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Magnesium: Why magnesium matters to athletes

Ask most athletes to name some key minerals for human performance nutrition and you?ll probably find calcium, iron, zinc and even chromium popping up in their lists. But they are unlikely to mention magnesium.Despite magnesium?s pivotal role in energy production, many coaches and athletes remain unaware of its critical importance in maintaining health and performance. [...]

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How Calcium and Magnesium Can Slow Down Aging

If you're like most women and take 1,500 mg of calcium and half as much magnesium, you've got it all backwards. You're getting too much calcium and not enough magnesium. I've been telling women since 1985, when my first book, The Nutrition Detective, was published that if you want to slow down your aging process, [...]

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Potassium Can Lower Blood Pressure

A high intake of dietary potassium, including an extra serving of potassium-rich foods each day, might reduce the risk of death by stroke by up to 40 percent, according to research reported in Medical Tribune.The 12-year study involved 589 men and women in an affluent community in Rancho Bernardo, Calif., near San Diego. Participants ranged [...]

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​Back Pain Relief

Ordering imaging scans on patients with back pain had become a common practice for many doctors. Unfortunately, this practice may only serve to drive up the cost of healthcare and lead to misdiagnoses. In fact, the American College of Physicians recently released guidelines which suggest that unnecessary imaging scans may do more harm than good.X-rays, MRI’s, and CT scans [...]

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A Guide to Magnesium Oil

Magnesium oil is extremely beneficial to your body, as you can be certain of its absorption. It is not actually an oil, but rather a super concentrated form of topical magnesium, used directly on the skin.There are three different methods of applying topical magnesium for the best absorption.The best way to apply magnesium is by spraying it directly on the skin, [...]

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