastrointestinal dysfunction and detoxification impairment.

    ANALYTE LIST:

    Glutathione
    2-Hydroxyphenylacetic Acid
    3-Hydroxyproprionic Acid
    3-Methyl-4-OH-phenylglycol
    4-Hydroxyphenylpyruvic Acid
    5-OH-Indoleacetic Acid
    Adipic Acid
    a-Ketoadipic Acid
    a-Keto-b-Methylvaleric Acid
    a-Ketoglutaric Acid
    a-Ketoisocaproic Acid
    a-Ketoisovaleric Acid
    Arabinose
    b-Ketoglutaric Acid
    b-OH-b-Methylglutaric Acid
    b-OH-Butyric Acid
    Cis-Aconitic Acid
    Citramalic Acid
    Citric Acid
    Dihydroxyphenylpropionic Acid
    Formiminoglutamic Acid
    Fumaric Acid
    Glutaric Acid
    Homogentisic Acid
    Homovanillic Acid
    Indoleacetic Acid
    Isocitric Acid
    Kynurenic Acid
    Lactic Acid
    Malic Acid
    Methylmalonic Acid
    Orotic Acid
    Phenylacetic Acid
    Pyroglutamic Acid
    Pyruvic Acid
    Suberic Acid
    Succinic Acid
    Tartaric Acid
    Vanilmandelic Acid
    Nutritional Essential and Semi-essential AA:
    Arginine
    Histidine
    Isoleucine
    Leucine
    Lysine
    Methionine
    Phenylalanine
    Taurine
    Threonine
    Tryptophan
    Valine
    Dietary Peptide Related Markers:
    Anserine (dipeptide)
    Carnosine (dipeptide)
    1-methylhistidine
    Beta-alanine
    Non-Essential Protein Markers:
    Alanine
    Asparagine
    Aspartic acid
    Cyst(e)ine
    Glutamic acid
    Glutamine
    Glycine
    Proline
    Serine
    Tyrosine
    Thallium
    Tin
    Copper
    Magnesium
    Selenium
    Vanadium
    Zinc
    Antimony
    Mercury
    Manganese
    Lipid Peroxides, Blood
    Intermediary Metabolytes & Diagnostic Markers:
    Alpha-aminoadipic acid
    Alpha-amino-N-butyric acid
    Arginosuccinic acid
    Beta-aminoisobutyric acid
    Citulline
    Cystathionine
    Ethanolamine
    Ornithine
    Phosphoethanolamine
    Phosphoserine
    Ammonia
    Urea nitrogen
    Creatinine (Nutritional)
    alpha-Linolenic
    Arachidic
    Arachidonic
    Behenic
    Dihomo-gamma-linolenic
    Docosahexaenoic
    Docosapentaenoic
    Docosatetraenoic
    Eicosadienoic
    Eicosapentaenoic
    Elaidic
    Gamma-Linolenic
    Gondoic
    Tricosanoic
    Linoleic
    Margaric
    Vaccenic
    Oleic
    Palmitic
    Palmitoleic
    Pentadecanoic
    Stearic
    Nervonic
    Lignoceric
    Arsenic
    Cadmium
    Lead
    Molybdenum
    Potassium
    Oxidative Stress
    Metabolic Analysis Profile
    Amino Acids urine
    Essential & Metabolic Fatty Acids
    Elemental Analysis (packed RBC)

    Turn Around Time:*14 Days

    Specimen Requirements:*Urine and blood specimens required. Refer to clinician instructions for details

    Referenced materials:*

    nutritional brochure.pdf
    autism brochure.pdf

    CPT Codes:*

    82978****name:*Glutathione
    83921****name:*2-Hydroxyphenylacetic Acid
    83921****name:*3-Hydroxyproprionic Acid
    83921****name:*3-Methyl-4-OH-phenylglycol
    83921****name:*4-Hydroxyphenylpyruvic Acid
    83497****name:*5-OH-Indoleacetic Acid
    83921****name:*Adipic Acid
    83921****name:*a-Ketoadipic Acid
    83921****name:*a-Keto-b-Methylvaleric Acid
    83921****name:*a-Ketoisocaproic Acid
    83921****name:*a-Ketoisovaleric Acid
    83921****name:*b-OH-Butyric Acid
    82507****name:*Citric Acid
    83921****name:*Glutaric Acid
    83921****name:*Homogentisic Acid
    83150****name:*Homovanillic Acid
    83605****name:*Lactic Acid
    83921****name:*Methylmalonic Acid
    83921****name:*Orotic Acid
    84210****name:*Pyruvic Acid
    84585****name:*Vanilmandelic Acid
    82139****name:*Nutritional Essential and Semi-essential AA:
    82139****name:*Creatinine (Nutritional)
    82542****name:*alpha-Linolenic
    82726****name:*Nervonic
    82978****name:*Oxidative Stress
    82139****name:*Amino Acids urine
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    Quote Originally Posted by HQProperty View Post
    i just called genova diagnostics and told them i wanted to do the NutrEval test. I told them i live in NYC. She said that my state doesnt allow me to take this test. WTF is there anything i can do?

