Magnesium- what is it and how can I get enough in my diet?

What is Magnesium? Magnesium is a mineral that you need every day for good health. Magnesium helps you take energy from food and make new proteins. It is also an important part of your bones, and helps keep your muscles and nerves healthy. Some people find that magnesium-rich foods or supplements help to reduce their cramping […]

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a group of fat-soluble secosteroids. In humans, vitamin D is unique because it can be ingested and because the body can also synthesize it (from cholesterol) when sun exposure is adequate (hence its nickname, the “sunshine vitamin”). Although vitamin D is commonly called a vitamin, it is not actually an essential dietary […]