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In a recent interview, Dr. David Thomas shares the key to vitality health through a person's life cycle and the critical role that mineral nutrition plays. He is the author of a widely-cited study entitled, "The mineral depletion of foods available to us as a nation, 1940-2002," finding that over a 60-year period, there have been fundamental reductions in the quality of food available. This article was [...]

By |July 8th, 2021|Categories: * Posts In English, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Research|0 Comments

How to Get Rid of a Charley Horse – 4 simple fixes

How to get rid of a charley horse: This problem plagues athletes and sedentary folks alike. If you’ve ever been jolted out of sleep by a searing pain in your leg that leaves you gasping for breath, you know all too well how painful a muscle cramp can be. If you’ve never experienced a charley horse (sometimes misspelled Charlie Horse), you can count yourself lucky. In this [...]

Magnesium, The Forgotten Mineral 

You know that calcium builds strong bones, but did you know about the role of magnesium? Research shows that magnesium, an essential essential mineral, not only builds strong bones but reduces migraines and the risk of heart attack and stroke. Here is a primer on magnesium, including how much you need, and the likelihood that you are not getting enough. You probably know that calcium is necessary [...]

Gaye Anderson Remembered

Gaye Anderson (June 5, 1934 - November 29, 2020) passed away peacefully on the morning of November 29 in the presence of family. The week before, her seven children were given the precious gift of being in her presence around the clock. She slipped into a deep sleep and showed no distress after her body decided there was no need to face another winter [...]

By |November 26th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Many Health Benefits of Selenium

There are many health benefits of selenium, even though it was only officially recognized as essential for human health in 1990. Since then, a great deal of publicity has been given to this trace mineral. This article reviews current research about the most widely recognized health benefits of selenium. One area of research relates to the way selenium seems to boost immunity and aid the respiratory system. This has [...]

By |October 10th, 2020|Categories: * Posts In English, Fitness, Health, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Ionic Minerals vs Colloidal Minerals – Definitions and Hype

Are ionic minerals or colloidal minerals better? What do those terms mean anyway? Marketers of both types of products make claims that they are “more absorbable” than other mineral forms. But are they really? In this article, we examine definitions, how well the claims stack up, and what is just hype. This article begins each section with definitions, followed by discussion in conversational terms. Minerals and Trace Minerals: [...]

Supplements for Brain Function 

Why does studying make you want a snack? What nutrients are essential for memory, and what should you know about supplements for brain function? This article walks you through the ways that micronutrients, specifically minerals, vitamins, and micronutrients,  are involved in cognitive processes, specifically the ability to think, learn, remember, and solve problems. Ensuring a good, daily intake of essential minerals, vitamins, and nutrients is not only critical for [...]

Minerals and Immune Function 

This article examines the role of minerals and immune function. The immune system is made up of a vast and highly complex network of cells, tissues, and organs that are constantly working in unison to protect the body from sickness. Whether it is a cut or a break in your skin (which can allow dangerous bacteria to enter the body), or a virus or bacterial contagion that [...]

By |June 19th, 2020|Categories: * Posts In English, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|0 Comments

Magnesium for asthma and lung health

If you are concerned about your respiratory health, read about compelling research related to magnesium for asthma and lungs. There are many studies showing that the respiratory system depends on sufficient quantities of this essential mineral. Effects of pollution on lung health Pollution is becoming more of a problem throughout the world. As the air worsens, we are seeing an increasing number of ill effects on the lungs. [...]

Magnesium and Mom – Risks of Low Magnesium During Pregnancy

What are the effects of low magnesium during pregnancy? This article is pulled from a talk by the late Dr. Mildred Seelig, who was perhaps the world’s most preeminent researcher on Magnesium. She makes the case that low magnesium during pregnancy is associated with low birth weight, gestational diabetes, stillbirth, and eclampsia. Not only that, but babies born with these problems have more heart problems later in [...]

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