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Integral Europe Fusion USB 3.0 Flash Drive 64 GB Metallic Grey
Integral Europe Fusion USB 3.0 Flash Drive 64 GB Metallic Grey
Offered by MyMemory
Price: £25.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars there must be a better option, 21 July 2014
This comes preformatted with the ghastly M$ exFAT and initially I had no option to change it.

File size is limited to I think 2GB and copying speed seems to be inferior to NTFS (15MB/sec) which after I changed mine went to 35MB going down to 16MB on a 4.4GB file.

Either google how to change it to NTFS or like me find that once you have copied something to it the option to change to NTFS appears..

For a USB 3, speeds are disappointing!


Lugols Iodine 7% Strength 30ml Dropper bottle with Inclusive UK Delivery
Lugols Iodine 7% Strength 30ml Dropper bottle with Inclusive UK Delivery
Offered by APC Pure
Price: £9.50

4.0 out of 5 stars seems good, 19 July 2014
Every cell in your body needs iodine, this kind of iodine. This lugol's is made with potassium iodide, which is good, whereas some are now made with sodium iodide and do not go into the cells. (Potassium iodide added to water increases the solubility of iodine - iodide is the reduced form of iodine and contains an extra electron.)

This product properly specifies respective proportions of iodine and iodide although I would also (ideally) like to see content specified in mg. Lugol's content per drop should be:

2% - 1.0mg iodine & 1.5mg iodide, total 2.5mg
3% - 1.5mg iodine & 2.25mg iodine, total 3.75mg
5% - 2.5mg iodine & 3.75mg iodide, total 6.25mg
7% - 3.5mg iodine & 5.25mg iodine, total 8.75mg
10% - 5mg iodine & 7.5mg iodide, total 12.5mg (10% was the original Lugol's solution)
15% - 7.5mg iodine & 11.25mg iodine, total 18.75mg

It's recommended to work up slowly (from 12.5mg - the daily physiologic dose of iodine for the body - to 50mg daily)
example: 7% lugol's - to get to about 50mg, work up slowly to 6 drops daily (1/3 are able to reduce thyroid supplements). Maintenance dose, after a few weeks, is about 1 drop daily. If lugol's gives you stomach problems, switch to iodoral, the tablet form of lugol's (more expensive, though).

It's also good for warts and skin tags, applied externally on a cotton swab, taped on and left there overnight and repeated for several days (if large or cancerous, then longer). (Painting it on the skin - apparently most of it evaporates so don't count it as part of your daily total.)

If you are nebulizing with iodine, do NOT use lugol's because of the potassium - use only nascent iodine.

Dealing with side effects of lugol's supplementation (it's a great detox as, for example, iodine pushes out the poison bromide, which is added to bread) - ½ tsp salt (unprocessed, unrefined) dissolved in ½ cup warm water, then followed immediately with 12-16 oz pure water. Repeat in 30-45 minutes if needed, until copious urination begins. Observe subjective response (usually within several hours).

Brownstein warns you should get a lab test before starting to supplement with Lugol's and also afterwards. The latest edition of his iodine book is available as an ebook from drbrownstein[dot]directfrompublisher[dot]com

Finally, the only online place I've seen genuine 15% lugol's is on healthy[dot]co[dot]uk - there they clearly state:
15% - 7.55mg iodine + 11.25mg iodide per drop.


Lily's Kitchen Organic Lamb Dinner for Cats 100g (Pack of 16)
Lily's Kitchen Organic Lamb Dinner for Cats 100g (Pack of 16)
Price: £15.84

5.0 out of 5 stars OK with our fussy Persians, 16 July 2014
Both of our pampered Persians recently had to have 4 teeth out, almost breaking our hearts when we brought them home so wobbly and we HATED having to give them antibiotics daily (one had to have them for a month, which is dangerous for health) - plus they would try to spit them out (we tried crumbling it in their food but it only worked once per cat).

We realised their expensive supermarket cat pouches (the highest meat content we could find but even so not even 20% meat) must have had a great part to play in this. We'd tried other brands before, tried various raw meats (minced up) and even tried home-cooking meats (mashed up) but they would not budge. But now we were determined to try other, higher-meat-content cat foods, having found several 80% meat ones are now available.

