Category Archives: Minerals
Ready for Summer?
With summer fast approaching polios are usually rejoicing: Relief for cold feet and less painful joints! However as we age we may not tolerate the extreme heat of summer as well as we used to do either. Some Simple Tips ACID ALKALINE BALANCEIt has come to our attention that eye shape changes quite quickly inContinue reading “Ready for Summer?”
Vitamins and minerals
Here is a quick guide to symptoms and potential remedies. Vitamins include Vitamin A, Vitamin B1 (thiamine), B3, B6, B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K Minerals include Boron/Borax, Chromium, Iodine, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium, Selenium, Zinc. You can see the Zinc elephant, or read Dr Tab’s summary. There are also Essential fattyContinue reading “Vitamins and minerals”
If you think Muscles when you think Magnesium, then think Tendons and Manganese. Have you ever found you are stiff initially, getting out of bed or from sitting too long – in a chair, in the car, wherever? Does it take a while to get moving again? No – it is NOT just because youContinue reading “Manganese”
Could one of the symptoms of magnesium deficiency be anxiety? Magnesium is also an impressive infection fighter. It is needed for our cells to synthesise proteins, enable nerve impulses, and efficient muscle function. Magnesium intake is at a low amongst Americans and Australians and it’s believed that this is, in part, due to a major shift fromContinue reading “Magnesium”
Pain vs Cheese
It may be more important to ensure a good balance between calcium and magnesium to protect your bone strength. There is good data to suggest that eliminating dairy products from the diet does reduce the pain and stiffness for many people with arthritis. Here is a deeper look at the biochemistry of muscle action whichContinue reading “Pain vs Cheese”
Cravings are famously associated with pregnancy, but sometimes they show up at other times. Chocolate, salty foods, red meat, raw meat, ice, avocado, apple juice, ginger, bread/pasta, creamy foods, pizza or cigarettes might point to vitamin or mineral deficiencies – this article discusses some of these.
Old Age Stiffness
Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD), is a medical condition which may result in blurred or no vision in the centre of the visual field. Early on there are often no symptoms. It is important to seek professional help from an optometrist, but it is worth considering dietary changes to support your vision as well. The visual changes for CataractsContinue reading “Deteriorating vision”
What helps with joint problems
by Tessa Jupp, RN We have been using gelatine and borax to alleviate arthritis successfully for many years now but there are so many other ways that our bodies also need and use all of these nutrients we should be getting from the foods we eat. Each of us is a unique person and ourContinue reading “What helps with joint problems”