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advice for a newly diagnosed person on nutrition &supplements

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allopathicholistic:

--- Quote from: mw2006 on September 27, 2006, 11:45:04 AM ---i have made some new changes though-  i have decided to quit alcohol entirely, i eat 4-5 brazil nuts a day for selenium, i now regularly drink green tea each day, and have just bought acai. i also have been on siberian ginseng for about a week at a dose of 2 x 500 mg capsules taken at each of my 3 meals. it is described as an adoptogen- allowing your system to adopt more effectively

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Hi Mark. SO glad to hear you have given up alcohol. Click here to read an earlier thread which might help remind you that alcohol is clearly not the best thing for us poz folks  Also good to hear you drink green tea. People underestimate its power because it looks like some innocuous clear green gentle liquid - but, as the saying goes, "still waters run deep" ... Another good adaptogen is american ginseng which supposedly has more adaptogenic properties when compared to siberian or korean

Ciao,
A

Christine:
Hi Mark,
Another option you might look into is to see if there is a Practitioner of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) in your area. I see a acupuncturist who also has a degree in TCM in herbology and nutrition.

TCM perspective on nutrition is very internesting, and has a different view than conventional medicine.

Christine

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