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
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.
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You're killing your workout, feeling strong and confident. Maybe you're three miles into a brisk walk, a few meters into your swim routine or in the home stretch of a 5K run. Your heart and lungs are cooperating, your form is on point and you... Read more
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
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
I have been taking calcium (Viactiv) and Fiber daily since starting SP. Today I tried a protein powder. Wow is that good stuff! Surprisingly filling! 12 oz almond milk, banana and one scoop. It's good to try new things!... Read more
Has anyone heard of this magnesium oil spray? Apparently you make it yourself with distilled water and magnesium chloride flakes. (I'm not sure why they call this oil as there isn't any oil in it).
Is it really possible to "absorb" magnesium thro... Read more
I'm not getting enough Calcium and Iron in my diet. I only have a few hundred calories left to work with. I would prefer an all natural solution. Is anyone getting enough of both of these nutrients? If so How?... Read more
I'm not getting enough Calcium and Iron in my diet. I'm looking for a solution that wont take up more than a few hundred calories. I would prefer not using a supplement or vitamin pill. Is anyone getting enough of both of these and if so how?... Read more
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
Milk aids in losing unwanted fats & contains a good quantity of water molecules which is considered the best fluid for rehydration. Consume a can of fizzy soda or a carbonated drink & it may in reality lower calcium levels by 1/3. Get Vitamin D, cal... Read more
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
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
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
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
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