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 [...]

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 [...]

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Deficiencia de magnesio: la mayoría de las personas no satisfacen las necesidades de magnesio

La deficiencia de magnesio es común ya que la dieta estadounidense es rica en proteínas, carbohidratos y grasas, pero generalmente es pobre en magnesio (Mg). Además, la mayoría de los suplementos de vitaminas y minerales, que son tomados por muchos para asegurar una nutrición adecuada, proporcionan magnesio en cantidades mínimas. El magnesio es un mineral que es esencial para la salud en cantidades óptimas, si queremos obtener [...]

Riesgos significativos de magnesio bajo durante el embarazo

¿Cuáles son los efectos del bajo nivel de magnesio durante el embarazo? Este artículo es de una charla del difunto Dr. Mildred Seelig, quien fue quizás el investigador más importante del mundo sobre el magnesio. Ella afirma que el bajo contenido de magnesio durante el embarazo se asocia con bajo peso al nacer, >, diabetes gestacional, muerte fetal y eclampsia. No solo eso, sino que los bebés que [...]