The Magnesium is one of the families of major minerals although it is not as well known as some of the other minerals in the same group. Even though it is not as prominent, the magnesium mineral plays an essential role in about three hundred biochemical processes that take place inside the body.Functionality:
It is essential to maintain both the acid-alkaline balance in the body and healthy functioning of nerves and musclesDeficiency Diseases: Heart disease, Diabetes and Osteoporosis.
Dark green vegetables such as Spinach, Kale, Broccoli and Avocado are excellent magnesium sources. Other magnesium sources include Whole grains, Legumes, Black beans, Brown rice, Lentils, Almonds, Cashews, Peanuts and Peanut butter, Bananas, Soybeans, Wheat bran and Bran flakes, Lean meats, Dry figs, Halibut, Crab and Sardines.Important for:
It is best taken with calcium, iron, B group vitamins as well as vitamin E.Recommended Daily Intake: