8 Important Reasons to Take Magnesium

magnesium can help us feel happierMagnesium is critical for health. This amazing mineral is responsible for driving important processes in our body through its involvement in more than 600 enzymatic reactions, including energy metabolism and protein synthesis. Magnesium regulates muscle and nerve function, blood sugar levels and blood pressure. It’s also necessary for making protein, bone and DNA, and is involved with regulation of our neurotransmitters, making it important for mental health, as well. Continue reading “8 Important Reasons to Take Magnesium”

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Healthy Bedroom Tips for Quality Sleep

bedroomGood quality, restorative sleep is one of the keys to good health. Unfortunately, all too many of us don’t get the quality and quantity of sleep that we need. Here are some tips to help you sleep more soundly, especially if you suffer from allergies or other sinus issues.

1. Every few weeks put your pillow in the dryer for 10 minutes to kill dust mites that can exacerbate allergies and asthma symptoms.

2. Don’t keep books and magazines in the area where you sleep, as they may contain dirt, dust, or even mold, which can cause congestion and trigger allergy symptoms. Continue reading “Healthy Bedroom Tips for Quality Sleep”

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A Metal for the Heart: Magnesium

heartLast summer, the mainstream media brought our attention to the presence of glyphosate in the nation’s food supply. Testing proved that even beloved breakfast cereals, like Cheerios, contain traces of this chemical, the active ingredient in Roundup. The information that our bodies absorb glyphosate from contaminated food now needs to be disseminated.

This popular herbicide has been under intense international scrutiny for the past year. Each research study details yet another harmful effect one may suffer from chronic exposure. Continue reading “A Metal for the Heart: Magnesium”

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New Product: Mellow Mag, Effervescent Magnesium Powder

mellow mag cherry e1541549912356Do you have a hard time unwinding at night time? Are you achy and sore after a long day on your feet? Do you feel like your mind is racing with everything that needs to be done the next day? Are you having trouble falling asleep? If you answered yes to any of these, magnesium may be able to help! It can help relax muscles, support nerves, and help you get a good night’s sleep.

Required for more than 300 biochemical processes in the human body, magnesium helps:

• Support a healthy immune system
• Regulate muscle function and helps muscles relax
• Maintain nerve function
• Regulate heart rhythm
• Maintain normal blood pressure Continue reading “New Product: Mellow Mag, Effervescent Magnesium Powder”

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New Product: Magnesium Glycinate 400mg

magnesium glycinate 3 e1533239757202At Village Green Apothecary we strive to bring the highest quality products to our customers. One of our newest additions is Pathway Magnesium Glycinate. This formula was designed to support nerve, muscle, bone and heart health and promote relaxation of mind and body to help you get a restful night’s sleep. It is made from a patented mineral glycinate chelated form that promotes optimum absorption. To learn more about this patented chelated process called Traacs, click here.

Chelation is the result of minerals becoming chemically bound to amino acids in a very specific manner. Chelation occurs during the digestive process to facilitate transport of minerals across the intestinal wall so that they can be utilized throughout the body. Continue reading “New Product: Magnesium Glycinate 400mg”

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  • Paula Gallagher
    Paula Gallagher
    Paula is a highly qualified and experienced nutrition counselor on the staff at Village Green.
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    Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research.
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    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, ND is a pioneer of integrative medicine and a leading authority on science-based natural medicine.
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    Debi Silber
    Debi is a registered dietitian with a master’s degree in nutrition, a personal trainer, and whole health coach.
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    Teri Cochrane
    Teri is a is a Certified Coach Practitioner with extensive certifications and experience in holistic medicinal practices.
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    Dr. Rav Ivker
    Dr. Rav Ivker is a holistic family physician, health educator, and best-selling author.
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    Susan writes about the connection between plant-based diets and a reduced risk of chronic diseases.
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April 2024