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Adam
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I'm really on the fence these days about supplements.

This Teacher/Warrior thing that my SWAMI's been bouncing me back and forth has gotten me thinking about supplements.

Ok, so the dust has settled in my SWAMI upon 42% Warrior.  So, we'll go with that.

Yes, I could go see Dr. D personally to fine tune everything.  Well, we'll see about that one day perhaps.  But, I have no illnesses that require me to see him.  It would essentially be a wellness check and a lecture to lose weight.

But, in the meantime, if I'm a relatively healthy person, and I:

- avoid the foods that SWAMI tells me to avoid
- watch my portions
- exercise regularly
- drink plenty of water
- eat a variety of fruits and vegetables
- get plenty of sleep

What supplements would I really need?

The only thing really bothering me these days is digestion, which I thought the Teacher 3 pack would address.  But, if I'm really Warrior, then the Warrior 3 pack doesn't address that.  So, perhaps the Digestive Support Pack would be more appropriate for my needs?

I don't really want to be popping tons of supplements.  So, I want to narrow down what I really should focus on.  My gut is still bloated and gives me the most issues, which is why Teacher made the most sense.  So, what is good for a Warrior with digestive issues beyond just following the SWAMI diet?

To help with sleeping and stress, I have tried it all, and found that Ashwagandha addresses it the best.  When I take it at night, I sleep quite well and am very calm the next day.  It is way better than Tranq Base and Cortiguard, imo.  Holy Basil is even weaker.

So given all that, what supplements do I really need?
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There's also Healthy Stomach Support Protocol:

http://www.dadamo.com/protocols/27.html

which includes adding probiotics to the mix.
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individuality is key adam....

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Supplements are good for filling in the gaps you can't get from food (since most food today is grown in depleted soils) or for addressing specific medical needs. A good diet can prevent problems, but may not be enough to heal old problems.

IMO, probiotics should be part of everybody's diet. Traditionally, people ate fermented foods. I try to remember to drink some beet kvass daily. My daughters eat a lot of yogurt (even though they're Os and probably shouldn't.) If you're not getting probiotics via diet, then taking polyflora A would probably be a good idea.

It may make sens for you personally to take the Teacher 3-pack even if the Warrior diet works better. Or you may do best selecting one or two (or 3) specific supplements to help you with digestion, just as you've found one single supplement that helps with sleep and stress. If the Warrior 3-pack doesn't address any issues you personally have, then don't waste your money on it.


Ruth, Single Mother to 20 yo  O- Leah , 19 yo O- Hannah, and  13 yo B+ Jack


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Adam,
I can't answer what is best for you, but I decided to focus on fixing the gut, so took Deflect, Intrinsa, and Polyflora as well as using mostly ghee for cooking.  

Once my gut settled down and appeared to be digesting / moving mostly normally, I found I really could get the nutrients I needed from the beneficial foods I eat, so only need to supplement for specific focus on other issues.  Now I rarely take anything except B12 for nerve health and some Detoxical-D to support the ongoing cleaning...

Of course, you have to find a path right 4 you...


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Wonderful Wife = A+ Teacher; Darling Daughter = A- SWAMI Explorer
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Years ago before I started taking probiotics, I would eat a meal and not have the slightest change in the weakness, etc., that I felt. I may as well have not eaten anything. I can't imagine not taking probiotics. I have taken them for several decades - many years before the media "discovered" them.


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In one of the recent newsletter - cannot locate it - Dr. D wrote a note saying something like: "If people would realize the damages of lectins, they would order Deflect by the case"

Here's a link to "Ask Dr. D'Adamo" about "Lectin-Scrubbing with Deflect":

http://www.dadamo.com/B2blogs/blogs/index.php/2011/03/30/lectin-scrubbing-with-deflect?blog=27


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Looks like Deflect (lectin blocker), Intrinsa (gut healer), and Polyflora (probiotics) seem to be the best fit for my needs (digestion issues).
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Quoted from Adam
Looks like Deflect (lectin blocker), Intrinsa (gut healer), and Polyflora (probiotics) seem to be the best fit for my needs (digestion issues).


Those three are a reasonable core for anyone with the digestive system being their weak link.  I take Intrinsa and Polyflora daily, even after more than a decade.  That, along with ARA6, has been a great healing force for my gut.  I no longer take Deflect, but it has been 10 years since I've eaten any avoids.

