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229: Magnesium Insufficiency: What You Still Don’t Know About This Critical Nutrient with Dr. Carolyn Dean

Jan 22, 2024 | Season 3


In this podcast, join us as we delve into the world of magnesium with Dr. Carolyn Dean, a renowned expert in the field. We explore the pervasive issues of magnesium deficiency, understanding why so many individuals fall short on this essential mineral. Dr. Dean provides valuable insights on whether we should be testing magnesiums, breaks down the different types of magnesium, shares her opinion on the calcium debate, and how we can incorporate more magnesium-rich foods into our diet.

Carolyn Dean MD ND is a medical doctor and a naturopath and best-selling author. She has spent 50+ years committed to applying the science of medicine and the gifts of nature to help people feel better, find more energy, and take control of their personal health. Dr. Dean follows the 2017 revision of 2004’s best-selling book The Magnesium Miracle® with her newest revision Magnesium: The Missing Link to Total Health®.


0:51 Welcome to the Biohacker Babes!

5:02 Dr. Carolyn Dean’s bio

5:48 Biohack Your Beauty Event

6:24 Welcome her to the show!

7:18 Why are so many people magnesium deficient?

13:45 Muscle spasms & magnesium

15:46 Should we be testing or experimenting?

18:18 Ionized Magnesium Test

20:31 Importance of water with minerals

21:29 Different forms of magnesium

26:28 The placebo effect of marketing

28:15 Addressing iodine insufficiency

32:09 Big Pharma: Ignoring side effects

34:58 The Calcium debate

41:10 Magnesium-rich vs processed foods

43:20 Fruit, Triglycerides & the Liver

44:35 Yeast Overgrowth

49:30 Testing magnesium levels

53:17 Her final piece of advice

54:29 Where to find her

54:54 Thanks for tuning in!



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