They would not touch any of the others, only Lily's, the only organic one. After some pussyfooting around (pun intended, sorry) they agreed to tolerate Lily's organic pouches, provided it was mixed with their usual brand. Initially we were doing 2 pouches of their old brand (the highest amount of meat in supermarket-available brands) mixed with 1 Lily's tray - of course they still played games but we persisted this time. We were determined they would never again have to have another operation that could have been prevented.

After a month they've let us move to half and half. We hope that by the end of the summer they will accept Lily's organic trays alone. Already, but only when very hungry (we normally feed on demand, little and often), they will accept Lily's alone in their dish. We alternate the four types - chicken, lamb, fish & turkey (although all contain a similar mixture) - as cats in the wild get variety.

Lily's stays moist, does not stink like most other cat foods and the cats' litter trays no longer stink either! We love that it's a light pāté, without any of the bits that we have to chop up finely because of their badly designed mouths. (Their eyes don't weep anymore, not since we started putting a drop of food grade 35% hydrogen peroxide in their drinking water.)

The cost? More than double what we used to spend but a sheer pleasure, especially if it means they're healthier over their lifetime. Already the older cat (who needed to) has lost a little weight and the other cat is no longer skin and bones (even though this one has always (a) been healthy and active and (b) eaten more than twice as much as the first cat). Also, they both now need to eat less, as they are getting so much more of what cats really need: MEAT.


Lily's Kitchen Organic Turkey Dinner for Cats 100g (Pack of 16)
Lily's Kitchen Organic Turkey Dinner for Cats 100g (Pack of 16)
Price: £15.84

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars OK with our fussy Persians, 16 July 2014
Both of our pampered Persians recently had to have 4 teeth out, almost breaking our hearts when we brought them home so wobbly and we HATED having to give them antibiotics daily (one had to have them for a month, which is dangerous for health) - plus they would try to spit them out (we tried crumbling it in their food but it only worked once per cat).

We realised their expensive supermarket cat pouches (the highest meat content we could find but even so not even 20% meat) must have had a great part to play in this. We'd tried other brands before, tried various raw meats (minced up) and even tried home-cooking meats (mashed up) but they would not budge. But now we were determined to try other, higher-meat-content cat foods, having found several 80% meat ones are now available.

They would not touch any of the others, only Lily's, the only organic one. After some pussyfooting around (pun intended, sorry) they agreed to tolerate Lily's organic pouches, provided it was mixed with their usual brand. Initially we were doing 2 pouches of their old brand (the highest amount of meat in supermarket-available brands) mixed with 1 Lily's tray - of course they still played games but we persisted this time. We were determined they would never again have to have another operation that could have been prevented.

After a month they've let us move to half and half. We hope that by the end of the summer they will accept Lily's organic trays alone. Already, but only when very hungry (we normally feed on demand, little and often), they will accept Lily's alone in their dish. We alternate the four types - chicken, lamb, fish & turkey (although all contain a similar mixture) - as cats in the wild get variety.

Lily's stays moist, does not stink like most other cat foods and the cats' litter trays no longer stink either! We love that it's a light pāté, without any of the bits that we have to chop up finely because of their badly designed mouths. (Their eyes don't weep anymore, not since we started putting a drop of food grade 35% hydrogen peroxide in their drinking water.)

The cost? More than double what we used to spend but a sheer pleasure, especially if it means they're healthier over their lifetime. Already the older cat (who needed to) has lost a little weight and the other cat is no longer skin and bones (even though this one has always (a) been healthy and active and (b) eaten more than twice as much as the first cat). Also, they both now need to eat less, as they are getting so much more of what cats really need: MEAT.


Lily's Kitchen Organic Fish Dinner for Cats 100g (Pack of 16)
Lily's Kitchen Organic Fish Dinner for Cats 100g (Pack of 16)
Price: £15.84

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars OK with our fussy Persians, 16 July 2014
Both of our pampered Persians recently had to have 4 teeth out, almost breaking our hearts when we brought them home so wobbly and we HATED having to give them antibiotics daily (one had to have them for a month, which is dangerous for health) - plus they would try to spit them out (we tried crumbling it in their food but it only worked once per cat).

