Could magnesium deficiency be sabotaging your weight loss efforts? Learn why magnesium is so important, if you are deficient, and how you can get it.
Are you magnesium deficient? Okay, so maybe you’re wondering what that even means!!
When I lost 90 pounds six years ago, I had changed my eating habits and became much more active. But even adding in healthy foods and more water, I was still suffering with constipation and other gut issues. When I searched for a possible cause, the one thing that kept popping up was “magnesium deficiency!”
So are you magnesium deficient? The answer is, PROBABLY!
What does magnesium do?
* helps strengthen our bones by allowing us to absorb calcium better
* promotes more restful sleep
* helps regulate blood pressure
* helps with constipation
* aids in weight loss
* and much, much more.
What are the symptoms of magnesium deficiency?
* PMS symptoms
* thyroid issues
* and many more.
How can you get more magnesium?
* you can apply it topically
* you can ingest it
Watch the video above for some important tips about adding magnesium to your diet.
Pizza night just got tastier and healthier! This simple clean eating pizza sauce is full of flavour and perfect in any recipe that calls for pasta sauce.
If you know me, you know I LOVE pizza! It’s my all-time favourite meal. So I can’t believe I’ve waited this long to try making my own pizza sauce.
After looking at the nutrition label on some pizza sauce jars, I think I should make my own from now on! Some store-bought pizza sauces have a lot of sodium in them, over 400mg per 1/4 cup! And then the added sugar and a few other ingredients I can barely pronounce.
I actually thought making your own sauce involved hours in the kitchen, standing by the stove, and simmering your sauce all day long. Perhaps I’ve seen too many commercials where some Italian grandmother is doing that, “Just like grandma used to make!”
Well move over nonna, I’ve got news for you — making your own sauce is so simple, even my kids could do it! And I love this sauce because it’s full of clean eating ingredients. No white sugar or salt to be found!
And of course, it’s kid-approved! I asked my middle son to try it for ya’ll because he’s the picky one around here. So if he likes it, you’ll definitely like it!!
The next time you have family pizza night, I highly recommend you try making this sauce instead of buying it at the store. I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised. And shhhh…don’t tell nonna your secret 😉
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