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Pentadecanoic acid (C15:0) and Heptadecanoic acid (C17:0): The Amazing Benefits of Dairy Fat

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Do you avoid whole milk, or better yet, raw milk, because of its saturated fat content? If so, you may be missing out on one of the greatest health foods there is. Studies 1   have repeatedly failed to find an association between full-fat dairy and cardiovascular events. Instead, they’ve found the opposite — full-fat dairy reduces your risk of cardiovascular events and deaths thereof. Dairy products are also associated with lower risks of Type 2 diabetes, 2  liver disease and more. One of the reasons for these health benefits is because whole-fat dairy contains health promoting compounds such as: 3 Specific amino acids Unsaturated, medium-chain, and branched-chain fats Odd-chain saturated fats — pentadecanoic acid (C15:0) and heptadecanoic acid (C17:0) Phospholipids Vitamins and minerals Probiotics Odd-Chain Saturated Fats From Dairy Are Likely Essential Fats Of these, the odd-chain saturated fats (OCFAs) ar

Magnesium, Calcium and Zinc Supplement Review 2024

Calcium, magnesium and zinc are nutrients that are vital to several bodily processes. Though they occur naturally in a variety of foods, many people take supplements to help increase their intake. Combined supplements like calcium-magnesium-zinc have gained popularity recently, especially among people looking to improve bone density or other aspects of their health. This article explores the benefits, uses, and side effects of calcium-magnesium-zinc supplements. Benefits and uses Calcium-magnesium-zinc supplements may offer a host of benefits. While research on the combined supplement is lacking, studies on the individual minerals are clear and well established. Keep in mind that calcium is consistently linked to only one of the benefits described below — bone health. Yet, research is ongoing, and taking it alongside zinc and magnesium is perfectly safe. May support bone health Calcium, magnesium, zinc and D3 help strengthen your bones in a variety of ways. Calcium is the main mineral

9 Best Vitamin D3, K2 and Magnesium Supplements 2024

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Magnesium, vitamin D and Vitamin K2 are vitamin and minerals that are vital to several bodily processes. Though they occur naturally in a variety of foods, many people take supplements to help increase their intake. Magnesium, Vitamin D3 and Vitamin K Dosage The typical daily dosage recommendations for these nutrients are: Magnesium: 400–500 mg Vitamin D3: 800 IU (20 mcg)  Vitamin K : 120mcg Food With Magnesium, Vitamin D3 and Vitamin K Magnesium: dark chocolate, avocados, nuts, leafy vegetables, and legumes Vitamin D3: avocados, nuts, seeds, full-fat dairy products and eggs Vitamin K: turnips, spinach, kale, brocolli, soybeans, carrots, Chicken If you’re concerned you may be deficient in any of these nutrients, talk to a health professional who can test your levels and determine whether you should eat more of these foods or take a supplement. Benefits and uses 1. May support bone health Magnesium  plays a key role in converting vitamin D into its active form, which aids calcium absorp

How Magnesium Can Protect You From Liver Damage

Magnesium, an essential mineral involved in more than 300 metabolic reactions, 1   may also play an important role in liver health. Due to the way it interacts with your gut microbiome, magnesium may offer protection from liver damage caused by one of the most common liver toxins — acetaminophen, also known as Tylenol. 2 Acetaminophen overdose is one of the leading causes of liver injury in the U.S. and some parts of Europe. In these areas, acetaminophen is responsible for more than 50% of acute liver failure cases. 3 Treatment for acetaminophen-induced liver failure is limited, with liver transplant the only option in severe cases, making liver injury caused by acetaminophen an emerging “public health issue.” 4  Magnesium, however, has the potential to help, according to research published in Cell Host & Microbe. Magnesium Alleviates Acetaminophen-Induced Liver Failure When excess amounts of acetaminophen are metabolized, it depletes glutathione and increases N-acetyl-p-benzoquino

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