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Why You Need More Dietary Magnesium If You Exercise

Why You Need More Dietary Magnesium If You Exercise

By Cathe Friedrich

Magnesium is an essential mineral everyone needs in their diet. If you exercise, you may need more than a sedentary person. In fact, research suggests not getting enough magnesium in your diet can negatively impact your exercise performance. Find out why magnesium is so important if you work out and the best sources of this vital mineral.

Calcium and Vitamin D: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Calcium and Vitamin D: Too Much of a Good Thing?

By Cathe Friedrich

You need calcium and vitamin D in your diet for bone health. Some people take calcium and vitamin D supplements to make sure they’re getting enough – but is this a good idea? A new study calls this into question, especially in older women. Find out why dietary calcium sources are best and why it’s important to check a vitamin D level.