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Nobody knows: There are zero studies of e-cigs, and nobody knows what they will do, even with no nicotine. Nicotine is not the cause of cancer anyway - it is the complex hydrocarbons (tars) in the smoke. It is likely that e-cigs will prove safer than smoked cigarettes, but again, nobody really knows. The propellant in these gadgets is propylene glycol, and nobody knows what inhaling them, or the oils, will do. ...Read more
Can bright yellow liquid (looks like neon urine) on top of loose stool be from supplements (b12,fish oil, magnesium citrate or other?)
Can I apply vitamin K and vitamin C directly on my skin ( vitamins from the drug store like liquid vitamins )?
Not advisable: not advisable, you may take them by mouth. The best vitamins are not in pills or syrup, they are in fresh leafy vegetable and fruits ...Read more
What form of medication or supplement gets absorbed fastest? I was thinking maybe chewable tablets or liquid gel capsules.
Varies: It depends upon what medication you are talking about. In general, however, fastest absorption is the sublingual route, where the medication is placed under the tongue. Very few medications, however, are designed to be taken this way. Next fastest are usually the gel caps. Chewables actually have about the same absorption as solid pills. If wondering about a specific medication, ask pharmacist! ...Read more
Should i take sun chlorella or kyoto chlorella and spirulina in tablet, liquid or powder form and why?
Greens: All good forms of green food with potent nutrients. Form is your preference but some people digest liquid or powder easier than capsule. ...Read more
In vitro, yes but...: In vivo, it would render your fish dish unpalatable and rather expensive. Since silver ions (single free-form silver) produce free radicles that can kill bacteria(the process can be done in a petri dish), it would mean impregnating and infusing your fish with silver- yuck. ...Read more
Some: There is some vitamin a, e, and d in krill oil, but it's not the best source of them. Krill oil is mostly epa and dha, with some astaxanthin, an important antioxidant that gives the critters a pinkish color. Look on the label of your product to see how much of the other vitamins is in it, if they're present. ...Read more
Hi there, I'm making home-made diaper rash ointment with coconut oil, zinc oxide (25%), beeswax, and 5% v/v vitamin e. Is the amount of vitamin e safe for topical use on infants?
Is it safe to drink magnesium chloride 66.5 mg in liquid form or mix 30g of magnesium chloride in a liter of pure water & drink 1 shot a day?
Yes but . . .: Magnesium chloride (http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/magnesium-chloride.Html) is available in multiple versions & forms. Chat w/your family physician about your specific needs. It's probably safer to buy a standardized brand than mix some up on your own. As all the instructions & labels state, take as directed (by your prescribing physician). ...Read more