Something I would suggest for you is to focus more on eating Superfoods and Diamonds.  You mentioned not eating Toxins, but you didn't say whether you are eating mostly Neutrals or Diamonds.  The Diamond foods are the most healing and the most powerful at protecting the good health we already have.  Neutrals provide nutrients and some variety, but in my opinion are more like coasting.  



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Quoted from Adam
Looks like Deflect (lectin blocker), Intrinsa (gut healer), and Polyflora (probiotics) seem to be the best fit for my needs (digestion issues).



Gastro D for three bottles I would wait to take the polyflora till the gut is better.
Kill the bad guys then introduce the good guys.
I had to take things a step further to get rid of the bugs in my gut but this works for most people.



MIFHI

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first I was sent from teacher to warrior to whatever you might immagine until Peter declared myselve into the explorer-category ....and yep *fuzzy explomade* fits me
heavily....

about supplements... I think with our crazy lifestyles we really do need muchmore antioxidants as a sort of prevention!!!


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Gut repair would be the first place to start because it affects so many processes. But I've been taking other supps for awhile now with remarkable results, and recently introduced Cortiguard, Nitricycle, Methyl B-12 and Phyto D. All I can say is WOW! Fixed some long suffered issues regarding energy and stress.
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Just ran my SWAMI again, now I'm Teacher again, and had it tell me everything about all suggested supplements.  The ones with the most stars were:

Teacher 3 Pack (6 stars)
Healthy Weight Loss Pack Type A (5 stars)

In the 3 pack, I get the following aids for digestion:
- Betaine (minimizes chances for bacterial overgrowth in the upper GI tract, principally the stomach and duodenum)
- Biotin (provides a balancing effect on the digestive microflora, discouraging excess fungal growth)
- Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Lactobacillus plantaru, Lactobacillus bulgaricus (these probiotics and healthy yeast strains enhance proper microbial balance in the digestive tract and help remove metabolic toxins and endproducts of excess bacterial overgrowth)

I would also be getting Deflect in the weight loss pack, and that seems to be the #1 D'Adamo Supplement.  I've never taken it before, and it sounds like an important one to take.
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What a whirlwind you are in. I think I will run my SWAMI again and see if nectarines have reappeared as a superfood!  

Well, they are the same but now SWAMI is picking on peanut butter and peanuts - they are now a neutral!! Too bad, they stay in my diet! It can't decide about snap beans - they are both superfood AND neutral!!


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Quoted from Spring
What a whirlwind you are in. I think I will run my SWAMI again and see if nectarines have reappeared as a superfood!  

Well, they are the same but now SWAMI is picking on peanut butter and peanuts - they are now a neutral!! Too bad, they stay in my diet! It can't decide about snap beans - they are both superfood AND neutral!!


Well, what I'm doing is unchecking/checking medical history and family medical history mostly.  I'm sticking with ISTJ and all my measurements.  I don't even think going to Bridgeport would even be profitable, because I wouldn't be able to commit to the answers on their questionnaire, I'd probably be erasing and redoing it constantly before turning it in, and probably would back out at the last minute because I'd be too overwhelmed and confused about it all.
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You wouldn't just be handing in your questionnaire. You'd be talking to them about exactly what your history is and why you're not sure how to enter it. They'd help you figure it out. When I had my SWAMI pro done, I was asking Andrea questions like "I had gestational diabetes when pregnant with Jack, but never *real* diabetes- do I check the diabetes box or not?" and "My aunt had breast cancer- does that count as family history?" and "My ancestors are from Russia, Romania, and Poland" and let her figure out which part of Europe I'm from.

I'm not saying you *have to* to to Bridgeport right now- I don't know how far a trip that would be for you, and it does seem like you're figuring things out by yourself well enough.  But I wanted to clarify that seeing a pro would probably help make things less confusing, not more so.


Ruth, Single Mother to 20 yo  O- Leah , 19 yo O- Hannah, and  13 yo B+ Jack


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Yeah, I don't think I had some of the medical history/family history quite right before.  I'm going off what my mom told me a while back.  Anyway, these are the things in SWAMI pointing me toward 41% Teacher:

The Teacher Inventory

These are the findings which identified your GenoType as Teacher. To learn more about these tests and measurements, consult chapters 3 and 4 in The GenoType Diet book.

