Okay, okay -- "miracles" might be a little strong. ;-)
...However, i can't help but enthuse over the helpfulness of the supplements i've been encouraged to try, in the wake of my 23andMe testing. The data that company revealed and their analysis of it was interesting, but when entered into Genetic Genie, things got really, REALLY interesting. And using the latter as a guide to supplement-tweaking via the Yasko and van Konynenburg protocols has given results that are miracu--...
YES. Adding SAMe to my regimen was a really good thing. Before it, methylcobalamin, the forms of the vitamins in B-Right, and glutathione supplementation were really good, too. When i get home and start trying phosphatidylserine, i anticipate more good things.
I feel like a more normal person, energy-wise. The kind of vacation i'm on can be exhausting to me -- lots of walking, lots of sun and wind, lots of stairs in the wrong shoes, more than my usual intake of restaurant food (ie, less liver, red palm oil, and other good stuff, and more things like MSG). It must be confessed that i am turning in early a LOT. I'm online at this hour because i was asleep before 10:00. :-O But earlier in the day i have much more spring in my step than i did before i started these supplements.
And it's all because my SNPs require these work-arounds! I -- i, specifically -- need my folate in the form i'm supplementing, because i can't properly metabolize the kind found in whole, real foods.
WHOLE REAL FOODS AREN'T ENOUGH for some of us.
A paleo diet is a terrific diet. a diet FULL of nutritious foods but -- i'll say the words -- some people are broken. Measurably broken, at the microbiological level. My genes are BROKEN. Biochemistry helps to work around the flaws.