Magnesium is a key mineral in our body. In this article, I outline the key functions of magnesium, the health conditions where it is thought to play a role, as well as critique the different supplemental forms.
Hi, my name is Dr Tim Crowe and I'm a career research scientist and educator with most of this spent in the absolutely fascinating, yet always controversial, area of nutrition. I now work chiefly as a freelance health and medical writer and scientific consultant. You’ll also see me active in the media giving regular TV, radio and newspaper interviews.
I started this website to be proactive in giving credible, evidence-based nutrition messages in plain language. Whether I am writing for health professionals or consumers, my message is always based on current evidence informed by peer-reviewed journal articles, government and peak health body guidelines, and medical experts.
A growing field of research is showing that tea has a role to play in reducing the risk of many chronic diseases. And on top of that, a good cup of tea has a real calming and relaxing effect. So put the kettle on, sit back, and relax, as I explore the health benefits of tea.
Iron deficiency is the world’s most common nutritional disorder. In this post, I explore the functions of iron, its sources and how deficiency is diagnosed and treated.