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Pumpkins

Pumpkins and Magnesium

The flesh of the pumpkin can be used in a variety of cooked dishes as a good source of vitamins K and A, magnesium, fiber and potassium. Vitamin A helps maintain eye health, potassium helps maintain healthy blood pressure, and vitamin K and magnesium work together with calcium and vitamin D to build and maintain [...]

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PMS and Magnesium

Low Magnesium Levels Present Higher PMS Risk

The Association between the Risk of Premenstrual Syndrome and Vitamin D, Calcium, and Magnesium Status among University Students: A Case Control Study. [Health Promotion Perspectives, 2015, 5(3), 225-230]. [Health Promot Perspect. 2016] Saeedian Kia A, Amani R, Cheraghian B. Abstract BACKGROUND: Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is one of major health problems in childbearing age women. Herein, [...]

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Summer

Mood Enhancing Foods

Fox News – Tanya Zuckerbrot MS, RD – Save the blues for winter – there’s nothing sad about bright sunshine, longer days, and beach-friendly temperatures. But even in the summer, things don’t always go our way – the AC broke, the food truck ran out of your favorite taco filling and mosquitos love the scent [...]

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Magnesium and Back Pain

Natural Alternatives to Pain Medications

According to the National Safety Council, every day, 52 people die from opioid pain medications. Every year, 47,000 die from a drug overdose, mostly from prescription pain medications. Opioids are being overprescribed. And it is not children reaching in medicine cabinets who have made drug poisoning the #1 cause of unintentional death in the United [...]

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Pumpkin Seeds and Magnesium

Foods That Promote Healthful Sleep

Eating at night, if done healthfully, can help satisfy your late-night craving and offer some other benefits as well. For example, eating healthy protein at night can help you build muscle while you sleep. And eating carbs with low-glycemic indices can help you control your blood sugar the next day and may also help you [...]

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Magnesium and Pregnancy

Magnesium and Pregnancy

Pregnancy is among the most crucial months in a woman’s life. It is when dietary choices should be carefully made while avoiding foods and activities that can be detrimental for the baby. If you choose to follow a healthy diet while keeping your body in top shape then rest assured that your pregnancy will be free [...]

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Health Benefits of Magnesium – Research Review

Huffington Post – While 99 percent of the magnesium in the body is located in bone, muscular tissue and soft tissues, its occurrence is also found within cells, where it helps stabilize enzymes responsible for vital functions like muscle contraction, glucose utilization and the synthesis of fat, protein and nucleic acids (1). Its wide range [...]

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C-Section Recovery and Magnesium

Harvard Medical School and Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have settled on an ideal national C-section rate of 19 percent, but some hospital C-section rates can rise as high as 70 percent. Though many C-sections are emergent and medically necessary, doctors aim to keep C-section rates within this recommended 19 percent range to minimize [...]

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Adjusting to Daylight Savings – Dr. Felicia Stoler

ABC Eyewitness News – The forward turn of the clock has been linked to an increase in car accidents, work injuries, even heart attacks, says dietitian and exercise physiologist, Dr. Felicia Stoler. Stoler says it’s tough for many to make small adjustments and go to bed 15 minutes earlier each night, as experts suggest. “It’s [...]

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Magnesium and Heart Health

Digestion and Health – Ray Innis, MD

A good sign of weak digestion is low blood mineral levels. A sufficient supply of minerals is necessary for an efficient and capable immune system. For example, critical minerals such as magnesium, chromium, and selenium may be low due to inadequate hydrochloric acid in the stomach, thus hampering efficient digestion. One study reported that a [...]

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