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September 2016

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Three Ways to Get More Magnesium

September 28, 2016

Why is it so important to get enough magnesium? Our bodies need this element to be able to function properly in a multitude of ways, such as properly absorbing vitamin D and utilizing the calcium stores in our body. Magnesium deficiency can even lead to symptoms such as fatigue, muscle cramps or tension, weakness, insomnia, anxiety, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, constipation, headaches, and irritability. Combine low magnesium levels in today’s soils + the typical American’s diet laden with magnesium…

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Eating

Simple & Sprouted Pumpkin Seed Butter

September 5, 2016

I’ve got such an easy (and cost effective!) recipe for you today. Seriously, the worst cook could make this any day of the week. I’m making sprouted seed butter, which is a great substitute for nut butters. I don’t avoid nuts, but I like to change up what I eat in my diet to get a variety of nutrients. I’m using pumpkin seeds because I love their nutty flavor, plus they are rich in magnesium. If you’re wondering why magnesium…

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