Benefits of using magnesium to treat neurological syndromes

Tara McLoughlin Neurological & Emotional Health, Nutrition, Supplementation 2 Comments

In short, magnesium is critically important to a healthy, happy body and mind.  Here’s why.  Magnesium is a metal; a mineral that is essential to our bodies.  In this context, essential means that we require it but can’t make it on our own, so we need to get it from external sources.   It is essential (here’s that word again) …

Treating Brain Fog using Functional Medicine

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If you’ve ever experienced brain fog, you know it.  It’s this feeling of being mentally sluggish and disconnected from the world around you.  It’s like the processor in your head is overheating and you can’t quite think straight or fast enough.  Your memory is toast and focus and concentration is impossible. I’ve often referred to it as “medicine head” because …

A Guide to Ketogenic Diet Basics

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The practice of eating low carb, high fat and moderate protein has been around since the dawn of man, quite literally.  Our bodies evolved to survive and in order to do that we had burn multiple types of fuel.  Most people, today, believe that our primary fuel type is sugar (glucose).  I would argue that it is, in fact, fat …

13 Essential Gym Tips for Beginners

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Being a newbie or beginner at the gym can be intimidating, if not scary.  You’re in a foreign place, there’s a bunch of strangers, weights are slamming, and obnoxious people are grunting to high heaven threw their sets.  All you can think of is where am I?  What did I sign up for?  Where do I even start?   At …

Reduce Stress, Feel Great & Lose Weight!

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Stress is bad.  Chronic stress is worse.  A growing body of evidence shows that the impact stress has on our general health and wellness is significant.  So what is it and how can you manage it? Stress is a physiological response to danger originating from our time as a primitive species.  Back in the day, we needed an extreme, immediate …

How to Lose Weight naturally through Intermittent Fasting

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The food industry wants us to believe that we are getting more and more overweight because we eat too much and exercise too little.  This position takes the responsibility off of them and puts it squarely on us!  Sadly, many of us have fallen victim to believing this fiction. What is far closer to the truth is that our diet …