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Curb Your Sugar Cravings

According to Marie Claire magazine, “Apparently, our daily desperation for a Twix could come down to a lack of magnesium in our diets, which can be to blame for repeated chocolate and sugar cravings.” Britons eat nearly 700,000 tons of chocolate a year, with the much-adored sugary snack clocking up almost £4 billion in UK [...]

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Magnesium for Chronic Pain – Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

Magnesium relieves nerve pain and helps muscles relax, a benefit to people suffering arthritis joint pain. Magnesium helps balance the brain chemical NMDA with few side effects, unlike other medications doing the same thing, making it an inexpensive and less toxic treatment for pain, said Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum on the Dr. Oz website. Some holistic [...]

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5 Health Supplements That You Cannot Do Without

Huffington Post – Magnesium has to be one of the most under-rated mineral in our diets. Grains that have been through the refining process are stripped of most of their magnesium and our soils have also been depleted of this vital nutrient. And yet Magnesium creates energy in every cell of the body by activating [...]

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Summer Heat and Magnesium

Humidity saps energy and depletes electrolytes and vital minerals that can make you feel tired, headachy, and out of sorts. She offers these three tips to combat humidity: 1. Drink 1/2 your body weight — in pounds — in ounces of water. If you weigh 150 pounds, drink 75 ounces. 2. Add 1/4-1/2 teaspoon of [...]

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Healthy Nuts

Nuts are a good source of B vitamins and contain vitamin E and minerals such as magnesium. Brazil nuts have the added bonus of containing selenium, a trace mineral essential in small amounts each day, that can be hard to obtain from other foods. When choosing nuts look for raw, unroasted and unsalted nuts. Roasting [...]

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What Are the Signs of Magnesium Deficiency?

Newsmax Health – Magnesium is an essential mineral and helps nerves, muscles and other parts of the body function properly. A magnesium deficiency disrupts the balance of other minerals, and symptoms range from minor effects to serious reactions. Adequate supplies of magnesium are needed throughout the body to help maintain cells, build hormones and create [...]

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Vitamins and Minerals Can Help Cope with Stress

Daily Press – Knowing that stress is acknowledged to be causal or contributory in 90 to 95 percent of all disease, it is important to do whatever we can to lessen the effects of stress on our bodies. Stress and food are related. A nutritional deficit can cause the body stress. However, eating a balanced [...]

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Magnesium – Naturally Lower Blood Pressure

Adequate potassium and magnesium are critical to maintaining healthy blood pressure. That might be part of the reason that the vegetable-rich DASH diet works so well — vegetables are great sources of both minerals. To maximize magnesium, make sure your menu includes foods such as halibut, almonds, cashews, soybeans, spinach, shredded wheat, oatmeal, baked potatoes, [...]

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Is Magnesium the New Iron Deficiency?

If you’re lacking energy, easily annoyed, and generally feel sort of off, look to your diet. While iron deficiencies may get all the ink, it’s not the only mineral that could be missing from your meals. Why are so many Americans magnesium deficient? “The Standard American Diet doesn’t bode well in terms of avoiding deficiencies [...]

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Magnesium – An Important Functional Food Ingredient

Progressive Grocer Magazine – Good news for dietitians: the message that good nutrition is vital for a vibrant, healthy life is getting through to consumers. In fact, 90 percent of Americans believe that certain foods offer health benefits beyond basic nutrition, according to research published in “Functional Foods: Key Trends & Developments in Ingredients,” by [...]

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