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tysongustus
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Yeah, let’s hash this out… So starting with a couple of assumptions:

Taking probiotics first thing in the morning with a tall glass of warm lemon water is the ideal way to start the day.

Then you need to wait at least an hour before consuming any molyb, Candidate, coconut oil, other anti-fungals, and food.

So let’s lay this out… Wake up at 7, warm lemon water + probiotics.

Then food at 8? But do you want to dump coconut oil and anti-fungals on top of the probiotics you just took, or would it be better to drop some nice bacteria food on top of it? What might be the next logical thing to add?

Then when does it make the most sense to take the anti-fungals? Maybe set up a schedule of four meals with the molyb and anti-fungals being taken during the intervals in between, and then the probiotics are reserved for early AM and late PM (at the beginning and end of the day)…

Of course, proteins also compete with each other for absorption, so those should be separated by time and taken away from meals as well. Maybe add a different type of protein to each intra-day supplement-taking space… Ideally, though, you’d be taking in some protein within 30 minutes of waking up. So maybe a little protein in with the probiotics in the morning isn’t such a bad thing? Or do the enzymes that digest protein interfere with the probiotics? What about ALA? I think that’s ideally taken on an empty stomach in the morning, too.

In any case, with a 16 hour day, one could space out meals by 3 hours and have 1-2 hours before and after for “empty stomach” supplements. For instance:

7:30am lemon water + probiotics (+ some protein?)
9:00am breakfast + “with food” and “food optional” supplements
10:30am “away from food” supplements (e.g. probiotics, protein)
12:00pm lunch + “with food” and “food optional” supplements
1:30pm “away from food” supplements
3:00pm afternoon snack + “with food” and “food optional” supplements
4:30pm “away from food” supplements
6:00pm dinner + “with food” and “food optional” supplements
7:30pm “away from food” supplements
9:00pm small evening snack + “with food” and “food optional” supplements
10:30pm bedtime supplements, e.g. ashwaganda, ZMA

or for fewer meals and more time for digestion…

7:00am lemon water + probiotics (+ some protein?)
9:00am breakfast + “with food” and “food optional” supplements
11:00am “away from food” supplements (e.g. probiotics, protein)
1:00pm lunch + “with food” and “food optional” supplements
3:00pm “away from food” supplements
5:00pm dinner + “with food” and “food optional” supplements
7:00pm “away from food” supplements
9:00pm small evening snack + “with food” and “food optional” supplements
10:30pm bedtime supplements, e.g. ashwaganda, ZMA

This gives 5 windows for taking “away from food” supplements like probiotics, protein, and others, so you can pick and choose which ones you take together. e.g. three of the windows could be for probiotics and nothing else, and the other two windows are for proteins, etc. Or maybe just the “wake up” window mixes protein and probiotics.

You’d also want to schedule water in there to make sure you’re drinking enough of it.

I think this is important because otherwise trying to figure out when to take all this stuff just doesn’t work. If you don’t have a schedule and you’re skipping meals and not taking your supplements when you need to be, you’re not going to be getting the most out of them. Maybe that’s the bigger question… Just how important is it, really, that we separate these things in time? What are the most critical things we separate? Anti-fungals away from probiotics? Molyb away from probiotics? Probiotics away from food? Then how do we go about feeding our new bacterial friends? Probiotics then friendly food then anti-fungals?

Thanks a million.