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Magnesium Benefits

Magnesium Benefits

Pure MagnesiumEvery cell in your body contains magnesium (Mg) and uses it in many ways in order to function.  Without an adequate supply of magnesium on hand, the cells of the body must ration its usage, which is never good.  A large portion (50-60%) of this mineral is in our bones. The rest is in our muscles, soft tissues, and fluids, including only a small amount in blood, which is tightly regulated for heart and muscle function. 

In short, supplementing with magnesium is one of the best things a person can do to help improve and maintain their holistic health.  Literally the widest majority of bodily functions are improved by having plentiful magnesium on hand so rationing isn’t necessary. 

One of Mg’s main roles is acting as a cofactor or “helper” to hundreds of enzyme-driven pathways in the body. While there are over 300 separate enzyme-driven pathways that depend on magnesium, when considering all the physiologies it’s involved in there are thousands of biochemical reactions impacted, a few broad categories of which are listed below:

What does magnesium do?

  • Energy creation: converting food into energy
  • Metabolism
  • Waste/toxin elimination
  • Nutrient transport
  • Protein formation: creating new proteins from amino acids
  • Gene maintenance: helping create, read, and repair DNA and RNA
  • Muscle movements: aiding in muscle contraction and relaxation
  • Nervous system regulation: regulating neurotransmitters sending messages throughout your brain and nervous system
  • Hormone creation and signaling
  • Organ function
  • Immune function

Benefits of Magnesium: 

  • Heart health: blood pressure, atherosclerosis
  • Mood: anxiety, depression, stress
  • Digestion, mineral absorption, activation of vitamin D
  • Muscle cramps, spasms, Restless Leg Syndrome, tics, hyperexcitability, fidgeting
  • Bone health, osteoporosis
  • Blood sugar, diabetes
  • Some cancers
  • Hormones, PMS
  • Migraines, headaches
  • Sleep
  • Inflammation, pain
  • Exercise performance
  • Autism, ADD
  • Asthma
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Energy
  • Cellular Repair
  • Fighting germs

Magnesium Deficiency:

It has been estimated that up to 80% of individuals are magnesium (Mg) deficient. Unfortunately, the problem goes beyond that.  Commercially raised plants and animals also have widespread Mg deficiency. It has become very difficult to consistently get enough from food alone, even for those that focus on a healthy diet.   Supplementation helps ensure we get enough of this precious mineral.  

While the RDA of 400 mg of Mg is considered a good initial target, most people find they benefit from significantly higher amounts.  It is important to realize that there is a big difference between “enough magnesium” and the “amount the body can actually put to use”.  It’s also important to keep in mind that personal demand varies daily. Learn more about dialing into your magnesium needs here.

What Makes Our Magnesium Different?

Our premium magnesium supplements are pure & expertly formulated for a broad, gentle impact.

It starts with getting exactly what is listed on the bottle as elemental magnesium without harmful fillers. Beyond that, we have packed a lot more valuable nutrients into the bottle other than Magnesium itself.  Each of our formulas is unique in the market, optimized to provide the body with a wide basket of nutrients to fully utilize other nutrients and provide additional health benefits. The combined value of our proprietary ingredients is the “secret sauce” that produces markedly different health results in our clients. This is due to a host of other beneficial and synergistic nutrients, such as a healthy dose of vitamin C as one example. Many other forms of magnesium on the market will not be able to provide the same broad level of holistic health impact as ours and our customers notice the difference themselves.

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