We realised their expensive supermarket cat pouches (the highest meat content we could find but even so not even 20% meat) must have had a great part to play in this. We'd tried other brands before, tried various raw meats (minced up) and even tried home-cooking meats (mashed up) but they would not budge. But now we were determined to try other, higher-meat-content cat foods, having found several 80% meat ones are now available.

They would not touch any of the others, only Lily's, the only organic one. After some pussyfooting around (pun intended, sorry) they agreed to tolerate Lily's organic pouches, provided it was mixed with their usual brand. Initially we were doing 2 pouches of their old brand (the highest amount of meat in supermarket-available brands) mixed with 1 Lily's tray - of course they still played games but we persisted this time. We were determined they would never again have to have another operation that could have been prevented.

After a month they've let us move to half and half. We hope that by the end of the summer they will accept Lily's organic trays alone. Already, but only when very hungry (we normally feed on demand, little and often), they will accept Lily's alone in their dish. We alternate the four types - chicken, lamb, fish & turkey (although all contain a similar mixture) - as cats in the wild get variety.

Lily's stays moist, does not stink like most other cat foods and the cats' litter trays no longer stink either! We love that it's a light pāté, without any of the bits that we have to chop up finely because of their badly designed mouths. (Their eyes don't weep anymore, not since we started putting a drop of food grade 35% hydrogen peroxide in their drinking water.)

The cost? More than double what we used to spend but a sheer pleasure, especially if it means they're healthier over their lifetime. Already the older cat (who needed to) has lost a little weight and the other cat is no longer skin and bones (even though this one has always (a) been healthy and active and (b) eaten more than twice as much as the first cat). Also, they both now need to eat less, as they are getting so much more of what cats really need: MEAT.


Lily's Kitchen Organic Chicken Dinner 100 g (Pack of 16)
Lily's Kitchen Organic Chicken Dinner 100 g (Pack of 16)
Price: £14.45

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars OK with our fussy Persians, 16 July 2014
Both of our pampered Persians recently had to have 4 teeth out, almost breaking our hearts when we brought them home so wobbly and we HATED having to give them antibiotics daily (one had to have them for a month, which is dangerous for health) - plus they would try to spit them out (we tried crumbling it in their food but it only worked once per cat).

We realised their expensive supermarket cat pouches (the highest meat content we could find but even so not even 20% meat) must have had a great part to play in this. We'd tried other brands before, tried various raw meats (minced up) and even tried home-cooking meats (mashed up) but they would not budge. But now we were determined to try other, higher-meat-content cat foods, having found several 80% meat ones are now available.

They would not touch any of the others, only Lily's, the only organic one. After some pussyfooting around (pun intended, sorry) they agreed to tolerate Lily's organic pouches, provided it was mixed with their usual brand. Initially we were doing 2 pouches of their old brand (the highest amount of meat in supermarket-available brands) mixed with 1 Lily's tray - of course they still played games but we persisted this time. We were determined they would never again have to have another operation that could have been prevented.

After a month they've let us move to half and half. We hope that by the end of the summer they will accept Lily's organic trays alone. Already, but only when very hungry (we normally feed on demand, little and often), they will accept Lily's alone in their dish. We alternate the four types - chicken, lamb, fish & turkey (although all contain a similar mixture) - as cats in the wild get variety.

Lily's says moist, does not stink like most other cat foods and the cats' litter trays no longer stink either! We love that it's a light pāté, without any of the bits that we have to chop up finely because of their badly designed mouths. (Their eyes don't weep anymore, not since we started putting a drop of food grade 35% hydrogen peroxide in their drinking water.)

The cost? More than double what we used to spend but a sheer pleasure, especially if it means they're healthier over their lifetime. Already the older cat (who needed to) has lost a little weight and the other cat is no longer skin and bones (even though this one has always (a) been healthy and active and (b) eaten more than twice as much as the first cat). Also, they both now need to eat less, as they are getting so much more of what cats really need: MEAT.


TwinLab B-50 Caps - 50 capsules
TwinLab B-50 Caps - 50 capsules
Offered by Atlantic Trading Company
Price: £3.47

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars better alternatives, 16 July 2014
While most people will benefit from a daily B-complex supplement, it should be a high quality capsule (tablets are produced under heat and pressure, which destroy some B vitamins).

