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 [...]

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 [...]

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 Deficiency – Needs for Magnesium not Met in Most People

Magnesium deficiency is common since the the American diet is rich in proteins, carbohydrates and fats but it is generally poor in magnesium (Mg). Additionally, most supplements of vitamins and minerals, that are taken by many to assure adequate nutrition, provide magnesium in only minimal amounts, if at all. Magnesium is a mineral that is essential for health in optimal quantities, if we [...]

Trace Mineral Deficiency – 9 Facts You Need to Know

Unless you’re a health expert you might not know much about the mineral content of the foods you eat or effects of a trace minerals deficiency. After all, if you were to ask a server how much copper you would be getting from a meal, you would get a bewildered stare. Just because trace minerals are only needed in small quantities, doesn’t mean they aren’t critical for [...]

By |2020-06-10T00:50:57+00:00April 30th, 2019|* Posts In English, Health, Nutrition|0 Comments

Natural Electrolytes are essential for life, health, and peak performance

What are natural electrolytes and why do you need them? Clinically speaking, death occurs when all electrical activity in the brain is gone. For instance, the central nervous system communicates with the body through electrical charges. Electrolytes are minerals that have either a positive or negative charge and are the conductors of the electrical energy in solution within the body. Without them, we cease to exist. In [...]

By |2020-06-09T22:45:43+00:00March 5th, 2020|* Posts In English, Fitness, Health|0 Comments