1. ChetnikPeater

    Good ways to supplement zinc?

    I notice Peaters never mention zinc supplementation. I think that would be because liver and oysters are high and zinc, but is there a safe way to supplement it? What other foods are good for supplementing zinc. I have been using Haidut's magnoil daily and it works great, I notice he never...
  2. RealNeat

    Prevent nutrient deficiency from processed sugar consumption

    Everything a humans does drains certain nutrients, so this is a not a demonization of sugar but as we know sugar can increase the metabolism and cause an increased demand for nutrients, like thyroid supplementation. A logical but somewhat reductionist approach is to incorporate a non caloric...
  3. D

    Learning cofactors

    Where do you go to learn about minerals and their cofactors?
  4. tastyfood

    Gerolsteiner now $2.69 at Whole Foods. WTF. Up from $2 in the last 8 months.

    Getting additional minerals and carbonation from water will keep costing you more and more if the trend continues. I used to get a bottle of Gerolsteiner carbonated mineral water for $2 at Whole Foods in the US. A bit cheaper at Trader Joe's. A while ago it went up to about $2.20. Now it's...
  5. Twohandsondeck

    A categorization of vitamins & minerals as yin or yang

    In accordance with traditional Chinese medicine, all foods fall on a spectrum of "yin" or "yang." The notion is that a "yin" food is generally cooling and a "yang" food is generally warming. Ideally, when these are kept in balance, symptoms of an excess of either "yin" or "yang" can be resolved...
  6. V

    Salt intake

    every time I drink water because I feel dehydrated and I pee dark yellow, I drink water, but after that I end up having cold extremities, cold in general and I urinate very transparent quickly. Could this be because my body is so lacking in minerals and bottled water today is almost all weakly...
  7. Twohandsondeck

    Cheap mineral stack (immediate effects)

    Rudimentary but highly effective: + xx cups of water to thirst +2 cups red grapes or coconut water (as a potassium source) +1 teaspoon of a quality salt (as a sodium and chloride source) +2 cups milk (as a calcium source) +75mg of magnesium citrate (or another magnesium chelate) >>> consume in...
  8. Hans

    Here’s how to get all your vitamins and minerals without vegetables

    I've gotten this question quite frequently. It's actually very simple to get all your micros without eating any veggies. But don't get me wrong, I'm not saying you have to avoid veggies entirely (as long as they're not gut-irritating), they can taste absolutely great for sure. But many people...
  9. FitnessMike

    Any good place to test your minerals level in the UK?

    is hair mineral analysis reliable?
  10. J

    Help Desperately Needed: Ridged Fingernails!

    I don't know when this started, but it's bothering me a lot. I have these pretty pronounced vertical ridge-like structures in my fingernails. It was pretty hard to photograph, but I tried my best at it and editing it a bit to make them more easily visible: It may not look like much, but they...
  11. Recoen


    I know RP recommends liver and oysters for minerals but does anyone use shilajit too? Is there a specific brand you seem to do well with and actually causes your mineral status to improve?
  12. P

    Bone Broth Analysis, Minerals

    I found it very interesting so I made a topic. , its good to know,hopefully the numbers are legit(it seems to be!) It also has analysis of green broth, nettle,Dandelion. Bone Broth Analysis: Reader Research | alive
  13. P

    Zinc And Silicon Metabolism In Highly Trained Athletes During Heavy Exercise

    [Zinc and silicon metabolism in highly trained athletes during heavy exercise]. - PubMed - NCBI Abstract Trained male athletes were under study. It was found that under the effect of physical stress during the contest in ski race (30 and 50 km) the increase of the zink and silicon levels in...
  14. Velve921

    Explain Phosphorus Physiology: Why Does Ca : P Ratio Matter?

    I understand that having a 1:1 ca : p ratio is important...can anyone explain how too much phosphorus causes inflammation?
  15. T

    How exactly do you get your vitamin and mineral requirments (what do you eat/drink)?

    I'm looking for the outcome of all this without needing to know everything like Dr. Peat. From reading his dense site and the suggestions of this site I've been able to get fractions of helpful info, like a puzzle I haven't completed yet. If your diet and lifestyle is healthy, what are you...
  16. F

    Do coffee and cacao reduce the absorption of all the mineral

    I wonder how do coffee and cacao reduce iron absorption, is it selectively just targeting iron or is it reducing absorption of all minerals like zinc or selenium?
  17. tomisonbottom


    Hello, I was wondering, do you all just go by the RDA for your minerals/vitamins, etc requirements? I have a hard time believing that it could be accurate when everything else we've been taught is so wrong but I haven't read anything from Peat about it exactly either..........
  18. K

    Which Ion is safest for mineral supplementation?

    If we do choose to supplement: What can we consider the safest form of Ion in supplements? Glycinate/Chelate ? Oxide ? (Unlikely!) Citrate ? (Heard Peat say bad things about this in an interview) Stearate ? Would it differ depending on the mineral? Magnesium, Zinc etc For Calcium its clear...
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