    I cant have this done in NY so can go to a different state and do it though? What options do i have? I really want to correct my vitamin deficiencies so this test is important to me. Why does NY LAWS have to be so messed up =(
    People who live in NY State are screwed.
    Find a doc in NJ or PA use his address.

    I think same goes for Spectracel and other nutritional laboratories/tests.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JanSz View Post
    People who live in NY State are screwed.
    Find a doc in NJ or PA use his address.

    I think same goes for Spectracel and other nutritional laboratories/tests.

    Thanks i guess i will have get a NJ doctor.

    Do you know if they take insurrance for the NutrEval Test?
    If its out of the pocket how much would it be? a range would be nice.

    So these are the steps i have to take( bit confused please correct me if im wrong)

    1. Find NJ Doc
    2. I prob have to make an appointment, the first visit i will have to ask him for a script to get a NutrEval Test.
    3. Fax Script to Genova Diagnostics.
    4. Use NJ Doc Address.
    5. Doc will receive Kit for blood work and urine.
    6. Make another appointment this time get blood work done

    Now When they did send the kit to my NJ doctor. Does it come with a bill also? How does the payment go? There is lots of paper work i need to fill out?

    Once the kit is filled up with blood and urine. Do i send it back to the lab or does my Doc do that.

    So then after 14 days or so my doctor will get the results right then just get it faxed to me.

    Do you think its possible the Doc can give me a script for the test without seeing him first? Or i definitely have to see him first for the script.

    Do you think its ok i use the doc address for my address?

    Am i missing anything?

    Thanks a lot man
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    Quote Originally Posted by HQProperty View Post
    Thanks i guess i will have get a NJ doctor.

    Do you know if they take insurrance for the NutrEval Test?
    If its out of the pocket how much would it be? a range would be nice.

    So these are the steps i have to take( bit confused please correct me if im wrong)

    1. Find NJ Doc
    2. I prob have to make an appointment, the first visit i will have to ask him for a script to get a NutrEval Test.
    3. Fax Script to Genova Diagnostics.
    4. Use NJ Doc Address.
    5. Doc will receive Kit for blood work and urine.
    6. Make another appointment this time get blood work done

    Now When they did send the kit to my NJ doctor. Does it come with a bill also? How does the payment go? There is lots of paper work i need to fill out?

    Once the kit is filled up with blood and urine. Do i send it back to the lab or does my Doc do that.

    So then after 14 days or so my doctor will get the results right then just get it faxed to me.

    Do you think its possible the Doc can give me a script for the test without seeing him first? Or i definitely have to see him first for the script.

    Do you think its ok i use the doc address for my address?

    Am i missing anything?

    Thanks a lot man
    #1. pick up location in NJ, convenient for you, get ZIP code.

    #2. e-mail Genova diagnostics, ask them for a list of doctors that have accounts with them and are located in 20 miles radius from that ZIP code.

    #3. pick a doctor from that list

    #4. you can ask doctor to contact Genova and ask them to send the kit directly to your house. May be a problem if you live in appartment complex, depends on delivery system.

    #5 depending on your insurance, Genova may process the bill for you or ask you for cash. But they give extensive coding and bill that is rather helpfull to get reimbursment.

    #6. NutrEval is made of number of individual test that can also be ordered separately. When ordered as a bundle you have this additional value, because you are doing overall extensive testing, resulting report is comprehensive.
    One of the tests there, is not reimbursable, IIRC it is about $140.

    #7 ask and you should receive:
    color hard copy of the report
    report as a PDF file

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    Quote Originally Posted by JanSz View Post
    #1. pick up location in NJ, convenient for you, get ZIP code.

    #2. e-mail Genova diagnostics, ask them for a list of doctors that have accounts with them and are located in 20 miles radius from that ZIP code.

    #3. pick a doctor from that list

    #4. you can ask doctor to contact Genova and ask them to send the kit directly to your house. May be a problem if you live in appartment complex, depends on delivery system.

    #5 depending on your insurance, Genova may process the bill for you or ask you for cash. But they give extensive coding and bill that is rather helpfull to get reimbursment.

    #6. NutrEval is made of number of individual test that can also be ordered separately. When ordered as a bundle you have this additional value, because you are doing overall extensive testing, resulting report is comprehensive.
    One of the tests there, is not reimbursable, IIRC it is about $140.

    #7 ask and you should receive:
    color hard copy of the report
    report as a PDF file

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    Any idea how much the whole bundle costs? I will have to pay out of pocket trying to get an idea. Is it over 1 Grand?

    Also do you know how much the RBC fatty acid test costs separately?

    Seems like they dont list the prices on the site.

    Thanks man you really helped me out
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    so you can order http://www.integrativepsychiatry.net...ectracell.html

    without a docs script?

    also did you this test done yet?
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    Quote Originally Posted by engival View Post
    so you can order http://www.integrativepsychiatry.net...ectracell.html

    without a docs script?

    also did you this test done yet?
    I dont know if u can get it done without a script but it does look like you can since those people are the doctors. and they mail you the results. im not 100% sure but leanguy can tell you more about it.

    Yeah i got the test done but i went to
    http://spectracell.com/find-a-clinician/ and found a doctor who does that test. It will take 2 week for results. Its a bit cheaper for the test if you do it directly from your doc. But of course you have to factor in the Doctor Fee.
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