Category Archives: Nutrition

Magnesium and Sugar 2

Magnesium, Sugar and Your Health – Safe Alternatives

At any one time there are only 2 teaspoons of sugar in your blood stream. But when you drink a large flavored soda such as a Big Gulp size drink, you are drinking 35 teaspoons of sugar plummeting your pancreas, insulin and blood glucose into a roller coaster ride. Physiologically sugar causes a surge in [...]

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Magnesium Miracle

The Magnesium Miracle – Book Giveaway

REVISED AND UPDATED 2014 EDITION Magnesium is an essential nutrient, indispensable to your health and well-being. By adding this mineral to your diet, you are guarding against—and helping to alleviate—such threats as heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression, arthritis, and asthma. But despite magnesium’s numerous benefits, many Americans remain dangerously deficient. Updated and revised throughout [...]

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Magnesium Health Benefits

Before we get into the way that this mineral will support your body, let’s look at the signs that you’re suffering from a deficiency in it. Magnesium deficiencies will initially appear as muscle aches and pains. You may find that walking Is uncomfortable or that you have a slight twinge when there isn’t a reason [...]

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Magnesium - Swiss Chard and Beet Greens

How To Make a Magnesium Rich Superfood Meal

Colorful beet greens and Swiss chard are hailed as superfoods. Their vibrant red hues come from anthocyanins, betalains, powerful antioxidants, flavonoids and other important phytonutrients which help prevent cancer and degenerative diseases. Like many greens, they’re rich in important vitamins and minerals: potassium, magnesium, iron, vitamins A, B and C, K, and fiber. Both chard [...]

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How To Stay Cool This Summer Despite Sweltering Heat

To stay cool this summer, you need to know how to stay hydrated. To properly hydrate you need to hydrate your body’s cells. In order to do this you need to make sure you are getting needed electrolyte minerals that allow your muscles and cells to function properly. For example, purified water or ionized water [...]

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Diabetes Friendly Summer Recipe from Master Chef Tell

Long before there was Bobby Flay and all of the other Food Network celebrity chefs, there was Chef Tell, Master Chef, entrepreneur, entertainer, restaurateur and Diabetes educator. Chef Tell (born Friedemann Paul Erhardt) achieved national recognition through TV appearances on Evening/PM Magazine, the internationally syndicated favorite tv show, Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, LIVE! [...]

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Magnesium Rich Quinoa Salad

How To Make a Magnesium Rich Quinoa Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups quinoa – Quinoa, cooked, 2 pounds chicken tenders, 1 bunch red kale, 1 bunch green kale, 1 red bell pepper, 1 red onion, 1 large cucumber, 1 cup snow peas, 8oz crumbled feta cheese, Magnesium Content: 2 cups of Quinoa – 128 mg of magnesium or 32% of magnesium Daily Requirement 2 [...]

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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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Magnesium and Natural Cures

Magnesium and Nutrition

Conventional dietary wisdom suggests that by following a ‘healthy diet’ you’ll get all the nutrients you need to lead a healthy life while greatly reducing the risk for chronic disease. That is, in essence true. In a perfect world you’d not only be getting the 45 or so nutrients you need everyday, but in amounts [...]

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