Tag: magnesium

“Just take more if you feel bad with it.”- one of my LEAST favorite sentences

“Just take more if you feel bad with it.”- one of my LEAST favorite sentences

You know what really grinds my gears? I was scrolling along online yesterday when I came across a post somewhere and it made me SO frustrated- so much so that I knew I needed to address it. Someone had mentioned that any form and amount […]

Long Term Healing

Long Term Healing

Long Term Healing When I first got into natural health, I fell into the trap of using lots of isolated supplements and I was always matching my ill to a pill. As time went on, I realized how absolutely NOT holistic or natural this was! […]

Amazing Resources on the Importance of Minerals

Amazing Resources on the Importance of Minerals

I love HTMA and Mineral Balancing! I was asked yesterday for some awesome resources that would help explain mineral balancing and HTMA (hair tissue mineral analysis) to those that are either skeptical about the importance of nutrients or those that are just getting into holistic […]

Minerals and Emotions

Minerals and Emotions

It is absolutely incredible and fascinating when you learn how nutrients can influence our health. It’s even more interesting when you learn that they can influence our personalities! Let’s go over how deficiencies and excesses of certain minerals can affect our emotions. Calcium Calcium is […]

Minerals and the Heart

Minerals and the Heart

There are several minerals that are absolutely essential for maintaining our heart health. I’m going to go over the minerals, what else they are needed for and what food sources you can find them in! I’ll also list some herbs at the end that are […]

Mineral Spotlight: Calcium

Mineral Spotlight: Calcium

Calcium is a mineral that tends to get a bad rap- but in reality it’s calcium supplements that we should be worried about. Real calcium from FOOD that is balanced with other nutrients is essential for health. Everything needs to be in balance! Calcium’s Role […]

Aluminum Toxicity

Aluminum Toxicity

Aluminum is actually a naturally occurring element in our Earth, but its use in everyday products like cookware, antiperspirant, antacids, tap water, vaccines, and bleached flour is making aluminum toxicity a huge issue. What happens when we get too much aluminum? Aluminum toxicity is most […]

Managing Stress in a Modern, Chaotic Life

Managing Stress in a Modern, Chaotic Life

Stress is inevitable in life, but there are many ways that we can learn to handle stress.  Since chronic stress is so damaging to our health, we can actually lose important nutrients like magnesium and zinc when we are under stress. Our adrenals take the […]

Vitamin D- how to REALLY raise it!

Vitamin D- how to REALLY raise it!

Why Supplemental Vitamin D is NOT the Answer Most of my followers know at this point how I feel about blind supplementation with “vitamin” D.  Vitamin D is a hormone and there is a huge reason why it is not abundant in food- we are […]

What does HTMA test for? Minerals, heavy metals, and more!

What does HTMA test for? Minerals, heavy metals, and more!

This is a question I get often.  I tend to rave about how amazing hair tissue mineral analysis is but it is hard to quickly say everything that it is good for. So let’s go over the highlights of HTMA! Minerals that HTMA tests for: […]