Archive for September, 2013

Magnesium: What You Didn’t Know You Needed

Posted on September 25, 2013. Filed under: Diet, Nutrition | Tags: , , , |

Magnesium is an important mineral involved in over 300 of the 4,000 enzymatic processes in the body, which means that not having the right amount of it can lead to many different kinds of symptoms.  You may remember from high school chemistry class that enzymatic processes are the chemical inter-conversions that sustain life like digestion of food and synthesis of DNA.

The following is a video of Dr. Mark Hyman discussing the importance of magnesium especially for the majority of Americans who do not have enough magnesium to carry out the work their body needs to do to stay healthy.

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Need a Reason to Eat Kale?

Posted on September 5, 2013. Filed under: Eat these!, Nutrition | Tags: , , , , , , |

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I am a huge fan of kale.  I’ve been meaning to write a post about it’s nutritional value, but this article-Crouching Garnish, Hidden SuperFood: The Secret Life of Kale-by Sayer Ji is so comprehensive that I couldn’t dream of doing better.

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