Magnesium

Did you know... For every molecule of sugar you consume, it takes 54 molecules of magnesium for your body to process it!! Magnesium is a supplement I prescribe often, almost every client I treat.
It’s the most common nutrient deficiency with an estimated 80-90% of the population deficient.

☝🏻It’s involved in over 300 biochemical functions in the body.
☝🏻Most medications deplete magnesium.
☝🏻Food levels of magnesium have declined drastically over the years due to mineral depleted soils.

☝🏻If you sweat excessively, drink fluoridated water, experience anxiety, live a stressful life, eat a diet high in wheat, sugar, caffeine & alcohol— there’s no question— your magnesium deficient.
☝🏻Malabsorption of magnesium due IBS, leaky gut, candida or other gut issues will affect your nutrient status.
☝🏻You need magnesium to absorb calcium & vitamin D.
☝🏻No matter how much vitamin D you take, your body can not properly use it if your deficient in magnesium.
☝🏻Without adequate magnesium extra calcium collects in the soft tissue instead of bone causing calcium deposits in the arteries, organs and brain... which increases risk of arthritis, heart attacks & Alzheimer’s.

☝🏻Magnesium can act at the blood brain barrier to prevent the entrance of stress hormones, it is also necessary for the release and uptake of serotonin.

SYMPTOMS

•Constipation

•Stress
•Anxiety & Depression

•Restless legs
•Muscle cramps
•PMS
•Insomnia •Hormone imbalances

•Low energy

•Headaches

☝🏻Routine blood tests is not an accurate test to detect magnesium deficiency since less than 2% of Mg is in the blood. 🥬

Food Sources

•Dark leafy veggies

•Cacao
•Nuts + Seeds
•Bone broth

💊 Supplements
A highly absorbed, bioavailable, chelates for of Mg is best.
Best taken between meals or before bed on an empty stomach.

Gina x

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