Is Magnesium Deficiency an epidemic in the US? A quick internet search reveals that anywhere from around 50% to a whopping 80% of the US population may not be getting enough magnesium in their diets. This is huge. Magnesium is responsible for over 300 biochemical reactions in our bodies, and without it, many things can … Continue reading Magnesium: The Super Mineral That Helps With So Much
I recently spent a long morning at the hospital for some medical tests (everything came back fine this time, if you're wondering!) As part of this testing I had to have about 20 x-rays. I also had a nuclear medicine procedure that involved receiving an injection of a radioactive agent. Of course, the doctors and … Continue reading Protect Yourself From Radiation
Nearly four years ago, I sat in a cramped booth at the Chipotle restaurant down the street and ate my first bite of meat in almost 20 years. I was reluctant to dig in, afraid the tiny pieces of chicken that I stabbed with my plastic fork would leave me feeling ill or simply grossed … Continue reading Ready To Go Paleo?
By Ali Wetherbee Did you know that according to the World Health Organization, 75% of adults are deficient in dietary magnesium? Soil depletion is a major culprit in this widespread magnesium deficiency. Even the healthiest of diets may not contain adequate magnesium, since many of the plants we eat are grown in soil lacking this … Continue reading Magnesium Deficiency: Symptoms, Causes, and Solutions
By Ali Wetherbee Now that we're one week into 2015, how are you doing with your resolutions so far? While most people -- up to 75% -- stick to their New Year’s resolutions for that first week, after one month that number drops to 64%. By 6 months, only 46% are still on track. Where do … Continue reading New Year, New You!