Category Archives: Expert Articles

Managing PMS

Magnesium Balance and Metabolic Syndrome

Boris Levitsky The late Dr. Larry Resnick of Cornell University, involved in heart and magnesium research for over twenty years, described cardiovascular metabolic syndrome as a condition characterized by a high calcium-to-magnesium ratio. Too much calcium automatically creates a magnesium deficiency.1 Americans in general have a high calcium-to-magnesium ratio in their diet and consequently in [...]

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Thyroid Function and Magnesium

Thyroid Function and Magnesium

Dr. John A. Robinson, NMD – For those of you who have been diligently exploring the best nutrient strategies for your thyroid health, your research has likely brought you to things like iodine, selenium, tyrosine, and zinc. Iodine tops the list as one of the most important nutrients for the thyroid, as do the others, [...]

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A Menu for 21st Century Stress

Ashley Koff, RD – No matter the century, I think we’ve all always wanted the same thing – better health. But now in the 21st century, getting and keeping better health can feel so stressful which keeps us from our better health. The great news? Our body’s know exactly what to do with stress – [...]

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Summer

Mineral Depleted Soils and Foods

Modern intensive agricultural methods have stripped increasing amounts of nutrients from the soil in which the food we eat grows. Sadly, each successive generation of fast-growing, pest-resistant carrot is truly less good for you than the one before. A landmark study on the topic by Donald Davis and his team of researchers from the University [...]

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Gut Health

Restoring Gut Health – Interview with Dr. Carolyn Dean

1. What, exactly, is gut inflammation? Is there a way to formally test the body (blood work?) to determine whether someone has inflammation? In Medicine gut inflammation relates to Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis, and they do biopsies to diagnose it. One blood test, CRP (C-reactive protein can be high in both, but higher in Crohn’s [...]

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Radio Interview

Sleep and Managing Stress

In this episode of Community Health Radio, we talk to Dr. Carolyn Dean an author and expert in the fields of sleep and stress management. Dr. Dean has appeared frequently on radio and TV shows as an expert guest and has authored 30 books. She also serves as the medical director for the Nutritional Magnesium [...]

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Managing PMS

Managing PMS

Interview with Sarrah Hallock – Holistic Nutritionist & Health Coach – by Toria Sheffield 1. Get Your Magnesium “I have seen particularly great results from simply increasing the amount of magnesium in your diet,” Hallock says. “Up to half of Americans are deficient in magnesium and don’t know it, yet this critical mineral is responsible [...]

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Joint Health and Magnesium

Joint Health and Magnesium

The structure and composition of joint tissue is clearly important to maintain. Reinforcing cartilage with proper nutrients promotes the longevity of joints and in many ways prevents inflammation from occurring because one is less prone to injury. The idea is that healthy joints prevent unhealthy inflammatory response. However, as we age, collagen and hyaluronic acid [...]

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Magnesium and Heart Health

Heart Health Myths Dispelled

Many commonly held beliefs about heart health are actually myths. With all the concern and information available, sometimes the facts can get muddled and misunderstandings can arise. Well-meaning internet stories have also created some myths about risk, prevention, and presentation of CVD. This article will address some of the most common myths and misunderstandings, to [...]

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Blancing Magnesium

Magnesium Levels and Your Health

Hello and welcome. I am Dr. George Lundberg, and this is At Large at Medscape. How is your magnesium level? I bet you don’t know. You may not think much about it. How about your various patients’ magnesium levels? If you think calcium metabolism in health and disease is complicated, and I do, you ain’t [...]

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