Most B vitamins are water-soluble, so the body can easily get rid of any overdoses. Be careful with folic acid here though - it can cause cancer as it's synthetic - you really need folate, the natural version of vitamin B9. Also the B12 is cyanocobalamin (cyanide!), you want methylcobalamin. However, the B12 is useless in all these B-complex supplements because B12 has to be spray, sublingual or patch. I use the Vie patch for this.

The US companies Premier Research, and Innate Response (expensive) and Standard Process (not available here) offer natural vitamins - see my review of "Supplements Exposed: The Truth They Don't Want You to Know About Vitamins, Minerals, and Their Effects on Your Health". Synthetics work short-term but always have a longer-term "cost". Of the alternatives, I now understand Douglas Labs B-Complex with Metafolin and Intrinsic Factor may be one of the better ones. Fairly well balanced, the niacinamide does not cause flushing, the B6 is the good P-5-P form, the B9 is natural folate, not the synthetic folic acid that can cause cancer. Also it has the methyl form of B12 rather than cyano (cyanide!). However, I'm still not convinced the B12 is useful as I understand it really needs to be patch, spray or sublingual.:

One vegetarian capsule contains:

Thiamine ............................................. 50 mg
(Vitamin B-1, as thiamine HCL)
Riboflavin ............................................ 20 mg
(Vitamin B-2, Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)
Niacin .................................................. 50 mg
(Vitamin B-3, as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B-6 ......................................... 20 mg
(as Pyridoxal-5 Phosphate)
Folate (as 5-MTHF, Metafolin®) .......400 mcg
Vitamin B-12 (as methylcobalamin) 500 mcg
Biotin ................................................300 mcg
Pantothenic Acid ................................. 50 mg
(Vitamin B-5, as d-calcium pantothenate)
Intrinsic Factor (from porcine) ............. 20 mg


Nature's Way, B-100 Complex, With B2 Coenzyme, 100 Capsules
Nature's Way, B-100 Complex, With B2 Coenzyme, 100 Capsules
Offered by Atlantic Trading Company
Price: £6.86

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars better alternatives, 16 July 2014
While most people will benefit from a daily B-complex supplement, it should be a high quality capsule (tablets are produced under heat and pressure, which destroy some B vitamins).

Most B vitamins are water-soluble, so the body can easily get rid of any overdoses. Be careful with folic acid here though - it can cause cancer as it's synthetic - you really need folate, the natural version of vitamin B9. Also the B12 is cyanocobalamin (cyanide!), you want methylcobalamin. However, the B12 is useless in all these B-complex supplements because B12 has to be spray, sublingual or patch. I use the Vie patch for this.

US companies Premier Research and Innate Response (expensive over here) and Standard Process (unobtainable over here) offer natural vitamins - see my review of "Supplements Exposed: The Truth They Don't Want You to Know About Vitamins, Minerals, and Their Effects on Your Health". Synthetics work short-term but always have a longer-term "cost". Of the alternatives, I now understand Douglas Labs B-Complex with Metafolin and Intrinsic Factor may be one of the better ones. The niacinamide does not cause flushing and it also has the natural folate, not the synthetic folic acid, also the methyl form of B12 rather than cyano. However, I'm still not convinced the B12 is useful as I understand it really needs to be patch, spray or sublingual.

One vegetarian capsule contains:

Thiamine ............................................. 50 mg
(Vitamin B-1, as thiamine HCL)
Riboflavin ............................................ 20 mg
(Vitamin B-2, Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)
Niacin .................................................. 50 mg
(Vitamin B-3, as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B-6 ......................................... 20 mg
(as Pyridoxal-5 Phosphate)
Folate (as 5-MTHF, Metafolin®) .......400 mcg
Vitamin B-12 (as methylcobalamin) 500 mcg
Biotin ................................................300 mcg
Pantothenic Acid ................................. 50 mg
(Vitamin B-5, as d-calcium pantothenate)
Intrinsic Factor (from porcine) ............. 20 mg
(Intrinsic factor is needed for vitamin B12 to be absorbed.)


Jarrow Formulas - B-Right/B-Complex, 100 Capsules
Jarrow Formulas - B-Right/B-Complex, 100 Capsules
Offered by GAbusiness
Price: £15.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars better alternatives, 16 July 2014
While most people will benefit from a daily B-complex supplement, it should be a high quality capsule (tablets are produced under heat and pressure, which destroy some B vitamins).

