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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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June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month

Twenty-five million Americans suffer from migraines. Statistically, more women experience migraines than men, especially in the twenty-to-fifty-year-old age group. The following biochemical events involving low magnesium have been identified in migraine sufferers and may set the stage for a migraine attack. In women who have not yet reached menopause, estrogen rises before the period, causing [...]

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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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3 Tips for Recognizing Magnesium Deficiency in Your Children

Children are just as easily affected by stress and anxiety as adults. New school, new friends, new teachers, tests, grades, peer pressure, competitive sports and relationships all or some of which may be stressful for your kids. Magnesium deficiency can come about for quite a number of reasons; from too much sugar (magnesium is required [...]

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Sunday - Toughest Sleep Night

7 Ways To Get a Goodnight’s Sleep Despite It Being Sunday

Sunday is by far the toughest night of the week for getting a good night’s sleep, according to a new study*. Three times as many people (46%) sleep poorly on Sunday compared to any other single night, according to a survey of 4,279 Americans and Britons conducted by pollsters YouGov. According to sleep expert Dr [...]

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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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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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