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Old 07-08-2017, 04:11 AM
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Hi, I've been taking the following supplements for roughly five months - Omega-3
Vitamin D and Calcium
Vitamin B12
Glucosamine
Co-enzyme Q10
Multivitamin
Green coffee capsules
Vitamin B Complex

I have seen an overall positive change to my mood.
My energy levels seem to severely decline around
3pm. I take the B12 first thing in the morning and the
rest at about 6pm. Could anyone suggest anything
that could help with fatigue please?
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Old 07-14-2017, 10:48 AM
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Exercise is the number one thing to fight fatigue. It produces endorphins which charges you up, and there is no supplement for endorphins. Probiotics can often help with fatigue. Kefir and kombucha and real apple cider vinegar are great for that. There is a lot of phony kombuchas and apple cider vinegars so make sure they contain "the mother" which would look like a cloudy blob on the bottom of the bottle.
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Vitamin D and Calcium
this links takes you to Grassrootshealth and a set of charts that enable you to work out how much vitamin d you need to take daily.

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When you take an effective amount of vitamin d daily the first thing that changes is your ability to absorb calcium, Moving from deficient or insufficient vitamin d to optimal more than doubles the amount of calcium your body absorbs from your diet. Therefore as you supplement with vitamin d3 you should be able to stop supplementing with calciium which is associated with increased risk of heart problems.


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Could anyone suggest anything that could help with fatigue please?
When vitamin d levels increase so does muscle strength so you should have more energy.
It may also help is you supplement with magnesium instead of calciium, Most people don't have sufficient magnesium in their diets.
Daily magnesium supplements improve glucose handling which enables your body to access the energy in your foods better. Magnesium is also involved in improving the way vitamin d works in your body.
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I always shake my head when somebody says to take vitamin D or calcium, or magnesium, or whatever. You can't cherry-pick. You need all 90 plus nutrients every day! They all work together in such a way that nobody understands.Being deficient in any one of these essential nutrients will cause one or more terrible diseases. And the worst part is these nutrients, especially the minerals and trace minerals are no longer in our food because they are no longer in the soil. The graveyard is full of people who believed they could get everything they needed from their food. Just eat better and follow the food guide and you will live to the ripe old age of 74 and the last 10 years will be spent mostly in hospital or at the doctors office waiting for tests, constantly in pain and can't walk. All this because you listen to your doctor.
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Zinc deficiency always causes fatigue since this mineral is associated with the activity of over 300 different enzymes in the body. Without it, all the enzymes suffer – and so does your metabolism.
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Eat raw organic and raw grass fed cuz God made em and wild animals eat em. Believe in God and eat His Goodies my motto. Watch raw food videos for inspiration. Take 2 superfood smoothies per day. Study David Avocado Wolfe for expertise. For supplements take tmg, msm, beta alanine, D3, Vit A from fish liver oil, k1 sublingual, and niacin. There are 8 macro minerals. You can get six from scraping over ripe organic banana peels. The other 2 you can get from sole salt water and raw pastured eggs.
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I always shake my head when somebody says to take vitamin D or calcium, or magnesium, or whatever. You can't cherry-pick. You need all 90 plus nutrients every day! They all work together in such a way that nobody understands.Being deficient in any one of these essential nutrients will cause one or more terrible diseases. And the worst part is these nutrients, especially the minerals and trace minerals are no longer in our food because they are no longer in the soil. The graveyard is full of people who believed they could get everything they needed from their food. Just eat better and follow the food guide and you will live to the ripe old age of 74 and the last 10 years will be spent mostly in hospital or at the doctors office waiting for tests, constantly in pain and can't walk. All this because you listen to your doctor.
So Dr. Pinball, i.e. reincarnated Jack Lalanne, what is the best multi vitamin you recommend? Still Wallach? I checked one of those Dr Wallach ones, Youngevity vits and minerals, just did a quick check of the Vit C and E. The C was only synth. ascorbic acid, no rose hips nor camu camu or anthing. And the E was only d-Alpha, no Gamma nor Delta nor Beta.
(right now, I'm taking MuscleTech Platinum multi) I'm starting to think that most, 90 some % of multis are scams themselves. They'll use the synthetic ascorbic acid only, for Vit C but and put the words 'non GMO'. One multi has 'non GMO' on almost every vit. Or they'll throw in a very small dosage of the hot words or minerals, like 1.12 mg Colloidal, 30 mg D3, 5 mg B3, 10 mg amino acids, 5 mg Mushrooms, etc.
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I can tell you that most of the diets be it a meat or a vegan diet tends to lack vitamin B-12 and that is the most commonly deficient vitamin in our body. This needs a supplement and genuine care in the food which you intake. Vitamin B-12 beings about huge benefits to our body and therefore is so essential to our immune system. General supplements for Vitamin B-12 could be fish oils, VitaMelts, Neurobion Forte, Cyanocobalamin etc. If you're seeking natural sources of Vitamin B-12 then Eggs, Milk products, yoghurts, fishes are one of the great options for it.
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I can tell you that most of the diets be it a meat or a vegan diet tends to lack vitamin B-12
I think it is a mistake to suggest that diets inclucing animal foods will be B12 DEFICIENT.
Food. Vitamin B12 is naturally found in animal products, including fish, meat, poultry, eggs, milk, and milk products.
Vitamin B12 is generally not present in plant foods.

The mistake most people make with B12 supplementation is to use a single form. A combination of BOTH active forms Methylcobalamin (MeCbl), Adenosylcobalamin (AdCbl) will be far more effective we need both, they do different things and one or the other is not as good a both together.
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I think it is a mistake to suggest that diets inclucing animal foods will be B12 DEFICIENT.
Food. Vitamin B12 is naturally found in animal products, including fish, meat, poultry, eggs, milk, and milk products.
Vitamin B12 is generally not present in plant foods.
I agree here with you. I was actually focusing on plants and a minimal attention was given to a few animal-based food items which might have a lesser amount of B-12 available. Although, I can agree with you completely on the fact that Vitamin B-12 is available mostly in animal and poultry products and lack in plant foods.

I stand there corrected. Apologies for inconveniences.
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