Category Archives: Expert Articles

Insomnia and Magnesium

Sleep Benefits of Magnesium

Nearly 50% of older adults have insomnia, with difficulty in getting to sleep, early awakening, or feeling un-refreshed on waking. With aging, several changes occur that can place one at risk for insomnia, including age-related changes in various circadian rhythms, environmental and lifestyle changes, and decreased nutrients intake, absorption, retention, and utilization. Research on an elderly [...]

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Magnesium and Diabetes Risk Reduction

Magnesium and Reducing Diabetes Risk

Eating a diet rich in magnesium can help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to new research. Scientists from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that high magnesium intake intake was also strongly associated with reduced type 2 diabetes risk which persisted to an extent even when participants were consuming a [...]

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Insomnia Tips

5 Insomnia Tips To Help You Sleep

Getting a good night’s rest is hard these days, but it shouldn’t have to be. Don’t settle for poor sleep. Instead, use these five tips to gain control of your insomnia and get ready to wake up as a healthier, happier person! Problem #1: Tense muscles and twitchy legs Tip: Magnesium You may as well [...]

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The One Thing You Can Do Today To Improve Your Overall Health

Minerals are ionic (electrically charged particles) conductors of electrical activity. Dissolved in bodily fluids they activate nerve cells and muscle cells. They also act as necessary cofactors to regulate, effect and affect your body’s metabolism. They maintain body pH and allow the transfer of nutrients across cell membranes. And they are all deficient in our [...]

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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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Understanding Blood Pressure

Understanding Blood Pressure – Do We Really Need Risky Blood Pressure Meds?

High blood pressure is not an instant death sentence. The goal of maintaining blood pressure levels at or near 140/80 (or more recently, 115/75) is based on hype, not science. These numbers are designed to sell drugs by converting healthy people into patients. Rising blood pressure is a normal process of aging and does not [...]

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Magnesium Testing

Magnesium Testing

I don’t necessarily think a person needs to have their magnesium levels tested before taking magnesium. It’s a very safe mineral that does not build up in the body. If you take “too much” magnesium, you will just get the laxative effect that eliminates the excess. However, if you are on a handful of drugs [...]

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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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