Magnesium is important mineral for your body. Magnesium is involved in more than 300 metabolic processes in our body.
Magnesium is a natural anti-stress mineral that helps the body to relax. It plays an important role in combating anxiety and stress and it is important for the health of blood vessels, blood, bones, heart, muscles and nerves. But, let’s back to our topic.
Symptoms Of Magnesium Deficiency:
Persistent craving for chocolate;
Prone to depressive states;
High blood pressure;
Anxiety and restlessness;
Cold hands and feet;
Sensitive teeth and lose;
Painful menstruation and severe PMS;
Discomfort in the legs;
Difficult bladder control;
Poor memory, confusion etc.
Of course, if you have any of these problems, it does not necessarily mean that your body lacks this mineral, but you should definitely check it out.
Magnesium is a partner with calcium – when the body lacks calcium, as a rule, lacks magnesium. Studies shown that more than 70% from people in USA have magnesium deficiency.
Usually, fresh food that is rich in calcium has magnesium also. If you want to consume magnesium through food, here are some foods where you can find magnesium:
Almond, avocado, sesame, sunflower seeds, soybeans, dark green vegetables, apples, lemon, celery, brown rice, potatoes, fish, bananas, dark chocolate, dried fruit (especially figs and apricots).
Daily recommended intakes:
Kids: 170 mg per day
Women: 280 mg per day
Pregnant women: 350 mg per day
Men: 350 mg per day