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Zinc Magnesium Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Zinc Magnesium.

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

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

Alternative Cold Remedies That Really Work

Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,...  Read more

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 Buzz on Honey

The results of recent research on honey have the nutrition world a-buzzing. Honey has joined the ranks of foods like chocolate, coffee, and eggs—foods once considered sinful that have recently been proven healthy (in moderation, of course). The...  Read more

zinc, selenium and copper?
Updated 6/29/2014 9:24:20 PM

Try as I might, I just never seem to meet the "minimum RDA" for zinc, selenium or copper. I've researched what foods are rich in these things and incorporate them into my diet however it's still not enough. Maybe I'm looking at the wrong websites? Or...  Read more

SVTs and menopause and magnesium
Updated 4/8/2014 1:10:06 PM

I have SVTs but have been controlling them with magnesium and some of the meds the doc prescribed when I can't get my heart rate down myself. I know that menopause brings this on, and it did for me as well as other triggers but since I have been tak...  Read more

how does magnesium supplement effect you?
Updated 12/2/2013 9:29:24 AM

I was told by a health food store to take 1 - 2 pills a day and I tried taking one and it landed me in the bathroom big time .... so from then on I only take a half of one and that still has me going to the bathroom. I can't see how you can take t...  Read more

Help, I keep going under my goal on Magnesium, Mg
Updated 9/29/2013 9:25:00 PM

Does anyone have any suggestions on what I can do or eat to get the necessary amount of Magnesium, Mg? Thank You 41...  Read more

Dr. Oz on Magnesium
Updated 10/7/2013 1:53:32 PM

I'm not sure how many of you watch Dr. Oz, but at work I caught a show about feeling fatigued a lot during the day. He mentioned the reason why was because of low Magnesium levels in the body. He compiled a list of things to eat that will help...  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

Magnesium deficiency Associated with Eating Related Problems

Magnesium appears to be associated with a reduced risk of coronary heart disease. Best to get magnesium from magnesium rich foods or talk to your doc about supplements. Magnesium calms the nerves,this mineral mediates digestive processes, lack of ma...  Read more

You Asked: Is It Possible to Eat Too Much Fiber?

Fiber plays an important role in your health. Most adults need to eat between 25 and 35 grams of fiber each day. (To learn more about fiber sources and health benefits, read Figuring Out the Facts on Fiber.) Despite all its health benefits, you can o...  Read more

Nutrition 101: Are You Overdoing the Zinc?

Zinc is a lustrous bluish-white metal found in group IIb of the periodic table. It is also one of the most important minerals used by the body. Just 2-3 grams, about the weight of a penny, is found in the body and serves as a key building block for a...  Read more