Today, there are abundant ways to get your water. Tap water, mineral water, spring water, fitness water, water from bottles, water filters, water coolers, and the list goes on and on. What works? What are the differences among them? How... Read more
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
Health experts agree that we need to eat more whole grains for optimal health. But most people don’t know what whole grains are. They have been shown to reduce the risks of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity, but knowing the he... Read more
It’s true. A carbohydrate-rich diet can inflate appetite and girth. Low-carb diets do promote short-term weight loss, but are accompanied by some severe dangers. So what should you do? The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too&mdas... Read more
You’re careful about calories and fussy about fat. You crunch the numbers and keep track of your daily diet. But how conscious are you regarding calcium, the mineral that keeps both men and women strong and healthy?
Calcium plays an... Read more
I just started seeing a bariatric doctor this week and they said I need to start "a multivitamin with minerals. Please make sure to include: magnesium, chromium, selenium, iodine, copper, and zinc".. after a search on Amazon and google, I couldn't f... Read more
Any advice on accurately measuring the amount of vitamins and minerals in my diet? I'm 5' tall, my calorie range for weight loss is the lowest one available on this site (I generally stay on around 1200, otherwise I'm in a maintenance plan instead of... Read more
Tracking my food isn't that hard but figuring out portion sizes, the calorie content, and not to mention the vitamins and minerals in foods in a country which doesn't food label like the USA is difficult! I struggle to figure out the true calorie cou... Read more
I started tracking my vitamins and minerals, I eat extremely healthy, I thought.
BUT....my Potassium is less than half of what I should be taking in, when I went to the health store she questioned how much potassium I was looking for.
RDA 4700 mg... Read more
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
One of the most concerning physical changes that occurs in postmenopausal women is an accelerated loss in bone mineral density within the first several years after menopause. The rate of postmenopausal bone loss can vary for each woman, a... Read more
Tai Chi has become an increasingly popular form of exercise for all age groups, but current research has shown how it can be especially beneficial for older individuals. This graceful sequence of gentle, flowing movement combines physical... Read more
As I was reading and looking on spark today I came across this. As I monitor my BP and reduce my sodium intake I know my potassium may decrease. This article shows you foods to eat when you need a certain mineral. Some on the list of potassium I... Read more
In regard to my previous blog, re, minerals for thyroid, I started wondering about the mineral content of fruits. I never hear about the mineral content in fruits. Just nuts, veggies, meat, etc.
I got lucky when I did a search for minerals fou... Read more
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