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Chris says @ 00:22:05
He has veins that are popping out in his shoulders and bicep. They look like varicose veins (but not as severe – zig zaggy) and he doesn't like the way it looks. Is there anything he can use to make them disappear or is he screwed?
~ In my response, I mention the transcript to a previous episode we did on varicose veins, Also: Horse Chestnut Extract, Grape Seed Extract, and Butcher's Broom.
Brian asks @ 00:31:30
He is new to the supplement thing and would like to know about NatureAminos – is it Amino Acids or Protein?
~ In my response, I mention MAP, FAQ and Ask the Doc Special: Your Guide to Understanding Master Amino Acid Pattern.
George asks @ 00:37:57
Planning a 10 day trip with some boy scouts and would like to know if UCAN SuperStarch be ok to take for 10 straight days (thrown in with the stuff you recommended to a listener for a race in Mongolia – pemican, dark chocolate, SuperGreens, nuts).
~ In the response, I mention my previous episode on the race in Mongolia. In that podcast, I had talked about Pemmican, Cocochia bars, and Supergreens. I also mention you can make your own beef jerky OR eat 200-300 calories of jerky from US Wellness Meats. You can also eat or swallow 25-50 EnergyBits and 5-10 Master Amino Pattern (MAP) capsules. Use 10% discount code “BEN” at EnergyBits.com and get NatureAminos at pacificfit.net. Also check out the real food cookbook.
Ray asks @ 00:45:25
His wife breaks out in a red rash (hives) after she works out. All over her feet, legs, arms and torso. It happens on a warm summer day and in the winter too (inside, at the mall or at home).
~ In my response, I recommend allergy and immunoglobulin testing.
Charlie says @ 00:50:45
He would like to know your recommendation for water intake on a regular day with no workouts or exercise.
Austin asks @ 00:58:18
He has heard that when you weight lift too much it starts to destroy your muscles rather than build them up. At what point in time does that happen – 5 hours a week or 10 hours a week?
~ In my response, I mention Performance testing at pacificfit.net.