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Serious Supplement Program -Roger Mason
Here is a two page list of proven supplements everyone over the age of 40 should be taking. You can xerox this, and hand it out to your friends if you like. Anyone over 40 should be taking about 18 supplements, plus whatever hormones they need (see the hormone articles such as Balance Your Hormones). That may seem like a lot, but every one of these will improve your health, well being, and longevity. Those under 40 only need eight supplements. Read the article Supplements for Younger People, and take All Your Minerals and Vitamins®, flax oil, beta glucan, acidophilus, vitamin D, vitamin E, and FOS. You can add glutamine if you wish. Health is real wealth. Without good health you have nothing. Diet and lifestyle are everything. A wholesome low fat, high fiber diet of whole grains and natural foods is central. People are all too willing to shell out hun-dreds of dollars for toxic prescription drugs that just make their health worse, but balk at paying a hundred dollars a month for natural supplements and hormones to help them live longer and better. Instead of paying extortionate prices for an after-the-fact health “insur-ance” program, spend $100 a month on the following supplements. Here, an ounce of prevention is worth ten pounds of cure. Read Don’t Get Health Insurance article. Read my booklet The Supplements You Need. We offer complete packages of Supplements for Younger People and Supplements for Over 40 at a discount. Here they are:
*beta glucan 400 mg, or 800 mg for the first year if you have an illness. Only oats and barley have any realistic amounts.
*CoQ10 100 mg and no less; 200 mg for the first year if you have an illness, no ubi-quinol !!! CoQ10 is not found in your food.
*quercetin 100 mg; another powerful natural antioxidant. Only low amounts in foods.
*beta-sitosterol 300 mg of mixed sterols, or 600 mg for the first year if you have an illness. Only found in small amounts in our food.
*soy isoflavones from drinking and cooking with soy milk. Otherwise buy a supplement.
*DIM 200 mg to lower estrogens in men and women; better and stronger than I3C. Only found in cruciferous vegetables.
*flax oil 1,000 mg (or 1/4 tsp liquid); better than fish oil- must be refrigerated. Omega -3s are very deficient in our diets.
*PS (phosphatidyl serine) 100 mg for better brain function. Only found in organ meats, dairy and soy foods.
*acidophilus 6 billion units or more, one or two capsules a day for better digestion- must be refrigerated. This is absolutely necessary for a healthy digestive system.
*FOS (fructooligosaccharides) 750 to 1,500 mg for better digestion. Only found in small amounts in our diets.
*L-glutamine 1,000 mg in the AM and 1,000 mg in the PM for better digestion Very little glutamine is found in common foods other than animal products.
*glucosamine 500 to 1000 mg for good joint health. Not found in any foods.
*alpha lipoic acid 400 mg to maintain healthy blood sugar levels.Not found in food.
*NAC (N-acetyl cysteine) 600 mg to raise your glutathione levels. Cysteine is found in food, but not NAC.
*vitamin E natural mixed tocopherols 200 IU (or 400 IU every other day); classic antioxidant. Even in whole grains this only occurs in small amounts.
*vitamin D3- 400 to 800 IU (unless in the sun regularly) in addition to All Your Vitamins®, never more than 1,200 IU total. Not in food- only from sun exposure.
*All Your Minerals® one daily gives you 17 vital elements in the amounts you need We are all mineral deficient.
*All Your Vitamins® one daily gives you the RDA of all 13 vitamins and a special ab-sorbable methycobalamin form of B-12.
*beta carotene 10,000 IU; a powerful antioxidant. The usual 25,000 IU doses are simply too much. Only found in dark leafy greens basically.
*sulforaphane 1,000 mcg. This has various benefits for our health. Read the Sulfora-phone article in our library. This is a broccoli sprout extract.
L-carnosine is not for macrobiotics, vegetarians, or vegans.
ALC (acetyl-L-carnitine) is not for macrobiotics, vegans or vegetaraians. This includes carnitine and propionyl-l-carnitine.
An American macrobiotic diet, proven supplements, natural hormone balance, weekly fasting, no prescription drugs, regular exercise, and no bad habits is the ultimate formula for health and long life. Please read the article Seven Steps to Natural Health. My book Macrobiotics for Everyone is the most basic and important of the ten book series, and covers everything just mentioned in detail. Don’t try to rely on Magic Supplements to make you well, as there are none. These above are clinically proven to be the most im-portant and effective of all. Read the article Balance Your Hormones to learn how easy it is to use the hormones you need.
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