In areas of the world where the Magnesium content of drinking water is high (up to 150 mg per litre), there is an average 13% lower incidence of heart disease.
Role In Our Body
- Helps us absorb and utilise nutrients from food.
- Helps convert blood sugar to energy.
- Assists in correct muscle action.
- Protects and maintains our nervous system.
- Helps maintain correct acidity of our blood.
- Assists in holding Calcium in our bones and teeth.
- Forms outer tooth enamel.
- Helps regulate growth in children.
- Helps control cholesterol levels.
- Depression, nervousness, confusion, epilepsy, convulsions.
- Lack of coordination. Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI or OOS).
- Muscle cramps, numbness, tingling, trembling hands.
- High cholesterol levels, irregular heart beat, heart attack, stroke, clogged and hardened arteries.
- Calcium build-up (stones) in kidneys and urinary system.
- Prostrate swelling.
- Weak bones and easily decayed teeth.
- Low energy and tiredness.
- Premenstrual tension.
- Unpleasant body odour.
- Loss of appetite. Nausea.
- Hyperactivity and attention disorders in children (ADD).
Good Sources Of Magnesium
- Green Leafy Vegetables (Spinach, Kale)
- Fruit (Figs, Avocado, Banana & Raspberries)
- Nuts & Seeds
- Legumes (Black beans, Chickpeas & Kidney beans)
- Seafood (Salmon, Mackerel, Tuna)