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Pertinent daily role of magnesium in the body

Most people are aware of the important role of calcium in the body. Magnesium and calcium go hand in hand, especially in relation to bone health, and also to ensure proper nerve impulse transmission. Magnesium has an influence on the metabolism and regulation of calcium so it is important to have a good dietary balance of both these important minerals. In fact magnesium is needed in order for calcium to be bound to tooth enamel.

Beneficial properties of Zinc use within the human body

Zinc is found in every cell in the body and is a component in over 200 enzymes, more than any other mineral.

Ring road project is out of sync with our legal obligations on carbon reduction, says Connolly

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Building the N6 road is one of the most "blatant examples of a human activity which will certainly increase our emissions and our dependence on cars", Dep Catherine Connolly told the An Bord Pleanala oral hearing into the project on Monday.

Pesticides detected in Louisburgh drinking water supply

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An exceedance for the pesticide, MCPA, has been detected in the public drinking water supply in Louisburgh.

Intake of Chromium essential for blood sugar control

Chromium is an essential trace mineral which forms a major part of Glucose Tolerance Factor (GTF) in the body, being responsible for the proper use of glucose.

Embrace the weekend with a savoury homemade pizza

What better way to embrace the weekend than treating yourself to a homemade pizza? Avoca’s bianca pizza with broccoli, mozzarella, and sage is a simple yet delicious flavour combination. Best of all, it can be made straight from a cast iron skillet on the hob, just top it off in the oven to give it some golden crisp.

Pyrite remedial scheme welcome news for 350 Mayo home owners

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The details of a pyrite remedial scheme for up to 350 north Mayo households was welcomed by elected members of Mayo County Council this week.

Further pesticide exceedance detected in Newport area

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Irish Water has detected an exceedance for the pesticide MCPA in the Newport public water supply which sources its water from the Newport River. While there is no threat to public health, it is imperative that users of pesticides are mindful of best practice when spraying their lands. This comes following compliant water samples in the month of April and is disappointing news for people on this water supply.

Zinc and its many health benefits for the body

Zinc is found in every cell in the body and is a component in over 200 enzymes, more than any other mineral. Zinc is stored in muscle, red and white blood cells, bone, skin, kidneys, liver, pancreas, retina and prostate in men.

SILVER LINING FOUND IN BATTLE WITH SUPERBUGS!

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Looking back in history, colloidal silver was the number one remedy to stop the spread of viruses. Colloidal silver is claimed to be anti-viral, anti-fungal and a great infection fighter.

 

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