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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Chromium, The Great Energy Regulator

Friday, April 1, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

What a fascinating element chromium is. It’s the 21st most abundant element on Earth, but it doesn’t always seem like it. It isn’t until you start looking for it that you realize how pervasive a substance it is. Even though chromium was technically discovered in the late 1920’s, people had been unwittingly using it for centuries.

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Just Because Everyone Needs It, Doesn’t Mean Everyone Has It.

Friday, March 11, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Magnesium is one of the most abundant elements on earth, potentially even in the entire universe. The same goes for the human body. Not only is magnesium extremely abundant in a healthy individual, its uses are incredibly prolific making it among the most vital of nutrients in order to ensure proper function, health, and longevity.

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