What type of Magnesium is most effective for you?


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I'm Dr. Julie McLaughlin from McLaughlin care, and I get lots of questions about magnesium. Did you know that magnesium is used by every organ in our body? It is involved in over 600 different biochemical reactions in the body, and it is very critical to the proper function.

Every bodily process, especially nerves, heart, muscle, bones, and teeth. Plus the kidneys. Truth be told that the majority of the population are deficient in magnesium and they don't even know it. It's a really common thing that we see with our patients in our practice.

Why are these people becoming deficient? Well, it could be from high caffeine, alcohol consumption, a high diet in sugar and refined processed foods, stress, especially everybody stressed with post-pandemic stuff, high levels of activity or exercise, hormonal imbalances, regular uses of diuretics or antibiotics all can cause magnesium deficiencies.

It's recommended to have magnesium based on your age and your sex....

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7 Ways Turmeric Benefits Your Health

Uncategorized Nov 12, 2018

Turmeric is a commonly used spice that originates from the Curcuma plant. We most likely know it for its spiciness and use in dishes such as curry.

However, Turmeric has been extensively used within Chinese and Indian cultures, including as an anti-inflammatory. Turmeric is best consumed in its pure sense, rather than as a component of curry powder or other spices.

However, the Western world has been slow to notice the health benefits of turmeric, though turmeric can provide many health benefits, some of which are outlined below.


Turmeric has long been used for its anti-inflammatory properties in Eastern cultures; this helps the body to fight infection and repair itself. It is the oil that the turmeric provides that has the scientifically proven anti-inflammatory capabilities.  

Curcumin, the oil derived from turmeric, has been studied in numerous experiments and has been shown to be equally as effective as typical anti-inflammatory drugs. The...

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Top Clean Eating Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Uncategorized Nov 12, 2018

Eating clean but seeing no progress? Wonder why your diet doesn't work? Clean eating is supposed to be easy and straightforward. Yet, most people make common mistakes, such as eating too much fruit or overindulging in healthy foods. Let's get one thing straight: clean eating isn't a diet or a quick fix to weight loss. It's a lifestyle choice that takes commitment and determination. If you see it as a diet, your efforts are doomed to fail.

This eating pattern gives people the freedom to feed their bodies with whole, nutritious foods. Once you embrace it, you'll enjoy better health and get leaner. When done right, clean eating boosts immune function, prevents diseases, and leads to fat loss. If it's not working for you, then you’re probably doing something wrong. Fortunately, it's never too late to learn from your mistakes.

We've compiled this report to help you figure out what you're doing wrong about clean eating. You'll learn about the most common healthy eating mistakes and...

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Genes vs. Lifestyle - Which one controls your health?

eating for your genes Nov 12, 2018

We all have heard of someone who smoked since they were a teen and lived to 80 plus years and never got lung cancer.  On the other hand, we all have heard of a person who never smoked and got lung cancer in their 50’s. How does that happen?  We know that smoking is a very negative health and lifestyle habit that has the potential to cause disease but why are some people affected more than others?  The answer may be in our genes. APOE is an apolipoprotein that is a genetic marker in our body. There are three types of APOE2, APOE3 and APOE4. We get one gene from each parent, for example, an individual may have a E3/E4 or a E2/E3 or even a E3/E3 to name a few.  People who have the genomic makeup with a APOE 4 are more sensitive to smoking, while it is advised everyone avoids this deadly habit it is especially important for E4 people

APOE4 genotype people make less APOE than other genotypes.  The deficiency of this lipoprotein can not only cause the...

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