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About that milk shake…

The good news is that the shake you slurp at a fast food restaurant provides about 400 mg of calcium. The bad news is that it also supplies up to 600 calories along with at least 9 grams of fat!

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Boron spells bone health

Half of all American women and a quarter of men between the ages of 50 and 75 have signs of low bone mass. Boron is a trace mineral that is critical for maintaining healthy bone and muscle as it helps … Continue reading

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How to eat a potato

Always eat your organic potatoes with the skin. Most of the minerals iron, calcium, fiber and especially potassium, lie in the outer one-eighth inch of the potato – AKA, the skin. Ounce for ounce, the skin is the most nutritious … Continue reading

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Chelation of heavy metals saves live – against the law?

When something works better than the usual drugs it is a serious threat to mainstream medicine and its ill-gotten gains. This is true of chelation therapy which helps cure anything from cancer to heart disease to dementia and many things … Continue reading

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About trace minerals:

Trace minerals are essential for many biochemical processes. Essential means that, without them, healthy processes cannot happen and disease creeps in. Sometimes one biochemical process requires a single atom of a trace mineral incorporated into a complex protein to give … Continue reading

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Sick food makes for sick people

Cattle were made to eat grass and not grains. But, if you feed a cow corn, soybeans and chicken manure (like a majority of operations do) they fatten up faster for slaughter. That is, fatten up with inflammation and diabetes… … Continue reading

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Magnesium the mighty

How magnesium works in the heart: Magnesium and calcium work together for heart health. Calcium first enters the heart cells (and other body cells) to perform its vital functions, like produce electrical conductivity. Calcium stays until it is pushed out … Continue reading

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The how of calcium supplements

The most common calcium supplement out there is calcium carbonate – made from ground limestone or oyster shell. Did you know that the calcium carbonate in Tums actually neutralizes the stomach acid needed for calcium absorption? The best forms of … Continue reading

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Bad to the bone

There are much better ways! Fosamax and Boniva can mean bone death: A serious side effect for people taking bisphosphonates for osteoporosisis the risk of developing osteonecrosis of the jaw which literally means bone death and the jaw is the … Continue reading

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Old remedy made new again

Barley grass for medicinal use dates back some 7,000 years! Barley grass has 7 times more vitamin C and 30 times more vitamin B1 than an orange. Couple this with 11 times more bio-available calcium than cow’s milk and 5 … Continue reading

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