This One Mineral Builds Connecting Tissue & Bone, Improves Cardiovascular Health, & Detoxes Aluminum

http://sangocorallife.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/image1.jpgDue to large scale mono-culture agriculture’s disregard for proper farming methods, most of us are mineral deficient. And minerals are even more important than vitamins. Only enzymes are more important than minerals.
Major or macro minerals include calcium, magnesium, sodium and others. Iron, iodine, silica, and others are considered trace or micro minerals because less quantities of each is required. Major mineral supplements are usually measured in milligrams (mg) while trace mineral supplements are usually measured in micrograms (mcg) (more…)

6 Ways To Lower Blood Pressure By Changing Your Diet

78159202This is a guest post by Laura Schoenfeld, a graduate student in public health nutrition, content manager at ChrisKresser.com, and soon-to-be Registered Dietitian. You can learn more about Laura by checking out her blog or visiting her on Facebook.

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a serious and common condition that can lead to life-threatening diseases such as heart attack, stroke, heart or kidney failure, and more. While 1 in 3 American adults have high blood pressure, this condition only affects 3% or less of hunter-gatherer populations that are following a traditional diet and lifestyle. (1, 2) This would suggest that hypertension is a disease of poor lifestyle choices, and one that can be effectively treated using simple diet and behavior changes, as well as strategic use of herbal remedies. (more…)

How to prevent kidney stones with everyday foods

Passing them is described by those who have experienced their terror as one of the worst pains known to man, exceeding even the pain of childbirth. But kidney stones do not have to be a constant worry on your mind, especially if you are taking proactive nutritional steps on a daily basis to dissolve and eliminate any that might be cropping up. Here are a few helpful tips for preventing kidney stones with everyday foods and dietary interventions: (more…)

How nutritional health supplements help children with autism

Autism Nutrition Nutritional health supplements have been proven to be an intelligent choice by parents of autistic children. If your healthcare provider “doesn’t believe in them” – then I suggest you find another health professional. There is no debate – good nutrition is essential for your child’s health – now let’s talk about what really works.

Many of the clients I see are young children with autism. As a homeopath and a CEASE practitioner I not only listen to the parent or the child describe their chief complaint, but also observe their appearance, demeanor, behavior and a host of other items as part of the intake. One of the items noted quite often in kids with autism is pasty skin or looking malnourished. (more…)

Calcification and Its Treatment with Magnesium and Sodium Thiosulfate

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Cardiac CT showing calcified plaques.

Calcium plays a central role in the electrical stimulation of cardiac cells and in the mechanical contraction of smooth muscle cells in the wails of arteries.

Calcium is essential to health yet it holds a hidden danger that brings us to our graves much quicker then we would like. Calcium is the most promoted nutrient by proponents of conventional, nutritional, and alternative medicine. This is a great and tragic mistake. They should have been promoting magnesium. Magnesium deficiency leads to an increase in myocardial levels of both sodium and calcium. This is a problem because Coronary Artery calcium is a predictor of near-term coronary heart disease events. In the face of growing magnesium deficiencies calcium becomes increasingly more toxic to human physiology. (more…)

How to Decalcify and Detoxify the Pineal Gland

The primary goal of decalcifying your pineal gland is so that you can begin the process of pineal gland activation and begin the awakening of your third eye.

There are two parts to pineal gland decalcification. The first is to stop any further calcification of your pineal gland which is caused by any lifestyle habits or environmental factors, e.g. flouride, etc. The second step is to work on reducing and removing the existing calcification and help to further develop your pineal gland.

Below we will go through the methods you can take to achieve these two steps.

STEP 1 – Stop further calcification of your Pineal Gland

The key to stopping further calcification of your pineal gland is to firstly identify what causes calcification, and then secondly stopping these sources. Generally speaking, it is a person’s diet (food/drink) and lifestyle that causes calcification.

Below is a list of the primary causes of calcification: (more…)

The Calcium Wars: Magnesium deficiency causes heart disease

Many people think that calcium is the only nutrient necessary for strong bones. This is a dangerous myth that needs to be addressed.(1)

In fact, it takes 18 different nutrients to make durable bones. However, the most important bone mineral is magnesium because it activates alkaline phosphatase, the enzyme required to ensure optimal bone cell activity, as well as a strong bone matrix.(2)

It is vitally important to understand that calcium and magnesium are in an endless and dynamic dance within our cells.(3) These two key metabolic minerals are actually biological antagonists, and through their opposing actions, activate many of the vital functions we take for granted. But when these minerals get out of balance, due to stress-induced magnesium loss, a whole series of problems and chronic diseases unfold – most notably Heart Disease, our Number 1 killer.

Allopathic medicine is slowly recognizing the following facts about calcium and magnesium:(4) (more…)

Osteoporosis Is Scurvy of the Bone, Not Calcium Deficiency

Osteoporisis Is Scurvy of the Bone, Not Calcium Deficiency

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.“~Proverbs 17:22

It saddens me to see older women diagnosed with “osteopenia” or “osteoporosis” listening to their doctors and taking supplemental calcium and even problematic drugs called bisphosphonates.  These are irrational, dogmatic, harmful approaches to the problem of degrading bone as we age.  In my time practicing nephrology and internal medicine, I saw numerous patients suffering from vascular disease while taking the recommended doses of calcium.  X-rays revealed perfect outlines of calcified blood vessels and calcified heart (more…)

Calcium, Vitamin D, and Osteoporosis

About 10 million Americans already have osteoporosis, and 34 million are at risk.1 Contrary to popular belief however, low intake of calcium is not the primary cause of osteoporosis. While Americans have the highest calcium intake in the world, we also have one of the highest hip fracture rates in the world.2 The standard American diet causes much of the consumed calcium to be lost in the urine. Excess salt, caffeine, sugar, and animal products leach calcium out of bones and promote urinary calcium loss.3 The Nurses’ Health Study followed 72,337 women for over 18 years and found that dairy intake did not reduce the risk of osteoporosis-related hip fractures.4 (more…)