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Magnesium

Wednesday, 18 September 2019  |  Editor
Lack of magnesium can cause serious health issues

About 60% of the magnesium in your body is found in bone and the rest is in muscles, soft tissues and fluids, including blood. Every cell in your body contains magnesium and needs it to function.

Magnesium deficiency can cause many health problem. This deficiency may be because of inadequate intake from food or loss of magnesium from the body. Yet only about 50% of people do not get the recommended daily amount of magnesium from the food they eat.

This article discusses the illnesses that can be caused by magnesium deficiency and some of the symptoms. It also shows which natural foods provide the body with the most magnesium.

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Friday, 16 August 2019  |  Editor
How Important is magnesium?

However much magnesium we take in through our food, nearly all of us need to supplement our diets with extra magnesium.

Good foods for magnesium include spinach, leafy greens, seeds, avocado, almonds, black beans, cacao (real chocolate), and a restricted amount of bananas . . . but it's not often enough.

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Tuesday, 6 August 2019  |  Editor
Ancient Magnesium: Can you afford to do without it?

Magnesium is one of the six essential macro-minerals that comprise 99% of the body’s mineral content. Magnesium helps build bones, enables nerves to function and is essential to the production of energy from food.

Magnesium helps treat headaches, chronic pain, asthma, and sleep disorders. And in recent large scale study, magnesium has been linked to a reduced incidence of conditions such as heart disease, hypertension and diabetes.

 

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Sunday, 17 September 2017  |  Editor
Why we need magnesium

Magnesium is a mineral essential to almost all cells, and is used for over 300 chemical reactions in the body. Most magnesium is stored in the bones and organs, with one of its primary functions being to keep muscles and nerves healthy. It is naturally available in many types of food, yet despite this, magnesium deficiency is extremely common.

In the full article: Why do we need magnesium, natural sources of magnesium, about magnesium deficiency, what if you have too much magnesium, magnesium supplements

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Wednesday, 24 May 2017  |  Editor
Magnesium - The one nutrient we can't do without?

If there’s one nutrient we should all consider supplementing, it’s magnesium. Magnesium is one of the most important elements in our body, being involved in over 300 enzymatic reactions. Up to 60% of it is stored in our skeleton. Therefore, just like calcium, it is important for healthy bones and prevention of conditions such as osteoporosis. Apart from musculoskeletal health, it is also involved in making protein, helping muscle and nerve function, controlling our blood glucose levels, supporting our blood pressure regulation and energy production. In fact magnesium is so essential to so many biological functions, that it’s possibly the one nutrient we can’t do without.

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Tuesday, 7 June 2016  |  Editor
Magnesium: why do we need it

It's not just athletes who suffer from aching, tired muscles and symptoms of fatigue. The stresses and strains of modern day living have made these complaints all too common among many people every day. Conditions ranging from PMS associated muscular cramps and sports related muscle spasms, to more severe cases of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue are becoming increasingly common. Fortunately there are simple nutritional steps which can be taken, incorporating high strength magnesium supplementation, to help combat these complaints.

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