Tag: magnesium

Author of Transdermal Magnesium, Dr. Mark Sircus, on Magnesium Supplements

The problem for many years with trying to supplement orally is that there’s only so much magnesium you can take orally without provoking diarrhea or loose stools. The different applications of magnesium really require high dosages. So, you’ve got a big limit. And also, it’s a very iffy thing trying to digest magnesium tablets. You…


Did My Diet Cure Me? // Candida, Low FODMAP & Supplements Update [CC]

Hi, lovely people! And oh my goodness, yes, I’ve actually made a requested video. You’ll have to excuse me if I seem a bit nervy today. I was just reading some more back issues of the Dark Phoenix saga and now I’m really emotional because apparently the X-Men are my life sometimes. You may also…


Macrominerals: The Seven Major Minerals of Human Nutrition

Minerals are central to human nutrition and are a part of uncountable functions in our bodies. There are certain minerals that are found in greater abundance in the body, and these are called macrominerals. Although we don’t yet have one standard definition of what makes a mineral a macromineral, there are seven minerals that are…


Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?

“Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?” Canned beans are convenient, but are they as nutritious as home cooked? And if you do used canned, should you drain them or not? This recent study, spilled the beans. The federal government recommends about a half a cup a day, counting them as both a protein and a vegetable,…


What are the Healthiest Foods?

the latest Dietary Guidelines the 2015 guidelines won’t be out probably until January 2016 have a chapter on food components to reduce but when they say things like reduce intake of solid fats major sources of saturated and trans fatty acids what does that mean in terms of which foods to reduce similarly there’s a…


Vitamin Labels Are Wrong – Know Your Nutritional Requirements

Hi, I’m Dr. Tod Cooperman, President and Founder of ConsumerLab com, which has been testing and reporting on the quality of dietary supplements since 1999, and I’m here today to tell you something disturbing about the labeling on dietary supplements, which is that the Daily Value (DV) information that you see in the Supplement Facts…


The Safety of Heme vs. Nonheme Iron

“The Safety of Heme vs. Non-Heme Iron” It is commonly thought that those who eat plant-based diets may be more prone to iron deficiency, but it turns out that they’re no more likely to suffer from iron deficiency anemia than anybody else. This may be because not only do those eating meat-free diets tend to…


Omnivore vs. Vegan Nutrient Deficiencies

“Omnivore vs. Vegan Nutrient Deficiencies” There is some bad news, though, for those trying to eat healthy. Dietary intake studies have shown that vegans, on average, are not getting the recommended daily intake of three nutrients: calcium, iodine, and vitamin B12. Using the same criteria, though, omnivores are deficient in seven nutrients: calcium, iodine, and…