Were you aware that Magnesium is used by TRILLIONS of cells in your body to perform hundreds of different processes on a daily basis? Not only does it play an essential role in how your body metabolises food, produces hormones, deals with stress and anxiety but also is highly crucial for muscle relaxation and recovery, bone health and sleep regulation. This means one thing. Magnesium is your buddy! It is a vital nutrient. It’s important that you get plenty of it as you use it all the time and doesn’t take long for the body to chew through its magnesium supply.
Reason 1 - Almost a third of Kiwi’s are not meeting their minimum daily requirements of Magnesium
Reason 2 - You are loosing/using too much Magnesium on a daily basis!
Reason 3 - STRESS!
Reason 4 - Sleep & Fatigue.
Reason 5 - Reducing Aches, Cramps and Spasms
Reason 6 - Heart Health
The benefits of Magnesium isn’t just limited to these options listed above. You can help optimise your health in so many categories including helping reduce suffering from muscle tension, pain, fatigue, poor sleep, heart health issues, stress and helping with female hormone imbalances. The reason why you seek out magnesium supplementation will influence which magnesium is the best for you. Lots of magnesium supplements will contain co-factors - ingredients to help the magnesium do it’s job better! The best supplement for you will have a comprehensive and synergistic formula to align with your health needs. Below we will discuss our favourite options in terms of which brand to take and we will explain how different magnesiums are absorbed differently.
Different Forms of Magnesium and How it Affects Absorption
Magnesium Oxide & Magnesium Citrate
- Therefore cannot be effectively used to replenish Magnesium stores.
- What isn’t absorbed draw water into the bowel and have a diarrhoea like effect.
- These magnesiums are primarily recommended to help with slow bowel effect or constipation