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Doctor insights on: Consumption Iodine Supplements Make Persons Metabolism

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Does the consumption of iodine supplements make a person's metabolism faster?

Does the consumption of iodine supplements make a person's metabolism faster?

Perhaps: Iodnie is the center of the thyroid molecule. If you are iodine deficient to the point it has affected your thyroid and then resolving that deficiency by improving thyroid function may appear as faster metabolism.....Which is now back to normal. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Coffee consumption: can caffeine make my body lose vitamins and minerals?

Coffee consumption: can caffeine make my body lose vitamins and minerals?

Probably not: Most such claims are internet exaggerations of real scientific work. Caffine is the most popular and probably the most studied of all drugs, and serious adverse effects in real life have resisted demonstration. There are "pop" claims about caffeine interfering with absorption of iron and vitamin d; if there were any real effect on real human beings, it would be obvious by now. ...Read more

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Some foods interfere with thyroid medication absorbtion for hypothyroidism, are drumstick (moringa), Ivy gourd and Jaggery safe to consume?

Some foods interfere with thyroid medication absorbtion for hypothyroidism, are drumstick (moringa), Ivy gourd and Jaggery safe to consume?

Thyroid Rx: Some foods interfere with thyroid medication absorbtion for hypothyroidism, are drumstick (moringa), Ivy gourd and Jaggery safe to consume? ANS: always take thyroid meds on empty stomach and do not eat for 1 hour. ...Read more

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If on 170 mg of methadone , does it make vitamin supplements and amino acid supplements less affective ?

If on 170 mg of methadone , does it make vitamin supplements and amino acid supplements less affective ?

Other Concerns: You are on an extremely high dose of methadone. It is equivalent to over 500 mg of morphine per day. Most likely you have developed tolerance to the pain relieving effects. You are at risk for respiratory depression and death if you take alcohol or other sedatives with this dose. You should also have you pcp perform a baseline ekg, as Methadone can effect your cardiac rhythm and cause sudden deat. ...Read more

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Anything other than exercise, sleep, and protein that increase protein synthesis? i've heard ginseng and ginger increase protein synthesis.

Anything other than exercise, sleep, and protein that increase protein synthesis? 
i've heard ginseng and ginger increase protein synthesis.

Awoid protein: Too much protein cause kidney damage so be carfull what and how much you use. Body works slowly can not build over night. There is no acceptable data that above mentioned products can do anything for your purpose. ...Read more

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What micromineral deficiency can interfere with vitamin a metabolism by reducing retinol binding protein?

What micromineral deficiency can interfere with vitamin a metabolism by reducing retinol binding protein?

Carotene and others: Many proteins, and enzymes are involved in vitamin a metabolism. Some proteins are involved in creating the useful form of vitamin a into 11-cis-retina from vitamin a or b-carotene, which is useful in vision. Some proteins transport vitamin a , such as retinol binding protein. Many nutrients important such as zinc, lipids, carotenes. Age related eye study vitamins: ww.Areds2.Org. ...Read more

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Does taking iron supplements or eating foods rich in iron promote rise in hgb level best?

Does taking iron supplements or eating foods rich in iron promote rise in hgb level best?

Iron deficiency: One can increase the iron level in your body much more quickly with iron supplements than with any type of food. ...Read more

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Which antioxidants vitamins or herbs supplement is safe to eat ???

Which antioxidants vitamins or herbs supplement is safe to eat ???

Multivitamins: are like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. The dose (read label and check that half or more of the ingredients are several 100 per cent above RDA. Dose more important than a long list. Ask about a specific condition or supplement ...Read more

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Does consuming turmeric drink interfere in the absorption of vitamins such as sangobion and vitamin c?

Does consuming turmeric drink interfere in the absorption of vitamins such as sangobion and vitamin c?

No: However, drinking turmeric drinks is not doing you any good either. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Can leviothyrozine and vitamin D3 pills interfere with iron absorption? What foods interfere with hypothyroidism and iron intake and should b avoided?

NO: Neither interfere with Iron absorption. You might consider taking some Vitamin C with the Iron it is better absorbed in an acid environment. (Vit C=Ascorbic acid) Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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My hb level is 16.8 i'm eating multi with 10 mg iron. Is eating grape seed extract will reduce hb level or eating high antitoxidant supplements ??

My hb level is 16.8 i'm eating multi with 10 mg iron. Is eating grape seed extract will reduce hb level or eating high antitoxidant supplements ??

Stop the multi and:: I don;t know if you are a man or woman or your age; if a man that's normal, if a woman a bit high. Don't take iron supplements unless a premenopausal woman. If a man or postmenopausal woman switch to a multi without iron. Grape seed extract won't reduce Hb level. Antioxidants may help as iron is a pro-oxidant. The only reliable way to reduce Hb is to donate blood, which reduces heart attack risk. ...Read more

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Do advocare diet supplements effect ones blood alcohol content?

Do advocare diet supplements effect ones blood alcohol content?

Prob not unless: Most diet supplements, unless they contain alcohol or stuff that destroys the liver, will have no effect on blood alcohol level (BAL) after drinking alcoholic beverages. A few (dangerous) dietary supplements interfere with liver metabolism & could RAISE the BAL. It is hard to say without knowing what specific supplement you took; Advocare has 16+ different products. Save your $ and stop taking 'em ...Read more

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Is it bad to take sports supplements with diabetes? Currently consuming protein/creatine shake, sd matrix, fat burners, fish oils vitamin C tablets?

Is it bad to take sports supplements with diabetes? Currently consuming protein/creatine shake, sd matrix, fat burners, fish oils vitamin C tablets?

Since all that: Junk is a waste of money, doesn't do anything positive for you except spend your money, why do it? Besides, you don't know what's in any of that stuff, what harm it could possibly do to you, how it could interact negatively with medication or other supplements, etc. Save your money and use it on monitoring strips, healthy food, valid medication, etc. That can help you live better and longer. ...Read more

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Can alcoholism cause pellagra, even in individuals who eat a diet containing more than adequate amounts of niacin?

Can alcoholism cause pellagra, even in individuals who eat a diet containing more than adequate amounts of niacin?

It's possible: Chronic alcoholism can deplete the body of essential nutrients like niacin, leaving the person susceptible to Pellagra. Eating and being able to make proper use of nutrients can be different things. It's complicated. This is a good reason to find effective treatment for alcoholism - it really can do major harm to bodies as well as functional parts of lives. Best! ...Read more

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Does omega 3 fatty acid supplements helps prevents acne for people taking vegetarian diet.

Does omega 3 fatty acid supplements helps prevents acne for people taking vegetarian  diet.

No: The last three real human studies of omega-threes for atherosclerosis / lipid problems showed no benefit. The vegetarian / natural foods people write about this-and-that benefiting this-and-that without needing any real basis, and there's an anecdotal peer-reviewed article, but nothing solid. Acne's treatable by 21st century medicine and if you need us mainstream physicians, we're here for you. ...Read more