Posts Tagged ‘osteoporosis’

Best Calcium Supplement

June 26th, 2010

Home Made Calcium/Magnesium Tonic is a rich source of natural calcium and magnesium. Two teaspoons a day of our natural home made calcium supplement will provide you with the equivalent amount of calcioum in a glass of milk, or a handful of sesame seeds. A handful of sesame seeds has about 1200mg of calcium and magnesium. whichis thought to be a reasonable dose for healthy people.  If you have celiac disease, then you really need twice this amount. This is where an extra dose of something like the home made calcium tonic comes in useful, as you can easily obtain the ...

Importance of Copper

June 16th, 2010

COPPER is important in the daily diet. The importance of Copper cannot be underestimated, as copper has many functions. Some of the functions of copper are discussed below, to give some idea about the effect of copper on the body and the brain. Copper is essential for the absorption of iron in the body. Copper also  helps to form strong red blood cells which prevent you from becoming anaemic. Healthy blood cells prevent fatigue. Copper helps in the formation of bone and muscle tissue. It helps build strong cartilage which aids the smooth functioning of the joints. Copper helps to prevent osteoarthritis. It helps to prevent osteoporosis, because it ...

What Happens When Your Vitamin D Levels are Low

February 2nd, 2010

Dramatic Photo By Lachlan So - What happens when your vitamin D levels are low? Vitamin D Deficiency can result in diarrhoea, insomnia, anxiety, nervousness and muscle twitches. If Vitamin D levels are low over a long period of time, then you could risk becoming alcoholic, or drug-dependent, or suffer hypothyroidism or seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Your Vitamin D can come from the sun's rays, or from the food you eat. Supplements may be necessary in some cases. Too Much Vitamin D Is Harmful. Be aware that too much Vitamin D can result in the same problems as those related to Vitamin D deficiency. You won't get too much ...
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