Posted 24 February 2012 - 03:12 PM
Posted 25 February 2012 - 01:42 PM
there are a lot of threads dedicated to vitamin D3 here and it worked for a lot of people
I'm starting it today too with 1000iu and see if it helps
here's one of the threads:
Posted 25 February 2012 - 01:58 PM
Posted 25 February 2012 - 05:36 PM
on sunny days, do not take any vitamin d supps.
#2 Fats- monounsaturated should dominate(olives), followed by polyunsaturated plant sources(nuts) but not if you have acne. the health benefits of fish oil and fish are controversial and i dont consume them due to mercury contamination and immune supression avoid processed fats if possible.
#3 Protein/amino acids- dairy and eggs best sources for tryptophan and methionine which convert to powerful antioxidants melatonin and glutathione.
#4 Carotenoids- alpha- beta carotene, beta cryptoxanthin, lutein zeaxanthin, astaxanthin. these are vital to human nutrition, carrots, butternut squash, pumpkin, chili pepper and cayenne pepper are the best sources.
#5 Regularity-BM at least once a day, Moist, large stools, 1 piece ideal, no maldigestion, no floating stools indicative of maldigested fat. HOW- insoluble fiber- wheat and cooked vegetables. soluble fiber-oats/ good bacteria ferment soluble fiber making short chain fatty acids that inhibit pathogens.
#6 Circadian cycles-Light, get up with the sun, and expose your entire body to it. darkness-melatonin is released upon the sensing of absolute darkness. sleep in a pitch black room, try to ensure 10 hours total darkness, wear sunglasses before bed. do not eat too late at night.
#7 Desirable physiological states(positive moods/emotions) do precisely what you like and what feels good to you, but not regardless of consequences, just from a perspective that, you own your life, and can determine precisely what you do with it and need not answer or ask of permission from anyone,achieving maximum autonomy and self government.
Posted 14 March 2012 - 02:16 PM
--During puberty, insulin sensitivity is decreased, on average, 30 some percent.
--Insulin levels are then increased during puberty.
--After puberty, there is a recovery of insulin sensitivity. (unless diet has the system messed up)
--IGFBP-1(IGF binding protein) levels decrease as insulin levels increase.
--As IGFBP-1 decreases, IGF-1 increases.
--This allows for more free circulating IGF-1.
--SHBG(Sex hormone binding globulin) also decreases as insulin increases, and production of sex hormones is increased.
--SHBG regulates the ability of sex hormones to affect tissues.
--IGF-1 is controlled by your body, hence the reason your insulin sensitivity decreases during puberty to allow for extra growth, and then increases again after puberty, meaning any extra insulin above normal, or any IGF-1 raising foods will cause havoc.
--Reducing insulin spikes, strengthening insulin sensitivity, and avoiding IGF-1 raising foods will help control all of this.
Controlling insulin and IGF-1 is the absolute key
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