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What are good fortified food sources of vitamin b12 for vegans?

What are good fortified food sources of vitamin b12 for vegans?

Best to supplement: Trace amounts of the cyanocobalamin form of B12 can be found added to cereals, non-dairy milks, meat substitutes and one type of Red Star Yeast. But it may not be enough and our bodies have to convert it to methylcobalamin, which some people do poorly. Why not take 1000 mcg of methylcobalamin. Even doing that a 2 or 3 times a week should insure you get adequate B12. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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What foods are good sources of digestive enzymes?

What foods are good sources of digestive enzymes?

Unless packaged...: ...to resist stomach acid, any ingested digestive enzyme in your food will be substantially inactivated by the acid of your stomach to be of any real value to you. Sorry, but a great question! ...Read more

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Creatine complex supplements good or bad?

Creatine complex supplements good or bad?

Fairly ok: Out of all bodybuilding supplmements, creatine seems to be on of the few that has proven efficacy and benign side effects, make sure you have a normal kidney and liver function before you take them. ...Read more

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What fruits are good sources of vitamin a?

What fruits are good sources of vitamin a?

Orange: Just eat lots of orange colored fruit and vegetables. Those are highest in beta carotene which is converted to vit a. ...Read more

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What essential vitamins do you recommend for optimal health?  fish oil, brobiotics, folic acid, vit d, are potential examples....

What essential vitamins do you recommend for optimal health?  fish oil, brobiotics, folic acid, vit d, are potential examples....

A few: Good quality food-based multivitamin multimineral, many need vitamin d3 but levels can be checked to find your true need, omega 3s in flaxseed or fish oil if you do not have any contraindications. ...Read more

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Is ultra source of life multi vitamins are natural vitamins and good for you?

Is ultra source of life multi vitamins are natural vitamins and good for you?

Yes: While it's best to get nutrients from diet, the vast majority of americans have vitamin & mineral deficiencies. Even the ama advises all adults take a multivit!there are wide variations in quality but this one's a good choice.The vits & mineral are in well-absorbed forms & i like that it has superfoods, herbal extracts & enzymes. Take the form with iron if premenopausal & without if postmenopausal. ...Read more

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What foods or drinks have a good source of vitamin b5 and/or b complex?

What foods or drinks have a good source of vitamin b5 and/or b complex?

Top 10 high in B5: Liver bran sunflower seeds whey powder mushrooms caviar cheese sun dried tomatoes fish avocados. ...Read more

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What are good non-cook protein sources? Healthy of course

What are good non-cook protein sources? Healthy of course

Fruits, vegetables: Cooking may actually denature some of the proteins, or leech them out when boiled. The reccommended daily intake of green vegetables is 9 servings. Milk, cheeses, and nuts are also excellent sources of protein. ...Read more

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What are good sources of protein for a vegan?

What are good sources of protein for a vegan?

Beans, nuts, seeds: All beans, lentils and chickpeas are good sources of protein, as are nuts & seeds. Hemp seeds contain as much protein as any food and it is a "complete" protein rich in essential fats. Quinoa is the highest protein grain. Seitan from gluten is also high in protein. While nuts and seeds do have some fats, these are relatively healthy fats. See http://www.Vrg.Org/nutrition/protein.Htm for more info. ...Read more

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What foods are a good source of tyrosine?

What foods are a good source of tyrosine?

Protein & fruit: Tyrosine is found in soy products, chicken, turkey, fish, peanuts, almonds, avocados, bananas, milk, cheese, yogurt, cottage cheese, lima beans, pumpkin seeds, and sesame seeds source: http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/tyrosine-000329.Htm#ixzz2hgqsihrt follow us: @ummc on twitter | medcenter on facebook. ...Read more

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What foods are good for the liver detox?

What foods are good for the liver detox?

I am not sure: But chelating agents, oatmeal - ingested fiber, all help in reducing toxins that get absorbed. Reducing far and meat intake and using less drugs which are detoxified by the liver would help. ...Read more

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What foods or vitamins are good for your liver and kidney?

What foods or vitamins are good for your liver and kidney?

Healthy diet, many: The best foods for your liver ; kidneys are organic fruits ; vegetables. Avoid fried foods, genetically modified foods ; limit sugars ; starches. Also avoid too much protein. All vitamins are necessary, esp. For your liver- it's best to get from diet but a quality multivitamin ; 5-8000 iu of d3 is reasonable. Acetaminophen causes liver damage- limit use ; take nac with it.See http://bit.Ly/19xax7e. ...Read more

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What kinds of food are good sources of folic acid, b12, & iron?

What kinds of food are good sources of folic acid, b12, & iron?

Meat and leafy vegs: B12 is found in red meat, and liver folic acid is best found in leafy vegetables. Iron is best found in red meat- if you want the iron that is best absorbed. Non heme iron which is not as well absorbed is also found in leafy vegetables like spinach. ...Read more

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Is lots of vitamin C good or bad?

Is lots of vitamin C good or bad?

Vitamin C is: generally good for you. If you take too much you may get the runs. Daily maintenance dose would be one 1K tab in the a.m. and one 1K tab in the p.m. It only lasts in your body for about 12 hours so whatever you take needs to be in divided doses. If you have a cold or it's cold season it can be doubled. Beyond that, please see a nutritionist or integrative doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Best brain supplements or vitamins?

Best brain supplements or vitamins?

Brain power: Possibly vitamin b12. However, my best recommendation for a healthy brain is a balanced nutrition including vegetables and avoidance of excessive carbohydrate or processed sugars. Exercise, maintain normal weight, avoid alcohol, do not smoke, sleep well. Keep your mind socially active. Engage in conversations with others. I would rather invest my money on a gym membership or workout clothes. ...Read more