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Sulfur is known as a healing mineral. Behind calcium and phosphorus, Sulfur is the third most abundant mineral in the human body. Every single living cell inside the body contains … Continue reading

February 6, 2017 · Leave a comment


Silica is the oxide form of silicon, meaning silica has an oxygen molecule attached via covalent bonding. It actually has an abundance of sulfur-oxygen bonds in its natural state.  Together, … Continue reading

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Vitamin D

The term vitamin D actually refers to two different forms of the vitamin; D2, which comes from our diet, and D3, which is manufactured by our skin when exposed to sunlight. … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · Leave a comment


Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body. It is essential to every cell, organ and system in the body.  According to Dr. Mercola; “researchers have now detected … Continue reading

September 12, 2016 · Leave a comment


Manganese is a trace mineral that helps the body convert protein and fat to energy. It also promotes normal bone growth, helps maintain healthy reproductive, nervous, and immune systems, and … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Short Days of Winter and Vitamin D

Do you tend to hibernate in the winter?  The sun sets (around 5:00 p.m.) and you no longer walk the park after dinner or run as many errands as you would … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · Leave a comment


Bioflavonoids, also referred to as vitamin P or just flavonoids, are present in all botanical foods and herbs. In fact many of the medicinal features in herbs come from the … Continue reading

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Boron is a vital trace mineral that is usually overlooked. It participates in mineral regulation by improving the body’s ability to absorb both calcium and magnesium through the conversion of … Continue reading

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Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin)

B12 deficiency is highly prevalent today and many of the symptoms of deficiency in this essential vitamin accumulate over time. Lack of B12 causes loss of energy, cognitive decline, poor … Continue reading

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I include tahini in many of my meal plans for clients. One of the biggest reasons is its choline content.   Choline is an essential nutrient that aids nerve impulse transmission, the process … Continue reading

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Zinc is an essential mineral required for healthy skin, cell growth, sexual development, fertility, night vision, and our sense of taste and smell. It helps the lymphatic system and liver … Continue reading

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Vitamin B6 is involved in over 100 different chemical reactions per minute in the body. As a co-enzyme, B6 plays a synergistic role in mineral utilization across cell membranes, increasing … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

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