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Silica: The Mineral Your Bones Need That Your Doctor Probably Won’t Tell You About

Vivian Goldschmidt,2016
The Medical Establishment takes a “silver bullet” approach to health, isolating a particular biological process and “aiming” at it with a synthetic chemical.

Calcium Guidelines Challenged by Meta-Analyses

<strong><h5><p>The bulk of the evidence does not support guidelines that recommend a minimum calcium intake, including those from the Institute of Medicine, according to the authors of two new systematic reviews and meta-analyses.</strong><h5><p/>

Homemade calcium and magnesium eggshell recipe

By Edwards: (NaturalNews) The need for calcium and magnesium for growing and maintaining a healthy body has been well established for decades. Absorbing these nutrients isn't so easy. Most mineral supplements come from inorganic matter that is not bioavailable. In fact, taking a calcium or a calcium magnesium supplement will often do you more harm than good.

Calcium, vitamin D supplementation improves cholesterol in postmenopausal women


Maintaining high blood levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D), which is said to be the most accurate indicator of vitamin D levels inside the body, appears to play a prominent role in mitigating inflammation and keeping cholesterol in check. Researchers from the Women's Health Initiative, publishing their findings in the online journal Menopause, found that postmenopausal women with the highest vitamin D levels fared the best in terms of cholesterol levels, suggesting that vitamin D could help prevent cardiovascular events.

Ask the Expert: Omega-3 Fatty Acid


Omega-3 fatty acids (also known as n-3 fatty acids) are polyunsaturated fatty acids that are essential nutrients for health. We need omega-3 fatty acids for numerous normal body functions, such as controlling blood clotting and building cell membranes in the brain, and since our bodies cannot make omega-3 fats, we must get them through food. Omega-3 fatty acids are also associated with many health benefits, including protection against heart disease and possibly stroke. New studies are identifying potential benefits for a wide range of conditions including cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and other autoimmune diseases such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.

Calcium has capacity to reduce copper toxicity, study shows


It is hardly a secret that millions of people living in the developed world are overworked, perpetually stressed and addicted to junk food, all factors which can impair adrenal function, toxify the liver and lead to other serious health problems associated with a condition known as copper toxicity. But one potential remedy for this heavy metal buildup, according to a 2012 study published in the journal Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, is to supplement with the mineral calcium.

Best sources of calcium found in plant foods


Of all the nutrients in food, calcium is one of the most popular nutrients among the scientific community as well as the general public. It is necessary for muscle contraction, blood clotting, bone building and nerve function. It also participates in many important biological processes and maintains the structural frame work of the body.
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