Lysine: An Essential Amino Acid That Provides Abundant Health Benefits

 

 

 

 

 

Lysine recently became popular for its ability to help fight off or alleviate cold sores, which are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). However, lysine is more than just a potent supplement for herpes, since it’s also a key component in various physiological processes.1 Read on to find out how lysine can help you take control of your health.

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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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