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Well I've decided to put my .02 into the ring and say something about
The current craze about supplements probably has several causes:
In any case there is a great deal of good technical information ot
there on the web. There is also a great deal of advertising crapola
that is disguised as "technical information." To figure out what is
going on you need to be able to tell technical information appart from
- The Dietary Health and Supplement Education Act, also known as
the Hatch Act, which -- to a large extent -- deregulated the
dietary supplement industry. This law is Public Law 103-417,
and can be found by doing a search on its title, 103rd congress,
- Most, if not all, of the muscle mags are owned by supplement
companies. The mags have become massive advertisements masqueading as
- Some supplements really do work, creatine, or for that matter,
some of the prohormones.
Medline is an online searchable database of Journal articles in the broad
area of medicine. Highly recomended, but tough going. There are
various sites with free access to Medline. Just do a net search.
Sandeep De's . web site has a great deal of good information about
some of the supplements availible.
Some personal opinions, most backed up by some science.
None of the following is advise to use any of the products listed.
For various reasons, some people should avoid some of the following
products. Before you take anything research the matter.
Some of the following products have specific uses for specific cercumstances.
This is not a "take all of these" list.
- Protein (whey, caisin, and soy)
- Flax oil. Go out and read Udo Erasmus's book: Fats that heal,
fats that kill.
Supplements that work
Supplements that probably work
Supplements that might work
- Glutamine, an amino acid
- Alpha Lipoic Acid, an anti-oxidant and insulin potentiator
- DMAE, smart stuff
- Gugglesterone. for "dieting", affects thyroid.
- Tribulus Terrestris
- Phosphatisyl Choline
Supplements that don't work
Anywhay, if you have any specific questions, EMAIL
me and I'll try to answer.
- Oral GH boosters
Suggestions for effective training
Links and stuff..
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