Calculator Points:

Torso to Leg Ratio /Characteristic of Teacher.
Your torso is longer than your legs.
Your ABO blood type (A) is characteristic of Teacher.
Secretor status is often observed in Teacher GenoType.

Strength Testing, First Pass:

GT3 Questionnaire points awarded /Characteristic of Teacher.
PROP slight taster /Characteristic of Teacher.
Tendon sinews /Characteristic of Teacher.

Strength Testing, Second Pass:

Ancestral DNA strength points /Characteristic of Teacher.
Lactose intolerance /Characteristic of Teacher.
MBI EI(I) Attitude suggestive of GenoType /Characteristic of Teacher.
MBI JP(J) Function suggestive of GenoType /Characteristic of Teacher.
MBI SN(S) Function suggestive of GenoType /Characteristic of Teacher.

And, the foods make a whole lot more sense than the Warrior diet.
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Plus the whole "I need to focus on gut healing which is the Teacher focus and not the Warrior focus" also leans towards Teacher.


Ruth, Single Mother to 20 yo  O- Leah , 19 yo O- Hannah, and  13 yo B+ Jack


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a bit of too much of .....for my gousto..... thanx for compromizes...


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I am trying to cut back on supplements and just eat what I is beneficial. It is exhausting to pop pills all day.

I still take polyflora, b-vitamin, multi, magnesium and calcium. I feel like if I stop taking these my health will deteriorate, but it could be psychological
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Quoted from marjorie
I am trying to cut back on supplements and just eat what I is beneficial. It is exhausting to pop pills all day.

I still take polyflora, b-vitamin, multi, magnesium and calcium. I feel like if I stop taking these my health will deteriorate, but it could be psychological


I hear ya.  I'm not too keen on taking pills.  Yes, I know I can open them and sprinkle them on food, or put them in a smoothie, but haven't done that yet.

I have about 2 weeks left on my Teacher 3 pack and will let that run out and see at that time what I'm going to do next with supplements.

And, ruthie, I think you're right.  My biggie is digestion, and that leads me to think I'm Teacher, too.
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It doesn't bother me in the least to take the supplements that I know help me. I do have more of a problem actually swallowing them than a lot of people. I found that taking them with apple sauce, banana or certain other foods helps tremendously.


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Adam, one question will change me from a Teacher to an Explorer when I do my own SWAMI.  
Yet, prior to my professional SWAMI, I tried the Explorer diet which felt totally wrong...My
professional SWAMI feels like an expanded BTD for A with 3 beneficial dairy foods, lots of fish,
turkey, eggs, no Explorer meats but it's plentiful in soy, plant proteins, fruits and veggies. I wasn't given Teacher supplements, so try focusing on the diet, keep it simple and only add supplements if and when you feel you have a real necessity.  I think it's difficult to become deficient in nutrients on such a comprehensive diet like SWAMI.... Try and rotate foods for optimum nutrition.  I always remind myself of the colors of foods, the different phytonutrients they contain. One evening at dinner, I looked at my plate of turkey, cauliflower and parsnips thinking to myself "this plate needs
some vivid color"......Next night, fish, carrots, kale.


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Quoted from marjorie
I am trying to cut back on supplements and just eat what I is beneficial. It is exhausting to pop pills all day.

I still take polyflora, b-vitamin, multi, magnesium and calcium. I feel like if I stop taking these my health will deteriorate, but it could be psychological


Same protocol here I think this is a well balanced base and not psychological Also have Deflect on hand for every 'eat out' meal, just in case!
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Adam, swami changes me from warrior to teacher, I must be a close tie between the two.  I tried the warrior supps for two years, i don't think they did a lot for me personally, I am about to order the teacher pack to see how that goes.  
I don't have an issue with weight just my digestion is still not right I really can't go a whole week without fish which makes the teacher diet seem right to me.  Someone suggested explorer for me but i am very sinewy & definately an ectomorph but I have a longer head/jaw like a warrior, so I am a little confused right now, I wish we had professional swami practitioners here in Australia as I really think I am not getting my measurements right!


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Hi Serenity,
I don't know where you are located, but Jason Malia practices in Sydney. Check out his website here
http://www.integratedhealth.com.au

Hope this helps.