Most B vitamins are water-soluble, so the body can easily get rid of any overdoses. The B12 here is methylcobalamin, which is good. However, the B12 is useless in all these B-complex supplements because B12 has to be spray, sublingual or patch. I use the Vie patch for this.

However, be careful with folic acid, which can cause cancer as it's synthetic - you really need folate, the natural version of vitamin B9. Jarrow claims it's B9 is folate but, as another reviewer (on Amazon.com) wrote: the folate line on the back of the bottle itself states "from folic acid and quatrefolic" and on calling the company learned that 350mcg of the total 400mcg is cheap, synthetic, cancer causing folic acid.

US companies Premier Research and Innate Response (expensive over here) and Standard Process (unobtainable over here) offer natural vitamins - see my review of "Supplements Exposed: The Truth They Don't Want You to Know About Vitamins, Minerals, and Their Effects on Your Health". Synthetics work short-term but always have a longer-term "cost". Of the alternatives, I now understand Douglas Labs B-Complex with Metafolin and Intrinsic Factor may be one of the better ones. The niacinamide does not cause flushing and it also has the natural folate, not the synthetic folic acid, also the methyl form of B12 rather than cyano. However, I'm still not convinced the B12 is useful as I understand it really needs to be patch, spray or sublingual.

One vegetarian capsule contains:

Thiamine ............................................. 50 mg
(Vitamin B-1, as thiamine HCL)
Riboflavin ............................................ 20 mg
(Vitamin B-2, Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)
Niacin .................................................. 50 mg
(Vitamin B-3, as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B-6 ......................................... 20 mg
(as Pyridoxal-5 Phosphate)
Folate (as 5-MTHF, Metafolin®) .......400 mcg
Vitamin B-12 (as methylcobalamin) 500 mcg
Biotin ................................................300 mcg
Pantothenic Acid ................................. 50 mg
(Vitamin B-5, as d-calcium pantothenate)
Intrinsic Factor (from porcine) ............. 20 mg


Nature's Way, B-50 Complex, 100 Capsules
Nature's Way, B-50 Complex, 100 Capsules
Offered by Atlantic Trading Company
Price: £4.42

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars better alternatives, 16 July 2014
While most people will benefit from a daily B-complex supplement, it should be a high quality capsule (tablets are produced under heat and pressure, which destroy some B vitamins).

Most B vitamins are water-soluble, so the body can easily get rid of any overdoses. Be careful with folic acid here though - it can cause cancer as it's synthetic - you really need folate, the natural version of vitamin B9. Also they don't say what type of B12 is included so it's probably the cheaper cyanocobalamin (cyanide!), you want methylcobalamin. However, the B12 is useless in all these B-complex supplements because B12 has to be spray, sublingual or patch. I use the Vie patch for this.

US companies Premier Research and Innate Response (expensive over here) and Standard Process (unobtainable over here) offer natural vitamins - see my review of "Supplements Exposed: The Truth They Don't Want You to Know About Vitamins, Minerals, and Their Effects on Your Health". Synthetics work short-term but always have a longer-term "cost". Of the alternatives, I now understand Douglas Labs B-Complex with Metafolin and Intrinsic Factor may be one of the better ones. The niacinamide does not cause flushing and it also has the natural folate, not the synthetic folic acid, also the methyl form of B12 rather than cyano. However, I'm still not convinced the B12 is useful as I understand it really needs to be patch, spray or sublingual.

One vegetarian capsule contains:

Thiamine ............................................. 50 mg
(Vitamin B-1, as thiamine HCL)
Riboflavin ............................................ 20 mg
(Vitamin B-2, Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)
Niacin .................................................. 50 mg
(Vitamin B-3, as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B-6 ......................................... 20 mg
(as Pyridoxal-5 Phosphate)
Folate (as 5-MTHF, Metafolin®) .......400 mcg
Vitamin B-12 (as methylcobalamin) 500 mcg
Biotin ................................................300 mcg
Pantothenic Acid ................................. 50 mg
(Vitamin B-5, as d-calcium pantothenate)
Intrinsic Factor (from porcine) ............. 20 mg
(Intrinsic factor is needed for vitamin B12 to be absorbed.)


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