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Miracle Calm in a Bottle? Magnesium Glycinate

I have heard of magnesium lotion, or what parents refer to as a miracle clam in a bottle (as they proceed to apply it to the bottom of their children's feet to calm and soothe them to sleep. Read about all the wonderful benefits of magnesium glycinate, not just for relaxing children and adults into REM, but its many other health benefits, too! (more…)

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Polyphenols Benefits and the Top Foods That Contain Them

Polyphenols are powerful antioxidants that plays important roles in the prevention of degenerative diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases, immune health, and many types of cancers. Polyphenols are the most abundant antioxidants in the diet. For perspective, they are 10 times higher in immunity boosting potency than the intake of vitamin C, 100 times higher that the intakes of vitamin E and carotenoids (American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2005).  Main dietary sources are fruits and plant-derived beverages such as fruit juices, raw coconut water, tea, coffee, and red wine, but many vegetables, fortified cereals, cocoa, and dry legumes also contribute to the total polyphenol

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Special K: Vitamins for the Blood and Bone

The Special Things Vitamin K Does For Your Body Regulate blood clotting. When an injury occurs and there is a tear in the blood vessels, an automatic process called amalgamation of prothrombium happens. Blood clotting is made up of a group of molecules that continuously move through the bloodstream. Vitamin K assists in regulating blood clotting by means of transporting calcium along the bloodstream. (more…)

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6 Benefits of Vitamin K and Signs of Deficiency

Vitamin K is an umbrella term encompassing a group of chemically related fat-soluble compounds known as naphthoquinones. This group includes vitamins K, K1, K2, and K3. Vitamin K1 (phytonadione) is the natural form of vitamin K; it is found in plants and is the primary source of vitamin K that humans obtain through foods. Especially high sources of vitamin K are spinach, Brussels sprouts, green beens, asparagus, Swiss chard, broccoli, kale and mustard greens. Below are six reasons to include vitamin K in your diet: Antioxidant Though vitamin K has not been shown to be an antioxidant in the same sense

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