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A fascinating look at vitality & health

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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