Selenium Benefits, Foods, & Deficiency: All You Need to Know

  Source: Selenium Benefits, Foods, & Deficiency: All You Need to Know by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Selenium (Se) is a trace mineral that supports your body in many ways. It contributes to reproductive health,[1] thyroid health,[2] and helps reduce DNA damage due to its antioxidant nature in certain forms.[3] Nuts, seeds, beans, and some vegetables … Continue reading Selenium Benefits, Foods, & Deficiency: All You Need to Know

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13 Foods rich in Iodine

Source: 13 Foods rich in Iodine by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Iodine is an essential trace mineral that helps the brain function properly, it helps your body properly metabolizes the energy from food. In women, it ensures breast and ovarian health, as well. The thyroid hormones T3 and T4 contain the iodine molecule, and these hormones regulate your … Continue reading 13 Foods rich in Iodine

Magnesium Deficiency – No Test Required – Mark Sircus, Ac., OMD

Magnesium is grossly deficient in the great majority of people existing on modern diets. Magnesium chloride oil treatments address systemic nutritional deficiencies, act to improve the function of our cells and immune system, and help protect cells from oxidative damage. Magnesium is a systemic medicine as well as a local one bringing new life and … Continue reading Magnesium Deficiency – No Test Required – Mark Sircus, Ac., OMD

7 Benefits of Lithium

Source: 7 Benefits of Lithium by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Lithium, the mineral known for its efficacy against bipolar disorder, has become one of the most effective go-to for mental health. What many do not know, however, is that lithium offers a host of other lesser-known benefits, many of which go far beyond … Continue reading 7 Benefits of Lithium

Magnesium – the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body

The name “magnesium” stems from the Greek word Magnesia, so named as a reference to the geographic region where the substance was first discovered. This is where the term “milk of Magnesia” comes from, but this substance is actually magnesium hydroxide which is a type of saline laxative. Elemental magnesium, on the other hand, is … Continue reading Magnesium – the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body

55 Foods with Manganese: Essential for Enzyme Support

Source: 55 Foods with Manganese: Essential for Enzyme Support by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Manganese is a nutrient that is critical for the production of several different enzymes. Your body uses many of these enzymes to support antioxidant activity,[1] nutrient absorption,[2] bone development,[3] metabolism,[4] and the healing of wounds.[5] Like any other mineral, manganese works best when it’s obtained … Continue reading 55 Foods with Manganese: Essential for Enzyme Support

Iron Deficiency: How to Improve Low Iron Levels

Source: Iron Deficiency: How to Improve Low Iron Levels by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Iron deficiency knows no borders—it’s common throughout the world and in all economic classes. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 30% of the world’s population has an iron status that is considered below normal. This may seem … Continue reading Iron Deficiency: How to Improve Low Iron Levels

Natural Iron Supplements: The Benefits of Plant-Based Iron

Source: Natural Iron Supplements: The Benefits of Plant-Based Iron by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Iron is an essential mineral that your body requires to maintain optimal health. There is a common misconception that iron is only obtained by eating meat and that iron deficiency is more prevalent amongst vegans and vegetarians.[1]Natural, plant-based iron … Continue reading Natural Iron Supplements: The Benefits of Plant-Based Iron

The Selenium Element and Its Role in Human Nutrition

Source: The Selenium Element and Its Role in Human Nutrition by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Selenium (Se) is a trace mineral with a very important role in human nutrition. Many of the human body’s normal physiological functions require a small, but vital, amount of selenium.[1]Selenium rich foods are fairly common, so obtaining a sufficient … Continue reading The Selenium Element and Its Role in Human Nutrition

What Is Selenium? Understanding an Essential Mineral

Source: What Is Selenium? Understanding an Essential Mineral by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Selenium is an essential mineral that functions as an amino acid and also provides antioxidant activity in the body.[1][2] Selenium toxicity is a rare condition that results from ingesting great quantities of the element.[3]Selenium deficiency is a more common malady. … Continue reading What Is Selenium? Understanding an Essential Mineral