Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and I hate to sound like some kind of old-fashioned 1950s housewife TV character, but I’m not really sure I’m gonna be in the mood for romance (sorry, sweetie!) because it feels like someone is squishing my head. With pointy pliers. While playing heavy metal music. It’s just not very sexy.
Magnesium is a mineral that’s essential for more than 300 different functions within the body, from bone formation and nerve function to muscle contraction and protein production. Back in 2000, the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found that as many as 80% of American adults don’t get enough of this important mineral.
So, how can you be sure you’re getting enough? You can always try a high-quality supplement…or, you can start by adding one of these seven healthy foods to your diet:
You may have circled a couple of red-letter days on your calendar—days you know are going to be stressful. Maybe you’ve got a deadline approaching at work, a dental appointment or a wedding to attend. During these times, at least we’re able to plan ahead, implementing coping techniques and relying on support from family and friends.
Getting back into the school-year groove is a mixed blessing. For both parents and children, the late summer and early fall typically means a return to a predictable routine. But it also often means jammed-packed schedules: after-school activities, keeping up grades and studying for critical exams. School days often lead to school daze, with added stress and pressures for all family members.
What’s better than a refreshing, fizzy drink? How about a refreshing, fizzy drink enhanced by the presence of a naturally calming mineral… ahhh.
Menstruation is the female reproductive system’s way of regulating itself. But for many women, this monthly function is associated with a group of all too familiar symptoms.
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