FIfHI

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Adam, swami changes me from warrior to teacher, I must be a close tie between the two.  I tried the warrior supps for two years, i don't think they did a lot for me personally, I am about to order the teacher pack to see how that goes.  
I don't have an issue with weight just my digestion is still not right I really can't go a whole week without fish which makes the teacher diet seem right to me.  Someone suggested explorer for me but i am very sinewy & definately an ectomorph but I have a longer head/jaw like a warrior, so I am a little confused right now, I wish we had professional swami practitioners here in Australia as I really think I am not getting my measurements right!


I know I'm not Warrior.  Every time I go on the Warrior diet, I lose weight way too quickly and the food choices just don't "feel" right.  The digestion issues are the main key, I think, to determining Teacher vs. Warrior.  But, who knows?  A trip to Connecticut would really solve it, I suppose, but who has money for that these days?  I guess some people do, but not me.  I don't really trust seeing a local practitioner, I'd want to visit the main clinic.  Hope you get it all figured out.  It's not easy sometimes.
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Adam,
I agree with what Chloe said.
One answer changes My swami from teacher to explorer...
Your Swami srengths/passes are so close to mine...but I am not lactose intolerant and am ISFJ.
I also believe in getting nutrients from food first, but as Ruthie said, how good is the soil? So, a few main supplements will only help.
As a fellow A I can testify that deflect is heaven sent for the A gut. I don't know about the deflect for the other types but I won't be without ours. I don't use it daily...but am sure glad i have it.
I haven't felt the need to try the teacher pack (especially since I identify with explorer in so many ways) but the basic A pack has been in my system for about 3 years now. *
Note* I only take one capsule of each daily...not the recommended 2-4.


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Currently taking the following supplements for various reasons:

Methyl B12 - first thing in the morning with my green tea, mainly for a burst of energy in the gym (1/day)

Teacher 3 Pack - because it's the highest rated in my SWAMI (2/day)

Deflect - because it is such a great supplement in its own right, I could tell improvement in my joints after the first day (4-6/day)

Protein Powder - when I don't want to cook a meal, or am hungry between meals on heavy workout days

Harmonia Deluxe - 2 teaspoons in the protein drink, I like this stuff a lot

CLA - on heavy workout days to help build muscle and burn fat

Tranquility Base/Cortiguard - occasionally when I'm stressed

I also have Ashwagandha (NOW brand) which is good stuff, helps me relax and get to sleep.
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...check the DPN store to see the new Genotype Supplements....they're all different formulations...no longer three bottles...Every genotype gets one bottle of specifics plus an oil supplement for their type.....Haven't checked them all out...don't know why they've been re-formulated.  Wondering if anyone has noticed the difference or has tried the new versions.

Just noticed Warriors still get 3 formulas...an Activator and Catalyst plus an oil...maybe that will change...


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Quoted from Chloe


Just noticed Warriors still get 3 formulas...an Activator and Catalyst plus an oil...maybe that will change...


The GenoType formulas have been adjusted based on experience with the old formula's, new research and ingredient availability. For instance, some of the new formula's include trehalose, which Dadamo was not using when the GenoType book was written. But his recent experience with patient indicates is quite valuable for most types.

The Warrior and Nomad formulations will go to a two bottle system with new ingredients when existing supplies of Activator and Catalyst are exhausted.    




I have the new
Teacher Formula and bottle of Flaxseed Oil.

But I have not yet tested it on myself or anyone else at this point.


MIfHI                            I follow a SWAMI diet.
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Chloe, I thought I recognized this thread (started by me).  Actually, I ordered a bunch of supplements in December, after we all talked about the supps that Dr. D takes regularly and from time to time.  I ordered two of the new Warrior 3-packs.  It came with the CLA oil.  That stuff is great!  Love the taste, probably due to the macadamia oil, a neutral for me.  Honestly, I don't really notice anything different when I take his supplements, except for the Trehalose, which acts like some kind of speed to me, and I don't really like that feeling.  Oh, also the Tranquility Base makes me feel kinda stoned.  

