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The Ultimate Guide to Magnesium Supplements

Are you wondering what magnesium supplements are and if you need them? Find your ultimate guide to understanding magnesium supplements.

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Choosing the Right Type of Magnesium

Have you ever found yourself questioning why that magnesium supplement you’ve been taking doesn’t seem to deliver the results you expected? The answer might lie in the type of magnesium you’re using. 

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8 Unexpected Signs You Could Be Low in Magnesium

Ever wake up with a sore jaw or notice wear on your teeth? It might not be just stress or a restless night’s sleep—it could be your body’s way of crying out for more magnesium. Magnesium is a crucial mineral involved in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body, yet many of us don’t get enough. Here are eight unexpected signs you might be low in magnesium and why it's important to pay attention.

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HEALTH AND WELLNESS | 3 Min Read

How Magnesium Boosts Your Energy Levels

Magnesium is a vital mineral that plays a key role in over 300 biochemical reactions in your body. From helping your muscles to function properly to ensuring your brain operates smoothly, magnesium is indispensable. One of its primary functions is to help convert the food you eat into energy. When you're low in magnesium, these enzymatic reactions become less efficient. As a result, your body may struggle to produce energy from the nutrients you consume, leaving you feeling tired and fatigued even if your diet is balanced.

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HEALTH AND WELLNESS | 4 Min Read

Magnesium For Muscle Cramps & Stiffness

Do you ever find yourself wincing from a sudden muscle cramp or struggling with persistent stiffness that just won't budge?...
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Magnesium & Cortisol

We dive into the intricate connection between these vital elements and uncover natural pathways to stress relief and relaxation. From understanding cortisol's role as the body's stress hormone to exploring how magnesium supplementation can restore balance. Experience the benefits of magnesium-rich relaxation and embark on a journey towards holistic well-being today.

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Interviews | 3 Min Read

Embarking on a Holistic Wellness Journey: Interview with Dr. Monique Zammit

Monique, a passionate and registered Osteopath with a double degree from RMIT University, brings a holistic approach to healthcare, driven by her personal journey from dance injuries to a commitment to Paediatric and Women's health. Her dedication to community extends beyond clinical practice, as she shares her expertise both as a dance teacher and through her advocacy for 'movement as medicine'. Inspired by her own experiences, Monique integrates transdermal magnesium into her practice, witnessing its efficacy in alleviating various conditions. With a focus on personalised care and patient empowerment, Monique's unique blend of osteopathic expertise and natural remedies fosters well-being at every stage of life.

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Discover The Natural Solution To Chronic Pain

Discover the natural solution to chronic pain! Explore the transformative benefits of topical magnesium, backed by real success stories and practical tips for pain relief.

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How Topical Magnesium Works

Topical magnesium is a powerful tool for enhancing your wellbeing, thanks to its ability to be absorbed through the skin. This blog explores the various forms of topical magnesium, such as sprays, oils, creams, and bath salts, and delves into the science behind skin absorption. We'll discuss the factors that influence how well your skin absorbs magnesium, the benefits of applying it directly to targeted areas, and the advantages of avoiding digestive issues associated with oral supplements. With insights from key scientific studies, we'll also provide tips on optimising absorption to make the most out of your topical magnesium routine.
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The Amazing Benefits of Magnesium Chloride Flakes and How to use them

Magnesium chloride flakes, found in our bath salts, offer a holistic approach to wellness, in line with Salt Lab’s dedication to quality and sustainability. These flakes, rich in magnesium, play a vital role in over 300 enzymatic reactions within the body, from ATP synthesis to nerve function regulation. Despite its importance, magnesium deficiency is common, exacerbated by stress. While dietary sources like beans and nuts provide magnesium, water enriched with the mineral offers additional benefits, potentially reducing heart disease risks. Incorporating magnesium chloride flakes into baths or foot soaks facilitates transdermal absorption, replenishing the body's magnesium levels and promoting relaxation. Whether for muscle relief, stress reduction, or overall well-being, Salt Lab’s magnesium products offer a natural solution, transforming self-care routines into moments of tranquility.

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Winter Vegetable Soup

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 carrots, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1...
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Magnesium for Immune Health

Magnesium is a bit of an unsung hero when it comes to our immune health. Beyond its well-known benefits for muscles and sleep, magnesium plays a crucial role in regulating our immune response. It helps manage inflammation, boosts our body’s antioxidant defences, and even provides relief from pesky headaches that come with the common cold. By incorporating magnesium into our daily routine through topical applications like sprays and bath salts, we can support our immune system more effectively and enjoy a healthier, more balanced life.

