Nutrient Spotlight: Importance of Minerals

…and kidney stones. I recommend at least 500 mg of magnesium daily. Calcium Calcium is critical for strong bones and teeth. It combines with phosphorus to help form hard, crystal-like structures that create the latticework of these body parts. This mineral also plays a role in muscle contraction,…

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Another Reason to Avoid Sodas

I’m sure by now you are well aware of the dangers of drinking soft drinks. Most are loaded with high-fructose corn syrup or artificial chemical sweeteners, which have both been linked to a wide range of health concerns, ranging from diabetes and obesity to metabolic syndrome and gout. But…

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