The Benefits of Magnesium

Do you take a magnesium supplement? Or are you worried you are taking medications that leech minerals for your system? Magnesium is utilised in thousands of processes in the body. With the right amount things will run smoothly, but when you are deficient you may experience a number of undesirable side effects. According to an article published in on September 16, 2015*, here are some of the benefits of magnesium and consuming it in the right amount:

Bone Health

Magnesium is important in the formation of bones since it helps in the proper absorption of calcium, as well as activating vitamin D in the kidneys.  Therefore, by taking an optimal amount of magnesium, you can lower your risk of osteoporosis. This is especially important for women of postmenopausal age.

Controlling Diabetes

Magnesium is important in the proper metabolism of carbohydrate and glucose. By increasing your daily intake of magnesium from dietary sources, the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes decreases.

Heart Health

Magnesium plays an important role in the proper function of the muscles and this includes the heart.  Research has found that by increasing your intake of magnesium, your risk of developing hypertension may be greatly reduced.

Premenstrual Syndrome

Magnesium with vitamin B6 is an effective combination for support of alleviating symptoms of premenstrual syndrome. This can be helpful support if you suffer from PMS

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These are just some of the important processes in the body magnesium can help with, and there are thousands more.

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