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Minerals are micronutrients, and we need them for good health. There are 15 different minerals that can be divided into two primary groups: macrominerals and trace minerals.
 

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Food and Health, Prevention

As the second leading cause of death in the United States (heart disease is still number one), there’s a good chance that you or someone you know has battled cancer. The good news is that nearly half of all cancer deaths can be prevented with early detection and treatment. While some cancers are hereditary, the American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that one-third of cancer deaths in the U.S. is due to dietary factors, while another third is caused by cigarette smoking...
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Back in 1968, Drs. Wachman and Bernstein theorized that the elevated renal acid load from meat, cheese, grains, and phosphate-rich foods may contribute to the development of osteoporosis. . They suggested consuming more vegetables and fruits would reduce the acid load on the body and limit the loss of calcium being lost in the ... Potassium Citrate Increased Bone Density
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The May 10, 2007 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine contains an excellent review of the role of excess salt and too little potassium in promoting the development of hypertension. To their credit, Drs. Adrogue and Madias do an excellent job of explaining the physiological mechanisms by...
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What is Hypertension? Hypertension is another word for high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of blood against your artery walls. If it stays elevated over a period of time, that means that you have high blood pres- sure. So what constitutes ?elevated pressure?? Well, a blood pressure...