Thank you Dr. Lynch, This discussion is very helpful about when to back off, and how to prepare the body to respond the best before adding methylfolate. My son could not tolerate much methylfolate to begin with, so we backed off, added some of your optimal turmeric and optimal start for about 3 weeks, and then proceeded to start with the methylfolate and add slowly from there. He is on about to 3mgs currently. We would love to able to recommend to him a multivitamin, but I am concerned about giving him your multi because it combines niacin and methylfolate. Doesn’t that pose a problem together? Won’t the niacin cancel out the methylfolate in the vitamin as well as the excess methylfolate he already takes? What are your thoughts about this, and can you recommend what to do? Obviously, our son is getting niacin in his diet already, as well, but he really needs a multi. Thanks
If yes, you don't have to deliberately tweak your carb intake. When you start taking coconut oil, it will automatically help you "determine" how much carb you have to take to fulfill your daily requirement. All you need to do is just listen closely to your body needs. People tend to take in more calories than they need when they ignore the signals that their body gives. For example, when you see your favorite food, you would just go for it without "asking" your body whether it is hungry and does really need to take it now or not. This is when people start to gain weight.
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