Did you know.....
Magnesium can be found in your bones and can also relate to your energy levels?
If you suffer from muscle cramps, joint pain, migraines, diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, osteoporosis, diabetes, restless legs syndrome, chronic fatigue, depression, anxiety, stress, heart disease, PMS, insomnia, or excessive exercising - magnesium may be of some help to you>
+ Relieves muscle aches and pains
+ Improves quality of sleep
+ Balances hormones
+ Boost energy levels
+ Supports healthy immune function
+ May improve your mood
+ Reduce stress levels
+ Prevent and relieve headaches
+ Alleviate PMS symptoms
Recommended dietary allowances (RDA) for magnesium in adult males and females range between 360-420mg per day.
+ Loss of appetite
+ Nausea or vomiting
+ Fatigue or weakness
+ Muscle cramps
Which foods are high in magnesium??
The average adult is able to obtain their Rda from about 150g of almonds or 1kg of baked potatoes per day!! That's a lot of potato !
Hence the reason many people are required to use a supplement.
Different forms of Magnesium
Magnesium Citrate This type is bound to citric acid, which has easier absorption and has a gentle laxative effect. Magnesium Glycinate: This type has increased bioavailability and has a calming effect. Its mostly used for relaxation, increased sleep quality, and stress relief. Magnesium Oxide: This type is less bioavailable and is generally used to alleviate heartburn and constipation.
When choosing the type of magnesium and dosage that is best for your requirements always consult a health professional.
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