Stress and Mineral Depletion

Stress and Mineral Depletion

Stress — be it psychological or environmental, chronic or acute — can alter nutrient status. A 2020 literature review presented evidence of stress-induced alterations of three minerals; magnesium, zinc, and iron1. The following article summarizes their findings. ...
Alcohol and Vitamins

Alcohol and Vitamins

Chronic alcohol abuse can cause vitamin deficiency by depleting nutrients in three major ways: decreasing nutrient consumption, enhancing malabsorption, and increasing excretion. The former is due to alcohol’s suppression of appetite, along with the tendency to...
Magnesium for the Brain

Magnesium for the Brain

Your brain needs magnesium to learn and remember. Magnesium l-threonate is the only compound shown to raise magnesium levels in the brain. Maintaining proper nutrition for brain health becomes even more important as you age since cognitive decline is a normal part of...
Vitamins for Smokers

Vitamins for Smokers

Smokers may have once been known for their svelte figures, but the research is conclusive that they are often lacking many vital nutrients. Vitamins for smokers are those nutrients commonly depleted by cigarette smoke and are also under-consumed by smokers. Smoking...