Magnesium Reduces Diabetes and Helps Keep You Young

 

 

 

 

 

By Dr. Mercola

Magnesium is an essential mineral used in pathways for energy production, protein synthesis and cell signaling.1 The mineral is involved in nearly 300 metabolic reactions.2 It is used by every organ and muscle in your body, especially your heart, kidneys and bones. Deficiency and insufficiency have been associated with a number of health conditions, including heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and osteoporosis.

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Why You Should Be Eating More Porcini Mushrooms

 

 

 

 

 

By Dr. Mercola

Aside from being rich in valuable nutrients such as fiber, vitamins B and C, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, selenium and zinc, mushrooms are also excellent sources of antioxidants, including some that are entirely unique to mushrooms. Ergothioneine and glutathione, both of which are found in mushrooms, are recognized as “master antioxidants” that inhibit oxidative stress. Both are considered important antiaging compounds.

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Spicy Foods Offer Much More Than Heat

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  • Spices used for weight loss or weight maintenance have additional health benefits, such as anti-inflammatory properties and a pleasing flavor profile that may help limit overall calorie intake
  • Capsaicin and curcumin are examples of compounds found in spices that can help drive weight loss, as well as many other health benefits

By Dr. Mercola

Spices are a wonderful addition to foods and beverages because they can add just the right flair. Nutmeg, for instance, lends quiet warmth and complexity, in desserts like apple crisp and in vegetables like spinach, as in the savory Indian dish, saag paneer. And paprika lends mild sweetness to meat dishes and goulash.

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