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Enzymes — help!

Would love some guidance regarding buying enzymes.   My vitamin shop has dozens of bottles — what should we look for?   Can you recommend a particular brand, or else please explain which enzymes are the “right” ones, which ones aren’t?   Years ago my naturopath steered me toward Wobenzym http://www.wobenzym-usa.com/, but it appears those […]

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Azure Standard –Gestazyme Digestive Enzyme?

hello robyn – i am always learning something new on your website. thanks so much for being so amazingly resourceful!! i read somewhere on your website that that you recommend digestive enzymes with any cooked foods. you provided also provided a link to  www.azurestandard.com to get enzymes but you didnt mention the brand of enzymes. […]

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Review of the Alternative Health Gurus’ Newsletters [part 2 of 3]

Sorry I went MIA for a minute–my internet is down, and I’m on dial-up!   I have lots of great tips of other newsletters to track down and evaluate.   Some I was getting, some I want to, and others were new to me.   So I’ll do a Part II on this later. These […]

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what enzymes do to make food digestible . . . part 6

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: Which enzyme supplement should I take?   If you’re going to eat at least some of your meals that are partially or fully cooked or processed, please always take 1 or 2 capsules of digestive enzymes first.   If you read my site, blog, or book, you know I am generally skeptical of […]

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“the plural of anecdote is not data” . . . part 2 of 4

We have some strange logical fallacies that cause us to NOT learn what health and nutrition really are.   (That, and lots of voices compete in the world of nutrition, so the field truly can be confusing.)   First, let’s say Sue hears from her neighbor that eating caterpillars will straighten her baby’s bow legs. […]

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Another reason to be cautious about supplements

How many bottles of half-used supplements are on your shelves?   Tell me. I’ve got so many I bet it’s between 100 and 200.   I’ve been told for years and years to take this and that and the other thing.   I would try, but more often than not, I’d forget.   Now I’m […]

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getting enough B12

Q: Dear GreenSmoothieGirl, I was reading about how difficult it is for anyone to get B12.   Do you take any supplements? I’ve transitioned to a raw diet, and assumed all my needs are covered by the massive amounts of fruits and veggies I eat.   A:   You’ll be receiving Myth 4 any day […]

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iron supplements

Q: Dear GreenSmoothieGirl, my little girl is anemic and also has been constipated for years. She is taking a prescription iron supplement and also Miralax. Couldn’t I tweak her diet for better iron absorption or something without overloading her on beef, liver, etc?  A:   You’ve read about the beef recall. I would skip the […]

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