I hope you don't mind, TC, but I'm going to post these articles also:
Nutrition for Newbies, Part 1
Nutrition for Newbies, Part 2
Supplementation for Newbies
The 13 Super Stacks
[u]How to read and apply these articles:[/u]
1. Read the nutrition articles first, as they will gives you a crash course in everything you need to know right now. From there, build a solid diet using the information you obtained.
Next, read the supplementation article to learn about what each supplement does and how they function together with your diet. Remember, supplements are pretty simple, what they do is in their name: they supplement your diet.
Finally, read Shugart's article on the "Super Stacks." Figure out which recommended stack best fulfills your goals' needs.
Read the articles, learn from them, apply them to your life, diet, training, and even possibly religion, and you'll have yourself a solid foundation. Good luck.