Episode #406 – The Vital Role of Magnesium in Cellular Health, Detox and Brain Function with Dr Carolyn Dean

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In This Episode:

In this podcast, I interview the popular author of The Magnesium Miracle, Dr Carolyn Dean, and we do a deep dive into magnesium and how important it is for the many functions of the body.

  • 04:50 What role does magnesium play in the body?
  • 07:00 Why simple minerals are not as simple as we’ve been told.
  • 08:20 Understanding Magnesium ATP
  • 09:35 What are the most common symptoms people experience with magnesium deficiency?
  • 12:35 How flouride is found in most magnesium supplements – beware!
  • 14:45 What is the relationship between magnesium and mitochondrial integrity?
  • 16:00 What is the Recommended Daily Allowance?
  • 18:51 How magnesium helps with neuronal stability (managing cravings)
  • 22:00 Why our society has become too ‘calcified.’
  • 24:10 How magnesium works with Vitamin D
  • 28:45 What is the optimal range for red blood cell magnesium?
  • 32:04 What food is best for taking magnesium naturally? 
  • 37:00 Can we make ultra processed foods healthy?
  • 39:00 The Omega3 and Omega6 imbalance
  • 39:50 What are the different forms of magnesium
  • 45:29 What does Carolyn recommend for magnesium deficiency?
  • 47:45 How to get higher doses of magnesium without taking loads of pills
  • 50:45 How ReMag works for detox (giving the body building blocks)

Did you know that magnesium deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in our society today? Dr. Jockers is addressing the vital role that it plays in maintaining our cellular health, as well as the benefits it has for detox as well as our brain function in today’s super important – and highly informative – episode.

To help us unpack this subject, Dr. Jockers has enlisted the services of Dr. Carolyn Dean – naturopath, medical doctor, and bestselling author of ‘The Magnesium Miracle‘. Carolyn has spent her entire career helping her clients use the gifts of nature to help them feel better and find more energy. She’s way ahead of the game and has over 55 years of experience!

Learn how many other diagnoses could very well just be magnesium deficiency in disguise, as well as the Top 12 Reasons Why Magnesium is Critical for Your Health. 

Discover how magnesium is key for mitochondrial function and integrity, as well as the importance of combining magnesium with other supplements. Manage your magnesium load with the right holistic approach. Improved brain health awaits with The Magnesium Miracle! Please join us.



“Magnesium! It’s an element, it’s a mineral, it’s an electrolyte. And it’s used by 80% of known metabolic functions in the human body.”   

-Dr. Carolyn Dean


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