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"Chromium is a valuable trace mineral because it boosts the power of insulin. Table 13-5 Adequate intakes for chromium for all ages. Adequate Intake for Chromium Age Males (meg/day) Females (meg/day) Infants 0-6 months 0.2 0.2 Infants 7-12 months 5.5 5."
- Dr. Steve Blake, Vitamins and Minerals Demystified (Get the book.)

"PETROLATUM AND mineral O I L (LIQUID PETROLATUM) Petrolatum is mineral oil jelly. mineral oil is a by-product of the distillation of petroleum to produce gasoline. This means it is a petrochemical that will coat your skin like Saran Wrap. The skin then cannot breathe, absorb, or excrete. It also slows the skin's natural cell development, causing the skin to age prematurely. mineral oil with added "fragrance" is marketed as baby oil in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada and is 100 percent bad for your baby's sensitive skin."
- Frank Lipman, Mollie Doyle, Spent: Revive: Stop Feeling Spent and Feel Great Again (Get the book.)

"Not soluble. (d) mineral soluble. 47. Vitamin K converts amino acid residues in certain proteins so that: (a) The proteins can bind magnesium. (b) The proteins can bind phosphorus. (c) The proteins can bind sodium. (d) The proteins can bind calcium. 48. Vitamin K is needed to synthesize two proteins, proteins C and S, that: (a) Accelerate clotting. (b) Slow clotting. (c) Are unrelated to clotting. (d) Are needed for strong bones. 49. The Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) of vitamin K for an adult man is: (a) 90 micrograms. (b) 90 milligrams. (c) 120 micrograms. (d) 120 milligrams."
- Dr. Steve Blake, Vitamins and Minerals Demystified (Get the book.)

"PETROLATUM AND mineral O I L (LIQUID PETROLATUM) Petrolatum is mineral oil jelly. mineral oil is a by-product of the distillation of petroleum to produce gasoline. This means it is a petrochemical that will coat your skin like Saran Wrap. The skin then cannot breathe, absorb, or excrete. It also slows the skin's natural cell development, causing the skin to age prematurely. mineral oil with added "fragrance" is marketed as baby oil in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada and is 100 percent bad for your baby's sensitive skin."
- Frank Lipman, Mollie Doyle, Spent: Revive: Stop Feeling Spent and Feel Great Again (Get the book.)

"Thiamin needs the following mineral to become active: (a) Magnesium. (b) Manganese. (c) Iron. (d) Calcium. 10. When triple the RDA of a B vitamin is taken, they are: (a) Very toxic. (b) Mildly toxic. (c) A little toxic. (d) Not toxic. 11. One thousand milligrams is: (a) One gram. (b) One microgram. (c) One-tenth of a gram. (d) One-hundredth of a gram. 12. Thiamin deficiency can cause: (a) Scurvy. (b) Pellagra. (c) Beriberi. (d) Blindness. 13. Riboflavin and folic acid can be destroyed by: (a) Light. (b) Cool temperatures. (c) Bacteria and viruses. (d) Microwave cooking."
- Dr. Steve Blake, Vitamins and Minerals Demystified (Get the book.)

"Phytates and oxalates limit mineral absorption and are found in: (a) Legumes. (b) Grains. (c) Some green vegetables. (d) All of the above. 3. What percentage of their salt intake do Americans get from processed food? (a) 10 percent. (b) 25 percent. (c) 50 percent. (d) 75 percent. 4. Sodium deficiency is seen with: (a) Excessive sweating. (b) Excessive salt intake. (c) Lack of sodium in the diet. (d) Excessive potassium in the diet. 5. The tolerable upper intake level for sodium intake for men is 3.8 grams. How much sodium does an average American man eat? (a) Three grams."

- Dr. Steve Blake, Vitamins and Minerals Demystified (Get the book.)

"There are also a number of phytochemicals and nutrients that act as antioxidants, including vitamin A, beta-carotene and other carotenoids, flavonoids, vitamins C and E, and the mineral selenium. Researchers have recently found that eggplant contains high levels of chlorogenic acid, which has proven to be a highly effective antioxidant. Another antioxidant is the hormone melatonin, which is a powerful free radical neutralizer. Certain herbs have antioxidant properties as well."
- Phyllis A. Balch, CNC, Prescription for Nutritional Healing, 4th Edition: A Practical A-to-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & Food Supplements (Get the book.)

