How can you maximum absorption of your supplements?

Question:   Really enjoyed your vitality lecture at the CDA meeting. Was wondering about how to maximize absorption/ bio availability of supplements. I don’t want expensive pee! I’m wondering is it better to take things like Calcium and Magnesium on an empty stomach?...

I noticed recently when buying organic milk that it has a really long shelf life and when I looked it up found that this milk undergoes a process called ultra pasteurization. Looking inot this further there is some controversy about the Ultra pasteurization process that makes this milk have such a long shelf life. They said the milk has the same nutrients but it has lost the enzymes that help us digest the proteins, which could be the cause of many having lactose intolerance. How do I choose what is better for me?

   Choose organic if you are concerned about the environment, but don’t expect it to be any more nutritious than regular milk. The enzymes that help you digest food are in your body, not in the milk. If there were any enzymes in a food, since they are proteins, they...

I recently have been hearing a lot about coconut milk and almond milk, but I noticed on the package that the coconut milk has no protein like regular milk and not sure about the guar gum and other things added to the almond milk. Do you think these should be replacing milk in our diets?

  Unless you have a lactose intolerance and can’t digest milk without adverse GI tract effects, then there is no reason to replace low-fat or nonfat milk with the trendy milk of the day. Cow’s milk not only is a good source of protein, but it also is a good source of...

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