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CJH from San Antonio, TX asking:
What is your opinion on Calcium supplements as they apply to risk of heart attack?
|In my diet, you absorb lots of calcium from green, leafy vegetables. Calcium is not a problem as long as you are taking lots of Vitamin K2.|
LAP from SD asking:
I am post-menopausal and have terribly thinning hair. Is there something missing in my diet or do I need additional supplements?
|Take 10,000 mcg. of Biotin a day and please have your doctor test your Free T3 and Reverse T3.|
GB from Seattle asking:
You mentioned that there is an OTC sustained release Niacin that works as well, if not better than Niaspan, without hepatoxicity. I cannot remember the name.
|Slo-Niacin, available at Costco, Walgreen Drugs and Walmart. |
CJ from SoCal asking:
I have been on your diet for almost two weeks and am doing well. My only problem is that I have charley horse cramps in my legs that wake me up in the middle of the night. I am taking calcium. What am I doing wrong?
|Take at least 500 mg Magnesium at night. If cramps persist, increase Magnesium as long as your bowels tolerate it.|
PH from OC asking:
What do you recommend in regards to a Calcium supplement for older women (and men)?
|I recommend "Bone-Up", 2-4 capsules per day, for men and women.|
RZ from Ohio asking:
I take Lovaza for high triglycerides. Are there alternatives?
|Trader Joe's Omega 3's Odorless will do the same job for a lot less money. Yes, I love fish oil!|
DL from PD asking:
I am in Phase I, have read the Book and am confused about the Supplements I should be taking initially. I don't have any major medical issues. Can you give me a head start?
|I recommend everyone take the following to start: Vitamin C - 500-1000 twice a day, Vitamin D - 2,000 IU, a B100 and Magnesium - 500-1,000 mg once a day.|
CG from OK asking:
I live in a small town and am having trouble finding the right kind of protein powder in our local stores. Can you recommend a reputable online source?
|My best recommendations are Twinlabs or Vitacost.com. |
ER from PS asking:
Do you have a favorite multivitamin you recommend?
|I recommend Twin Labs multivitamin (no iron for men) and also Trader Joe's Antioxidant multivitamins (no iron for men)|