Category Archives: Supplement Facts

We’ve all heard about tablets “coming out whole” and the question of whether supplements just make “expensive pee”. But what are the facts about the different forms and how can we choose wisely?
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“Magnesium bisglycinate is an amino acid chelate form of magnesium that is not dependent on stomach acid for absorption making it highly bioavailable and well tolerated. As an essential mineral responsible for over 300 reactions in the body, I recommend MagSense for my patients complaining of restless legs, muscle cramping, impaired nerve transmission, and to help support healthy bones and overall improved energy and well being.”

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The thyroid gland is a small organ with a big job. Located just below your Adam’s apple, the butterfly-shaped thyroid gland controls all your main bodily functions including your metabolic rate. It does this via two hormones, triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4), which act on each organ in your body controlling the rate at which your body burns calories for energy. Continue reading

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GABA may stand for gamma-aminobutyric acid but your brain recognizes it as calm. That’s because it’s one of the brain’s primary neurotransmitters responsible for controlling fear or anxiety in overexcited neurons. Continue reading

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During the Tang dynasty circa 800 AD, there was a Buddhist temple that was covered with goji vines. Over the years, countless berries fell into the well that supplied water to the monks who lived and prayed at the temple. These monks became famous because into their old age – well beyond 80 years old – they maintained full black heads of hair, lost no teeth and exuded the glow of good health in their faces. According to Earl Mindell, who, centuries later, documented the remarkable longevity and health of the Tang monks, one man even lived to be 252 years old! How has this accomplished? By the daily consumption of goji berries. Continue reading

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Collagen makes up a large proportion of the skin’s interior matrix and is literally behind the structure and shape of our face, our hands, our legs and everything else! To maintain a youthful appearance and protect the skin from premature aging, help it build and repair its collagen matrix. Continue reading

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Two small glands, one in the neck, one atop the kidneys, both intertwined in the delicate balance of hormonal control of your body. Continue reading

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Known as Peruvian ginseng, this herb would make them physically strong however, people soon realized that it also heightened their sex drive and started discouraging maca intake for the sake of protecting the women from overly aggressive men. Continue reading

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To keep skin healthy, it’s important to take good care of our whole body since the skin’s vibrancy and texture is dependent on the health of the rest of our body. Continue reading

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Chocolate – the ultimate sin food. Thankfully, with so many redeeming qualities, the cocao in chocolate can be your ticket to heavenly bliss. Cocao beans contain many superstar nutrients that make them a superfood, but only when their in their natural state. In their raw, natural state, cocao beans are completely sugar free and hence somewhat bitter in taste. Continue reading

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