I'm doing really well on my diet so far since retiring first of the year.  I've gone down from 245 to 232, which is kinda amazing since I did a few days in a row of red meat cheating after feeling rather stressed (about 12 days into it).  Not really doing a washout anymore since that happened, just trying to keep things as compliant as possible, but I am human after all.  Getting out there during sunny days (which we've had quite a few this month) and getting some exercise helps quite a bit, I'm sure.  Glad you bumped this thread, it was nice going back down memory lane.
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The Warrior and Nomad formulations will go to a two bottle system with new ingredients when existing supplies of Activator and Catalyst are exhausted.    



My Activator and Catalyst I recently ordered seem to be the old formula.  Are you saying that those two supps for Warriors will contain Trehalose in the future?

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My Activator and Catalyst I recently ordered seem to be the old formula.  Are you saying that those two supps for Warriors will contain Trehalose in the future?


No.

I am saying that that the activator and catalyst product will be eliminated entirely in the near future.  If you want continue to take those formulations you should stock up now.  

Soon D'Adamo Personalized Nutrition will introduce a new formulation for warriors.  This product has not been released yet, so I do not know what it will contain. It may or may not contain trehalose when it is released.


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...check the DPN store to see the new Genotype Supplements....they're all different formulations...no longer three bottles...Every genotype gets one bottle of specifics plus an oil supplement for their type.....Haven't checked them all out...don't know why they've been re-formulated.  Wondering if anyone has noticed the difference or has tried the new versions.

Just noticed Warriors still get 3 formulas...an Activator and Catalyst plus an oil...maybe that will change...


Chloe... I just checked Dr. D's store (the link at the top) and couldn't find what you are referring to regarding different ingredients.  They are not listing the ingredients at all any more.  What link did you go to?
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Also, if you click Products and Services (top of this page) and then click Genotype Formulas, you are directed to a page that says Not Found.
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http://www.4yourtype.com/teacher-formula/

Adam, this is the new Teacher formula

In the search box, I typed in Teacher formula....I know the genotype link doesn't work


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Looks like Warrior and Nomad still have Activator/Catalyst and everyone else has the new Formulas.  Will these two genotypes get new formulas, too?
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Looks like Warrior and Nomad still have Activator/Catalyst and everyone else has the new Formulas.  Will these two genotypes get new formulas, too?


Read above...C sharp answered your question...All  genotype products will be re=formulated when supplies of current products are depleted.


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Chloe... I just checked Dr. D's store (the link at the top) and couldn't find what you are referring to regarding different ingredients.  They are not listing the ingredients at all any more.



Ingredient of the new teacher formula:



Ingredient of the discontinued teacher activator and teacher catalyst products are in the GenoType diet book.


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Ingredients of the soon to be discontinued Warrior activator product:


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Soon to be discontinued Warrior Catalyst Ingredients:



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I like the new single formulas for each genotype

two in one, so to speak



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One supplement I take daily is magnesium.  I don't think any of the vast majority of food people eat today especially in well developed countries has anywhere near the nutritional value it once did.  And then lifestyle factors deplete nutrients even more.  

Even the meats are stripped unless wild game meats are eaten.  The energy in the food is there, but the nutrients in them may not be enough.  So people are hungry all the time and eat dense foods, but still don't get the nutrients needed, even eating what appears to be healthy food.

I am definitely pro supplement regardless of diet!!
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Yeah, I think if I was going to take as few supps as possible, it'd be magnesium and B-12, without a doubt. For the most part, most days, I don't take anything but those two. When I remember, I take a Deflect and Polyflora. If I drink a little too much wine, I pop an N-acetyl cysteine and milk thistle.


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I just compared the old Teacher's formula to the new version and saccharomyces cerevisiae is missing from
the new formula.  My solution would be to just add some nutritional yeast to my water when I swallow the new
Teacher pill...Also thiamine was in the old formula....The nutritional yeast covers me there too...so all is good...
Ordered the new version, waiting for shipment.


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I find bacopa to be very effective for me.  It is recommended esp. For A's and also B.  If I use an herb I will just use one at a time usually.  Bacopa seems to help my stress response and yet not cause drowsiness or any unwanted effects at all.  It does seem to cause very mild nausea and constipation physically, that's the only drawback.  I hope with time it will go away.  It also seems to curb appetite, perhaps a reduction in cortisol?  

I eat pretty healthy, but I would not say I am 100 percent compliant with all protocols that I follow, which is the Explorer gtd.  Even if I did, I would still take magnesium for sure and other recommended gtd or btd herbs.  

so I now take just magnesium and bacopa currently.

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