"Since thyroid hormones play a role in all body functions, iodine is of vital importance to overall health; yet deficiency of this trace mineral is estimated to affect at least 200 million people worldwide, due primarily to depleted soil conditions. Goiter (swelling of the thyroid) and hypothyroidism (low levels of thyroid hormones) are the classic results of iodine deficiency. Common symptoms include fatigue and listlessness, decreased libido, depression, weight gain, and impaired metabolism."
- Shari Lieberman, Alan Xenakis, Mineral Miracle: Stopping Cartilage Loss & Inflammation Naturally (Get the book.)

"However, he and his friends and associates continued to make the mineral soil part of their daily health regimen. In 2001, an associate of the businessman decided to seek business counsel and investment advice from Peter Bentley, with whom he had previously been involved in another joint venture. Bentley—the distinguished Chairman of the Board of the multibil-lion-dollar Canfor Corporation (Canada's leading integrated forest products company), as well as the Chairman of Canadian Forest Products, Ltd."

- Shari Lieberman, Alan Xenakis, Mineral Miracle: Stopping Cartilage Loss & Inflammation Naturally (Get the book.)

"The body's second most abundant mineral, after calcium. Most of the body's phosphorus contributes to healthy teeth and bones. The remaining phosphorus helps form DNA and RNA, cat- alyzes B-complex vitamins, is involved in cellular communication and numerous enzymatic reactions, helps produce energy, and increases endurance. Physiology. The collective functions and processes of the body. The term also refers to the branch of biology that deals with the body's functions and processes. Plaque. A fatty deposit in the lining of a damaged artery, or inside an arterial wall."

- Shari Lieberman, Alan Xenakis, Mineral Miracle: Stopping Cartilage Loss & Inflammation Naturally (Get the book.)

"The people who consume "multivitamins and mineral supplements" tend to be wealthier in order to afford participating in this envelope; they are the segment of the population that is healthier, anyway. Do multivitamin/mineral supplements contribute to their being better off? Is the marketing correct and the lay press prescient? Are well people, or some well people, poorly served by the recommended daily intake upon which basis food is supplemented? Or are vitamin and mineral supplements a waste of billions of dollars?"
- Nortin M. Hadler MD, Worried Sick: A Prescription for Health in an Overtreated America (Get the book.)

"Shape and resilience are properties of its protein matrix, most of which is collagen. mineral salts, mainly calcium salts incorporated into the matrix, give bone strength. Although the mineralized matrix is inert, bone is populated by cells specialized for its maintenance. The composition of the resident cell population and the fine structure of the mineralized matrix are not uniform across all bones. For example, the bones of the spine, the vertebrae, differ importantly from both the femur and the skull. Each bone is a living organ. All bones are preprogrammed as to shape and architecture."

- Nortin M. Hadler MD, Worried Sick: A Prescription for Health in an Overtreated America (Get the book.)

"Some researchers even speculate that this mineral acts as an anticancer agent. For many decades, a medicinal form of lithium called lithium carbonate has been used to stabilize the extreme mood swings experienced by those with bipolar disorder. It has also been effective in treating insomnia, hyperactivity, and mental delusion. In some instances, lithium carbonate has also proven helpful in the treatment of alcoholism. Not only does it decrease the desire for alcohol, but it also appears to help people feel optimistic and have a more positive outlook on life."
- Shari Lieberman, Alan Xenakis, Mineral Miracle: Stopping Cartilage Loss & Inflammation Naturally (Get the book.)

"There are many underlying mechanisms by which prebiotics enhance mineral absorption. On the following page is a list of the mechanisms by which prebiotics can improve mineral absorption and bone health. All in all, the end result is a healthier environment in the intestines in which more minerals and vitamins can be absorbed. Prebiotics: • stabilize the intestinal flora and ecology • improve gut health, thus improving absorption and digestion • increase the release of bone-modulating factors from foods, e.g."
- Allison Tannis, Probiotic Rescue: How You can use Probiotics to Fight Cholesterol, Cancer, Superbugs, Digestive Complaints and More (Get the book.)

"She recommends Maximum Living's mineral RICH, a mineral solution supplemental formula, because, "Science has shown that minerals dissolved in water are more bio-available than those present in food," she points out. I agree with her assessment that "Taking minerals in solution will overcome any of the limitations you might have that inhibit your ability to absorb them. A patent-pending process, called the Solucell method, adds to the benefit as it causes the minerals to be quickly and completely absorbed into the bloodstream, restoring gaps that could lead to illness and disease."
- Francisco, M.D. Contreras, Health in the 21st Century: Will Doctors Survive? (Get the book.)

