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Signs That You May Be Deficient in Zinc

An intake of minerals is essential to all living creatures – plants, animals and humans. Minerals are essential elements found in soil through the erosion of mineral salts. We consume minerals by eating the plants that grow in the soil and foods derived from animals that consume plants. Minerals are utilized in the human body […]

The Many Roles of Zinc

In 1958, Dr. Ananda Prasad had a 21-year-old patient from an Iranian village who presented as a prepubescent boy with underdeveloped sex organs and an absence of body hair. By 1963 his team discovered this was, in large part, due to a zinc deficiency. This prompted the first recommended daily intake (RDA) for zinc about […]

Magnesium: The Multitasking Mineral

As the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body, magnesium plays an important role in numerous bodily functions. In fact, it’s involved in over 800 different reactions in the body.

In addition to many other things, magnesium:

Converts food into energy
Creates new proteins from amino acids
Helps repair and create DNA and RNA
Plays […]

Are Trace Minerals Missing from Your Diet?

Most people shop at health food stores because they realize that the modern diet is not supplying them with what they need to maintain vibrant health. They know that in most cases, the food we consume no longer contains the abundant nutrients that the same foods would have contained a hundred years ago. Not only […]

Pure Plant Energy

With so many different forms and options for iron on the market, you may be wondering why we are so excited to tell you about yet another. It is a good question and one whose answer can be wrapped up in one word… unique. Not to worry, we will not leave you with a one-word […]

Looking for Plant-Based Calcium?

Most calcium supplements on the market are derived from mined limestone. As we don’t often sit down for a hearty meal of rocks, supplementing with a more “food-like” source makes sense. The algae Lithothamnion calcareum is such a source – a living, edible plant rich in calcium and other nutrients. Branded as Aquamin™, it is […]

The Many Roles of Zinc

In 1958, Dr. Ananda Prasad had a 21-year-old patient from an Iranian village who presented as a prepubescent boy with underdeveloped sex organs and an absence of body hair. By 1963 his team discovered this was, in large part, due to a zinc deficiency. This prompted the first recommended daily intake (RDA) for zinc about […]

Do I Really Need a Multivitamin?

Clearly, the best way to get nutrients such as vitamins and minerals is through a healthy diet. Fruits and vegetables, legumes, lean meats, fish and dairy products are among the foods most dense in nutrients for maintaining daily health. The vitamins and minerals found in these foods are in a form that our bodies recognize […]

Looking for a Plant-Based Iron Supplement?

With so many different forms and options for iron on the market, you may be wondering why we are so excited to tell you about yet another. It is a good question and one whose answer can be wrapped up in one word… unique. Not to worry, we will not leave you with a one-word […]

Are You Getting Enough Zinc?

An intake of minerals is essential to all living creatures – plants, animals and humans. Minerals are essential elements found in soil through the erosion of mineral salts. We consume minerals by eating the plants that grow in the soil and foods derived from animals that consume plants. Minerals are utilized in the human body […]