ArchiveApril, 2012

Magnesium – The Miracle Mineral

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body and the most deficient. Most Americans have a magnesium deficiency, claims the World Health Organization. From the year 1900 to 2000 the average magnesium intake has dropped by 50%. The reason for this is that magnesium in foods is destroyed by processing. Magnesium is predominant in leafy greens and seeds.

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Skin: The Largest Organ of the Body

Skin is our sensor, shield, and communicator as well as a reflection of external beauty. The skin is made up of three layers called the epidermis, the dermis, and the hypodermis. The epidermis is the top layer of the skin, creating a barrier between our inner and outer worlds. It is very thin (thinner than paper) but tough. The dermis is the second layer and is a much thicker containing the collagen that creates the flexibility and strength and firmness of youthful skin.

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