"Its shape and resilience are properties of its protein matrix, most of which is collagen. mineral salts, mainly calcium salts, incorporated into the matrix, give bone strength. Although the mineralized matrix is inert, bone is populated by cells specialized for its maintenance. The composition of the resident cell population and the fine structure of the mineralized matrix are not uniform bone to bone. For example, the bones of the spine, the vertebrae, differ in important ways from both the femur and the skull. Each bone is a living organ."
- Nortin M. Hadler, The Last Well Person: How to Stay Well Despite the Health-Care System (Get the book.)

"Although goji contains a wide variety of nutrients and trace minerals, this berry is not especially rich in any one vitamin or mineral. However, its concentration of the plant chemicals beta-carotene and zeaxanthin more than makes up for any shortfall in nutrient density. Home Remedies Whatever ails you! Goji has been used to treat inflammations, skin irritations, nosebleeds, and aches and pains. In Chinese medicine, goji is recommended for long life, sharp eyesight, and healthy liver function, to boost sperm production, and to improve circulation, among other benefits. Throw Me a Lifesaver!"
- David W. Grotto, RD, LDN, 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life! (Get the book.)

"Your age, sex, and race, as well as where you live and the hair products you use, all affect your hair's mineral makeup. Hair contains a myriad of minerals, from aluminum to zinc, and for many years hair analysis has been used to confirm mercury and arsenic poisoning. More recently, researchers have been able to diagnose eating disorders from hair samples. Indeed, the quality, quantity, and color of our hair can all be signs of our physical well-being. No wonder hair is said to be a barometer of health. SIGN OF THE TIMES In ancient Egypt, both men and women shaved their heads and wore wigs."
- Joan Liebmann-Smith, Ph. D., and Jacqueline Nardi Egan, Body Signs: From Warning Signs to False Alarms...How to Be Your Own Diagnostic Detective (Get the book.)

"A hypoallergenic product is best. Vitamin C 4,000-8,000 mg daily. Combats stress and is with necessary in adrenal gland bioflavonoids function. Also necessary for healing and repair of connective tissue. Herbs Q Blue violet, catnip, chamomile, hops, kava kava, lobelia, St. John.'s wort, skullcap, thyme, passionflower, red raspberry, valerian root, and wild lettuce have calming and antistress properties. Cautions: Do not use chamomile regularly, as ragweed allergy may result. Avoid it completely if you are allergic to ragweed. Do not take lobelia internally on an ongoing basis."
- Phyllis A. Balch, CNC, Prescription for Nutritional Healing, 4th Edition: A Practical A-to-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & Food Supplements (Get the book.)

"Except for chromium, animal foods supply more of each mineral. Fruits supply only manganese. Five of the minerals can be found in grains, but it's been shown that the amount of the various minerals in grains, including selenium, is heavily dependent on the mineral supply of the soil in which they were grown. Many published charts on vitamin and mineral supplies in foods are designed in a way that does not show animal foods to have large amounts of these vital nutrients. This is one way that people are led to believe that animal foods do not offer much in the way of these nutrients."
- Christian B. Allan and Wolfgang Lutz, Life Without Bread (Get the book.)

"Because there is a lot of overlap, some water falls into more than one classification. In addition, most states have no rules governing appropriate labeling, so some bottled water claims may be misleading or incorrect. While the EPA is charged with the regulation of public water supplies, it is the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that has responsibility for overseeing the quality and safety of bottled drinking water."
- Phyllis A. Balch, CNC, Prescription for Nutritional Healing, 4th Edition: A Practical A-to-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & Food Supplements (Get the book.)

"Nicoyas drinking water is richly packed with calcium, giving the locals an easy supply of this important mineral. Calcium is the most abundant mineral found in the human body and vital to keeping bones strong. For those without calcium-rich water, yogurt, milk, and cheese are great natural sources of calcium. For dairy alternatives, try sardines, kale, and broccoli. "Dan, these people are so incredible," she answered enthusiastically. "They are so positive and so devoted to their families. All but one of the 33 Nicoyans we have met live with their family."
- Dan Buettner, The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest (Get the book.)

