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How can you get more magnesium into your diet?

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 23 June 2021
How can you get more magnesium into your diet?
Magnesium is naturally present in many foods, added to other food products, available as a dietary supplement, and present in some medicines (such as antacids and laxatives). It is widely found in both plants and animal-sourced foods. The richest sources are seeds and nuts, but whole grains, beans, and leafy green vegetables are also relatively rich sources. Some good sources of magnesium include: almonds
pumpkin seeds
dark chocolate
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Magnificent Magnesium

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 23 June 2021
Magnificent Magnesium
Magnesium deficiency in Australia is prevalent as it is throughout the world.  Magnesium is an essential nutrient for healthy muscles, nerves, bones and blood sugar levels. It helps convert food into energy, regulate your nervous system and create new proteins.  Magnesium deficiency, also known as hypomagnesemia, is a common and under-recognised problem throughout Australia and the world. Importantly, magnesium deficiency does not manifest in consistent symptoms and is not always ...
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Success of Ketogenic Diet for Glioblastoma

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 22 June 2021
Success of Ketogenic Diet for Glioblastoma
Could a ketogenic diet for cancer prove beneficial? In this n=1 case study, a British man rejected the standard of care to treat his terminal brain cancer. After adopting a ketogenic diet in 2014, his typically fatal glioblastoma tumor grew at a very slow rate. It is known that GBM is similar to most other malignant cancers in that is needs glucose and glutamine for growth, regardless of histological or genetic heterogeneity. A ketogenic metabolic therapy (KMT) is a nutritional intervention...
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Quick keto meals in 20 minutes or less: zucchini salmon fritters

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 20 June 2021
Quick keto meals in 20 minutes or less: zucchini salmon fritters
Zucchini salmon fritters Ingredients

450 grams wilde salmon, boneless fillets 
1 medium zucchini, grated
2 tbsp white onions, finely chopped
1 tbsp ground psyllium husk powder
1 egg
1 tsp salt  and ½ tsp pepper Homemade tartar sauce
1 tbsp mayonnaise
1 tbsp Greek yogurt
½ tbsp heavy whipping cream
2 tsp fresh horseradish
1 dill pickle, chopped
1 tbsp scallions, finely chopped
½ tbsp fresh dill, minced 
2 tsp apple cider vinegar
salt a...
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Unbelievable Beet Burger!

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 20 June 2021
Unbelievable Beet Burger!
This gluten and dairy-free vegetarian version accompanied by pickled red onion won't disappoint. It's filled with nutrient-dense beets rich in phytochemicals, dietary nitrates that help lower blood pressure, and vital minerals such as potassium, sodium, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium, copper, iron, zinc, and manganese. Combine that with cauliflower and chickpeas to bring in some plant-based protein and you have a nourishing meal. The secret to this burger's subtly umami fla...
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