Science

  • Mental Focus and Memory

    Dietary Supplements in Relation to Mental Focus and Memory Researched and written by Alison Smith Ph...

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  • Magnesium Glycinate & Glycine

    This white paper was prepared for Natural Calm by Dr. Alison Smith to evaluate the benefits of magne...

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  • Proven More Absorbable

    A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial to compare the bioavailability of ma...

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  • Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome a...

    This article expands on our previous articles addressing the science on magnesium for fibromyalgia a...

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  • Anxiety and Panic

    By Alison Smith Ph.D. A 2013 Global Burden of Disease study (Mathers et al., 2001) found mental diso...

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  • Supplements for Insomnia and Sleep Disor...

    4 Natural Solutions that Promote Calmful Sleep By Anna O'Byrne and Laura Young, clinical research ex...

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  • A Complete Magnesium Primer?

    Recently, Natural Calm Canada published a white paper on magnesium absorption - an arm's length rev...

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  • Magnesium Citrate and Ceruloplasmin

    Prepared for Natural Vitality by the Think Healthy Group in Collaboration with the Center for Magnes...

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  • Magnesium Myths vs. Science

    In this series of short videos, Dr Alison Smith, PhD (Neuroscience) and award-winning health blogger...

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  • Magnesium Absorption (White Paper)

    How Does Magnesium Citrate Compare to Other Forms of Magnesium? Dr. Jon-Paul Powers, PhD, Microbiolo...

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  • Why Magnesium

    The hardest-working mineral in the body does more than you know! Very few people give a moment’s t...

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  • Stroke

    Strokes are one of the leading causes of mortality in Canada. It is estimated that every seven minut...

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  • Cholesterol

    When we talk about cholesterol, we have to differentiate between 'good' and 'bad' types. Low-density...

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  • Blocked Arteries

    Most people associate blocked or clogged arteries with the heart, but an artery can be blocked anywh...

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  • Hypertension

    High Blood Pressure (HBP) or hypertension is also known as 'the silent killer'. With no discernible ...

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  • Magnesium and Children

    Magnesium is vital for 700 – 800 enzymatic processes throughout the body and it may be the hardest...

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  • Kidney Health

    Kidneys are like the master chemists and master cleansers of the body The kidneys remove waste from ...

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  • Diabetes

    There is more understood today about the relationship between magnesium and diabetes than ever befor...

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  • Metabolic Syndrome

    There is a cluster of risk factors that together are known as Metabolic Syndrome. When present toget...

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  • Stress Management

    The body’s stress reactions were meant to protect us, but a perpetual state of stress can take an ...

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  • Bone Health

    North Americans consume the most calcium in the world and yet have the weakest bones in the world. H...

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  • Heart Health

    Magnesium for the Heart Magnesium is essential for the functional and structural integrity of the he...

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  • Muscle Health

    The Magnesium-Calcium Relationship and Why it Matters for Muscle Health Magnesium is a key mineral f...

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  • Foods that Deplete Magnesium

    Excerpted with adaptations from Kimberly J Brown, MS, RD, Sports Nutritionist Dietary intake of prot...

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  • Energy

    It's a little-known fact that magnesium - considered the sleep mineral and the anti-stress mineral -...

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  • Women’s Health

    It would be fair to say, given the challenges of estrogen, stress, autoimmune disorders, Chronic Fat...

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  • Sleep Disorders

    "A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book," so says an Irish proverb,...

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  • Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)

    RLS is a disorder of the part of the nervous system that affects movements of the legs. For most, it...

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  • Inflammation

    Inflammation is the activation of the immune system as a result of infection, irritation or injury. ...

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  • Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia is a condition of unknown origin that causes widespread, long-term pain, stiffness and ...

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  • Migraines and Headaches

    Migraines and headaches can be debilitating. Days spent in dark rooms, not moving. Social events mis...

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  • Chronic Pain

    Chronic Pain is One of Canada’s Most Common Medical Conditions and the Least Understood Pain is a ...

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