Selenium: An Elemental Illness Shield

Saturday, June 1, 2013 12:05:41 AM America/Los_Angeles

For centuries, the richness of scaricity of nutrients in the soil determined the types of health effects one could expect to develop living in that region. One of the most critical soil nutrients is Selenium. In some parts of the world, poor selenium concentrations in the soil have been linked to increased susceptibility to illnesses such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, and heart disease. Learn more about the incredible power of this essential element in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Potassium, The Great Forgotten Mineral

Friday, April 8, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

In Middle School, the teachers would give us salt and potassium tablets after P.E. class in the summer along with plenty of water. They told us that our bodies lost both of these minerals in our sweat and that drinking water wasn’t enough. While this commonly understood fact about potassium is true, the actual role of potassium in the body is not commonly understood.

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