Category: General


Ascorbic Acid Causes Copper Deficiency?… Huh?!?…

OK, where, oh where are we headed today?… Some of you (actually several hundred of you…) saw and commented on my Cinco de Mayo MAG Post re the importance of…

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Testing is Key to Hormone-D!

Yes, this is what ALL the controversy is about with Hormone-D… getting from one state to the next! The molecule on the Left is Calcidiol, aka 25(OH)D or the “Storage”…

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The Truth of Hormone-D…

Recently, one of the MAG-pies asked me about the “real” story on “Vitamin-D…” Here are my unabashed comments to stimulate your neurons and hopefully nutritional sanity… “Chances are you have…

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Giving Thanks!

“If the only prayer you say is “Thank You…” it will be enough.” — Meister Eckert (1260-1327) Thankful… Thanksgiving is, by far, my most favored of holidays! It’s a time…

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The Theory AND the Calculator are FLAWED… imho…

NY Times November 17, 2013 Risk Calculator for Cholesterol Appears Flawed By GINA KOLATA Available at www.nytimes.com/2013/11/18/health/risk-calculator-for-cholesterol-appears-flawed.html?hp&_r=1&pagewanted=all& Last week, the nation’s leading heart organizations released a sweeping new set of…

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Is the Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis Inside or Outside the Cell?

Recently one of the MAG-pies (Louise from Ireland…) posed a question about what the HTMA reveals, particularly in contrast to a Red Blood Cell test of the mineral.  The starting…

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Magnesium supports the Adrenals & Thyroid…

“ATP is synonymous with life…” — Andrew Kim I love this picture! And we’ve all been there, right?… Unfortunately. OK, so many moons ago I promised an article on the…

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Magnesium deficiency causes Epigenetic Stress!

In a recent FB thread, several MAG-pies were commenting on the notable rise of missing enzymes, esp. those that are key to methylation and sulphation (i.e. MTHFR and CBS) It’s…

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Ameer Rosic chats with Magnesium Man!

Several months ago, I had the pleasure of connecting with Ameer Rosic, FDN. He’s a very hip, and outrageously ripped wellness coach/trainer in Canada who delights in helping clients with…

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Randy Travis suffers from Magnesium deficiency…

In less than a week, another global celebrity, Randy Travis, is challenged by “heart disease…” What another supreme tragedy, and had it not been for one of our regular MAG-pie…

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James Gandolfini died of Magnesium deficiency…

We have lost a gifted actor, his wife has lost her loving partner, and his two children have lost their “hero!” Most of all, we have lost, yet again, an…

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Magnesium — 800 enzymes…

One of the newer and more scientifically inclined MAG-pies recently declared that our “benefactor” Magnesium is involved in 700-800 enzyme reactions — more than doubling the oft-quoted Internet babble that…

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Magnesium, Stress & Heart Disease…

Ahhhhh… Another day, another chance to clear the air about what REALLY causes so-called “heart disease…” Today’s assault on our sanity comes from a group of researchers from France writing…

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Magnesium and Inflammation

There’s an increasing amount of attention being paid to Inflammation. And for good reason… it’s the silent precursor to most, if not all, chronic disease. But with increasing frequency, articles…

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Magnesium Sulfate & Pregnancy…

One of our MAG-pies brought this important article  to my attention — which had the following headline: FDA: Drug used to stop early labor can pose serious risks to babies…

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