Magic Magnesium

Dr. Kate Kuntze, ND Uncategorised

Magnesium is truly a magical mineral! It is important for so many aspects of health. This mineral is involved in more than 300 enzyme reactions in the body. It is important for muscle and nerve functioning, digestive health, bone health, stabilizing blood sugars, and keeping blood pressure at healthy levels. Magnesium levels also affect your brain and your mood, which …

Magnesium Moves

Dr. Kate Kuntze, ND Uncategorised

Magnesium is a great mineral for our bodies, notably it helps us relax and supports our muscles. Athletes are often familiarized with taking an extra dose of magnesium after a marathon or an intense training session to prevent painful muscle spasms and exhaustion. Children and young adults who are active all day long use up a lot of magnesium as …

Practice Elements

Dr. Kate Kuntze, ND Uncategorised

An element is something that cannot be broken down into any other substance. In chemistry, the periodic table of elements lists all known elements. Many of these elements are minerals. Minerals are important for our body to stay healthy. Minerals create a healthy environment in which the body, using vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates, and fats, can grow, function, and heal itself. …

B Vitamins and Our Gut

Dr. Kate Kuntze, ND Uncategorised

Have you ever wondered what exactly is a vitamin? It’s something that is required from an external source as the body cannot make it. So this must come from food and supplements, right? Yes and no. Mammals (that’s us) cannot make B vitamins on our own, hence they are classified as vitamins. So where do they come from? Meats, plants, …