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What you might not know about magnesium citrate!

Magnesium Citrate has a high stability constant. It is due to this high stability constant that it may not be available intracellulary. Most of the work done by magnesium is a result of it being intracellular. As a result, magnesium … Continue reading

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Nutritionally Functional Chelates

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The interest in products for aiding cognitive function is growing, and will continue to do so, as people are living longer, and all indications are that this trend will continue. Products to help cognitive function for infants and toddlers are … Continue reading

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Minerals for strength

There are a variety of minerals involved in the development of muscle for increasing strength.¬† However, the two minerals that play the largest roles in the development of muscle, and they are magnesium and zinc. Both are involved in the … Continue reading

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Magnesium has direct influence on cell cycling, protein synthesis and growth factor response. Protein synthesis is highly dependent on intracellular magnesium concentration. Increasing intracellular magnesium amplifies protein synthesis, which is required for muscle growth and added strength. When people train, … Continue reading

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Magnesium’s mechanisms of action in the prevention or treatment of cardiac arrhythmias include: Calcium antagonism Increase¬† in excitation threshold Maintenance of heart muscle cell electrolyte balance Mitigating the release of neurotransmitters and mediators (eg. noradrenaline, adrenaline)  

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What came first zinc deficiency or aging?

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Zinc deficiency is a growing problem throughout the World. However, zinc deficiency has been seen to increase in occurrence as people age.¬† A decrease in cognitive ability is often attributed to aging. It may…

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