"Vitamin C 3,000-8,000 mg daily, For adrenal insufficiency, with in divided doses. common in people with bioflavonoids hypoglycemia. Vitamin E 200 IU or 400 IU Improves energy and every other day. circulation. Use d-alphatocopherol form. Helpful Aerobic Bulk Cleanse from Aerobic Life Industries or psyllium husks As directed on label.Take with aloe vera juice on an empty stomach in the morning. Take separately from other supplements and medications. Aids in slowing down blood sugar reactions and keeping the colon clean."
- Phyllis A. Balch, CNC, Prescription for Nutritional Healing, 4th Edition: A Practical A-to-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & Food Supplements (Get the book.)

"Several studies in animals and humans have shown prebiotics have positive effects on mineral absorption and metabolism as well as on bone composition and architecture. Prebiotics including inulin, oligo-fructose, fructooligosaccharides and galactooligosaccharides are great additions to a bone-healthy diet. The ability of prebiotics to improve your bone health depends on your chronological age, physiological age, menopausal status and your ability to absorb calcium. There are many underlying mechanisms by which prebiotics enhance mineral absorption."
- Allison Tannis, Probiotic Rescue: How You can use Probiotics to Fight Cholesterol, Cancer, Superbugs, Digestive Complaints and More (Get the book.)

"She recommends Maximum Living's mineral RICH, a mineral solution supplemental formula, because, "Science has shown that minerals dissolved in water are more bio-available than those present in food," she points out. I agree with her assessment that "Taking minerals in solution will overcome any of the limitations you might have that inhibit your ability to absorb them. A patent-pending process, called the Solucell method, adds to the benefit as it causes the minerals to be quickly and completely absorbed into the bloodstream, restoring gaps that could lead to illness and disease."
- Francisco, M.D. Contreras, Health in the 21st Century: Will Doctors Survive? (Get the book.)

"On the following page is a list of the mechanisms by which prebiotics can improve mineral absorption and bone health. All in all, the end result is a healthier environment in the intestines in which more minerals and vitamins can be absorbed. Prebiotics: • stabilize the intestinal flora and ecology • improve gut health, thus improving absorption and digestion • increase the release of bone-modulating factors from foods, e.g."
- Allison Tannis, Probiotic Rescue: How You can use Probiotics to Fight Cholesterol, Cancer, Superbugs, Digestive Complaints and More (Get the book.)

"REPRODUCED FROM THE JOURNAL OF BONE AND mineral RESEARCH 1 (1986): 15-21, WITH PERMISSION OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR BONE mineral RESEARCH. score on the bone density test but does not necessarily contribute proportionately to fracture resistance. More drugs are now available to "help" women with osteoporosis. Evista (raloxifene) is in a new class of drugs called selective estrogen-receptor modulators, or SERMs. These drugs are designed to protect bones the same way that natural estrogen does, but without the risk of hormone therapy."
- John Abramson, Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine (P.S.) (Get the book.)

"Trace mineral analysis and psychoneuroimmunology." Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine, 2nd quarter, 1994, Vol. 9, No. 2, 79-93. Mason, Karl E. "A conspectus of research on copper metabolism and requirements of man." Journal of Nutrition, November, 1979. Mehta, S. W. & Eikum, R. "Effect of estrogen on serum and tissue levels of copper and zinc." Advances in Experimental Medicine & Biology. 258: 155-62, 1989. Page, Melvin. Degeneration and Regeneration. St. Petersburg Beach, FL, 1949. Pfeiffer, Carl. Mental and Elemental Nutrients: A Physician s Guide to Nutrition and Health Care."
- Rick Malter, The Strands of Health: A Guide to Understanding Hair mineral Analysis (Get the book.)

"Hair mineral analysis and behavior: an analysis of 51 studies." Journal of Learning Disabilities, May, 1983, 16, 279-285. Seelig, Mildred S. "Cardiovascular consequences of magnesium deficiency and loss: pathogenesis, prevalence and manifestations. Magnesium and chloride loss in refractory potassium repletion." American J. of Cardiology, 63: 4G-21G, 1989. Watson, George. Nutrition and Your Mind. New York: Harper & row, 1972. Watts, D. L. "The nutritional relationships of copper." Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine. 4,2, 1989. Watts, D. L. "

- Rick Malter, The Strands of Health: A Guide to Understanding Hair mineral Analysis (Get the book.)

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