Where else can I get magnesium ?
Two common food sources of magnesium include whole grains (e.g., brown rice, oat bran, whole wheat), dark green leafy vegetables, nuts and beans.
Who may need this product?
If your diet is lacking in magnesium-rich foods, such as whole grains and leafy green vegetables, a magnesium supplement may be a good choice to help meet your body's needs. Magnesium is a common nutrient shortfall across ages and genders – almost 45% of Americans do not meet the recommended daily intake of magnesium. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) has listed magnesium as a “nutrients of concern” due to many Americans not consuming adequate intake. Others who may be at a higher risk for a magnesium shortfall include those with gastrointestinal disorders, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, or take multiple medications. A recent study showed that people who sleep less than 7 hours a night are more likely to lack the recommended levels of magnesium in their diet.1
What does magnesium help with?
Magnesium assists in more than 300 metabolic reactions, helping support nerve and muscle function. It also helps convert food into cellular energy†.
Should I take a magnesium supplement?
If your diet is lacking in magnesium-rich foods, a magnesium supplement may be a good choice to ensure your magnesium needs are met.
What is magnesium?
Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body, with 50 to 60% stored in our bones, 1% found in our blood and the remaining magnesium stored in cells and tissues. Most commonly identified as an electrolyte and touted for its role in maintaining mineral balance, magnesium plays a key role in many bodily functions.†
What is the difference between Magnesium Citrate and Magnesium Oxide?
Magnesium supplements are available in a variety of forms, including magnesium oxide and citrate. Both forms provide good sources of magnesium but differ in absorption and size. Which is better for you in a supplement form? It is often a matter of personal preference. Magnesium citrate is more absorbable than magnesium oxide, but it also contains less magnesium per pill. Some feel they tolerate one better than the other. Both forms can be an important part of your supplement regimen.
When does this product expire?
Please refer to the expiration date on the pack.
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Take daily with water and a meal for optimal absorption.
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CAUTION: If you have kidney disease or are taking any medication, consult your physician before use.
Store in a cool, dry place out of reach of children.