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Calcium And Magnesium Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Calcium And Magnesium.

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Easy Ways to Cook Whole Grains

Can you boil water? Then you can make whole grains a part of your diet. Whole grains are delicious and nutritious, supplying vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. And there are many varieties to choose from besides the all-too-common wheat, oats and...  Read more

The Secrets of Eating Right and Living Longer

Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol. ...  Read more

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  Read more

Managing Menopause with a Healthy Diet

Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require...  Read more

Get Street-Wise About Supplements

Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything? If you&rs...  Read more

Question about calcium
Updated 1/10/2015 11:35:32 PM

Dr. John Morley of St. Louis University explains in his article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "Despite the marketing appeal, milk has its drawbacks," why too much milk can be harmful. Based on my age I should be getting 1200 mg daily, the Recommend...  Read more

Calcium source
Updated 12/31/2014 7:23:00 PM

I am not much in dairy products and I don't like using supplements. What are good sources for calcium?...  Read more

Low- or no-calcium breakfast ideas?
Updated 12/1/2014 3:46:44 PM

I just started on Levothyroxine for my thyroid, which says not to take it within 4 hours of drinking milk or other high-calcium foods because calcium lowers its efficacy. Up until now, my breakfast has almost always involved milk or cheese, and I'm g...  Read more

magnesium rich foods
Updated 11/16/2014 5:08:25 PM

am a vegetarian and suffering from thyroid and diabetes type2. can anyone suggest some magnesium rich foods (am allergic to nuts). i have trouble sleeping and my doc said i shd try magnesium supplements. before trying the pharmacy, i thought w...  Read more

Confused about calcium tracking
Updated 10/16/2014 11:32:59 AM

I am trying to up my calcium intake via diet as opposed to supplements. When I put a food in - I will use sardines for an example - the nutritional info on my tracking page says it has 47% of the daily recommended calcium but when I go to my daily r...  Read more

CALCIUM

Powerful antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, and detoxifiers can help you. Green tea, onions, and garlic, antioxidants (such as vitamins C and E) are important in helping to reduce and balance blood sugar. Calcium and magnesium and vitamin D. Get calc...  Read more

Enzymes in check ?

Having a clear understanding of how the enzymes work in my body is a key element for success my weight loss. Enzymes are just a pieces of the digestive puzzle. For enzymes to actually perform thousands of tasks , they need help from vitamins and m...  Read more

How A Healthy Lifestyle Helped Alleviate My PMS

I'm a sane, rational human being three weeks out of every month. But that one week--and boy, do those around me know when that one week is--each month, I morph into a beast. Incessant cravings, mood swings, fatigue and mild depression--it's no fun at...  Read more

How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health

When you're constantly plowing through mile-long to-do lists and putting out family fires (the kids are fighting...again; the dog left you a "present" in the living room; you're out of OJ), it's easy to blame stress for whatever...  Read more

Sodium, Potassium, Calcium and Magnesium

Like I said before, I'm just a bit of a geek and what keeps me motivated is learning, planning, implementing, tracking, evaluating and so on. I've had high blood pressure for some time now and I have never been able to get excited about any strategy...  Read more

Potassium, Calcium, and Magnesium Recommendations

For high blood pressure, these are recommended amounts of potassium, calcium, and magnesium Potassium: (normal is 4700) try for 6000 mg Calcium: 1200 mg Magnesium: 420 mg Getting 200 mg magnesium in two multi-vitamins/day and 450...  Read more