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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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: [...]
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, like the ability to think, learn, remember, and solve problems. Ensuring a good, daily intake of essential minerals, vitamins, and nutrients is not only critical [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
What are ways you can judge liquid trace minerals? This article examines criteria to tell whether you are getting the best trace minerals available - and what to avoid. Written by Mineral Resources International President, Bruce H. Anderson. 1. Liquid Trace Minerals in Balance The first criteria to use in judging a liquid mineral and trace mineral supplement is balance. It is interesting to note that the [...]
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 [...]
The benefits of consuming Anderson’s ConcenTrace®. Please report your benefits by clicking the button at the end of the page. Benefit #1 Anderson's ConcenTrace replaces exactly what is missing! Over thousands of years, the soils of our planet have become depleted of vital nutritional elements. This problem has been magnified over the past century as farmers began using fertilizers which contain only three of the major elements, [...]
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 el [...]