Magnesium: A Key Player In Tissue Health, Inflammation, and Insulin Sensitivity

I have recently been focusing my research on the role dietary minerals play in maintaining health as I feel it is an overlooked aspect of nutrition. The last few weeks I keyed in on the role protein plays in calcium homeostasis and bone health and the potential dangers of high vitamin d and calcium supplementation. … Continue reading

A Critical Perspective on Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation

Vitamin D and calcium supplementation are two heavily touted and prescribed supplements with ample epidemiological evidence to back their efficacy in reducing bone fracture and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk (1,2, 3,4,5). Furthermore, deficiencies in either calcium or vitamin D are associated with a host of pathological conditions including: osteoporosis, neoplastic colonic growth, rickets, and dental … Continue reading

Statins: Deus Ex Machina Solution for Heart Disease? Or is it a Can of Worms for More Health Issues?

I want to start this post off with a personal story. I recently had a family member have a knee replacement and I volunteered to run to the pharmacy and pick up their prescriptions for them. When I left the pharmacy with what I thought was the entire pharmacy (I picked up 18 different medications) … Continue reading

How Exercise Can Reduce Your Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

How Exercise Can Reduce Your Risk of Coronary Heart Disease On my last post about the vilification of fat I indicated I was going to start a series on fat, which I am (and frankly, am looking forward to my next post about saturated fat), but I decided to take a little detour this week.  … Continue reading

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