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Shereen Nielsen Interview: Certified Sleep Consultant

Certified Sleep Consultant, Shereen Nielsen, discusses her journey as a sleep consultant and sheds light on common sleep challenges parents face with young children, with a focus on addressing underlying issues interrupting a child’s ability to achieve sleep. Shereen talks about the impact of parental behaviours on sleep outcomes, and the importance of balanced day sleep and nutritional intake for better sleep quality, particularly advocating for addressing nutritional deficiencies!
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Why We Source From The Tibetan Plateau

Have you ever wondered why we source our magnesium from the Tibetan Sea and not the Deep Sea? Learn more about the Tibetan Sea and all of its magical resources. 

Our magnesium is sourced from a Pristine Lake in the Tibetan Sea,  collected from 3200 metres above sea level of the Tibetan Plateau, the salt crystal remains clean and unlike the polluted forms found in the deep sea. By opting for this high-altitude source, we avoid the habitat destruction, chemical pollution, and ecosystem damage that comes with deep-sea extraction. Our commitment to sustainable practices ensure that our magnesium is not only beneficial for your health but also gentle on the planet. 

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RECIPES | 1 Min Read

Magnesium-Rich Chickpea Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Here's a fresh and zesty chickpea salad packed with magnesium and vibrant flavours. Perfect for a light lunch or a hearty side dish, this salad is both nutritious and satisfying.

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RECIPES | 1 Min Read

Magnesium Packed Smoothie Recipe

Get ready to sip on a delicious and nutritious green smoothie that's bursting with magnesium and flavour. Perfect for a refreshing start to your day or a revitalising afternoon boost. Here’s how you can whip up this super smoothie:

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How Magnesium Effects Sugar Cravings.

Do you have intense sugar cravings that you’re having a hard time managing? It may be attributed to a magnesium deficiency. Read more about the role magnesium plays in your everyday life, discussing topics like insulin, neurotransmitter regulation, energy production, and stress management.
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Salt Lab Journal Interview with Ella Pike, The Breath Haus.

Can you tell us a bit about yourself! Well hi, I’m Ella or the breath boss if you will.  i...
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Magnesium's Impact on the Sleep Cycle

Ever find yourself tossing and turning, longing for a good night's sleep? Well, there might be a simple solution: magnesium. Let's explore how this mineral can help you relax, support your body's natural sleep hormones, and guide you through each stage of sleep.
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Vegan Overnight Blueberry Oats

Ingredients: 1 cup rolled oats 1 cup almond milk (or any plant-based milk of your choice) 1 tablespoon chia seeds...
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Avocado & Smoked Salmon Toast

This delightful breakfast combines creamy avocado, savoury smoked salmon, and zesty lemon atop hearty whole grain bread for a nutritious and indulgent treat.  Whether you're looking to treat yourself to a wholesome breakfast or impress guests with a flavourful option, this recipe is sure to hit the spot.
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The Link Between GABA and Magnesium: Your Key to Stress Relief and Anxiety Management

GABA and magnesium work together to promote calmness and tranquility in your body. When GABA levels are optimal, stress feels more manageable, but magnesium steps in to support GABA production when levels dip. Incorporating magnesium into your routine can be a simple yet powerful way to find relief from stress and restore emotional balance.
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Interviews | 3 Min Read

Crafting Scents, Memories, and Sustainability: Ella Walker, Etikette Founder & Director

From Ella Walker's home, Etikette emerged, blending scents and memories into soy wax candles and reed diffusers. Sustainability guides their journey, while stories shared become the true reward—a candle sparking memories, a fragrance bridging distances. Amidst motherhood's chaos, Ella finds solace in quiet rituals, while Etikette looks to the future with anticipation, ready to unveil new horizons—a testament to scent's enduring power.

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HEALTH AND WELLNESS | 3 Min Read

Magnesium For Hair Thinning

Discover the transformative potential of magnesium for combating hair thinning and promoting scalp health. Delve into the multifaceted benefits of topical magnesium application as we explore its role in enhancing blood circulation, reducing stress, regulating calcium levels, and tempering inflammation. 
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