Entries by Andrew Stakem

Magnesium (Mg) (Keep It Movin’)

Magnesium (Mg) (Keep It Movin’) I really like this element partly because it’s fun to say, but primarily because it keeps the poops coming out rather than storing them and creating a state of constipation. OK, yes I said it, get out your laughs… now back to seriousness. On the other hand that word constipation, […]

Iron (Fe) (Get Your Blood Pumpin’)

Iron (Fe) (Get Your Blood Pumpin’) Ever since humans have discovered the properties of this chemical element, iron has been incorporated into many different things on this Earth. I know you’ve heard of numerous buildings made from iron, but what about its use in building cells in the human body? How much do you know […]

Cholesterol (I’ve Been Framed!)

Cholesterol (I’ve Been Framed!) Ah, cholesterol. Poor guy has taken a ruthless beating over the past couple of decades on his role in human health. If I ask “Why is cholesterol so bad for you?” I know I’ll get a wide variety of answers and that’s exactly the problem. Too many conflicting answers and information […]

Vitamin D (You Are My Sunshine)

Vitamin D (You Are My Sunshine) Vitamin D is a very often disrespected and under appreciated nutrient to human health. In fact, if I had to guess based on my own readings, research, and experiences I would say nearly 80-90% of Americans are deficient to some extent. Basically, most people are walking around in a […]

Potassium (K) (Go Bananas)

Potassium (K) (Go Bananas) Among the 16 major chemical elements that are contained in the make up of man, Potassium is so vital to the overall health that without it a human heart would not survive but for a very short period of time! Potassium is the element that increases the alkalinity of the entire […]