Magnesium: Connecting Human and Planetary Health to the Stars


Our Elemental Origins It is easy for us humans, with our self-proclaimed superior intelligence over other species, and ability to innovate and exploit the natural world to our whims, to forget or ignore that we are in fact part of nature. This is not solely an existential statement, or even an acknowledgement of the dependency … Continue reading Magnesium: Connecting Human and Planetary Health to the Stars

Diabetes History


Ancient Egypt Bakery

Diabetes has been recognized as a medical problem for thousands of years. In Ancient Egypt a condition described by excessive urination, thirst and weight loss was described in hieroglyphics on papyrus; what today we would call type 1 diabetes. Astute physicians at the time prescribed diets of whole grains to limit the symptoms, a revelation modern researchers … Continue reading Diabetes History