Magnesium: The Must-Have Mineral


Magnesium, the relaxer mineral, is one of the most important minerals. Magnesium is important for all muscles, heart function, and the digestive system. Magnesium deficiency is associated with a chronic stress state and decreased adrenaline function. More than 80 percent of the population is deficient in magnesium. Magnesium is very important in the treatment of all people with chronic exhaustion, adrenal exhaustion, and depression. It is very important for the optimization of neurotransmitter function. Almost all the clients seen at the Tree of Life are deficient in magnesium. This is particularly true with people who are experiencing tension, anxiety, adrenal […]

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Pumpkin-Hemp Mylk- Phase 1

Pumpkin-hemp seed mylk is a great source of protein, calcium, manganese, magnesium, zinc and potassium & will last 3-4 days.  Recipe for One quart (32 oz): Ingredients 1 C. soaked pumpkin seeds 1/4 C. hemp seeds Approximately 5 C. filtered water sweetener and spices optional – we do not add any sweetener at the Tree of Life Directions Add seeds to blender Add filtered water to blender pitcher to the 7 cup line Blend on medium for 30 seconds, then blend on high for another 30-seconds Turn blender off Place nut milk bag into pitcher or bowl and pour mylk […]

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Deficiencies On A Meat-Based Diet

Many meat eaters claim that a vegan diet is insufficient without supplementation. While this is true, a meat-centered diet is also insufficient without supplementation. Meat-eaters require supplementation just as much as vegans. Studies continue to emerge linking meat-centered diets and chronic disease. If plant-source-only eaters have less chronic diseases than meat-eaters, why don’t they live significantly longer? One of main reasons for this is carnosine deficiency. What is carnosine? Carnosine is two amino acids, L-histadine and alanine, linked. It is a dipeptide that acts as a very powerful antioxidant. Most importantly, it prevents glycoselation. Glycoselation, as one of the main […]

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