Thursday, 17 November 2016


What are the benefits of magnesium?

Magnesium has many benefits known to health. For example, it proved to have a beneficial effect on
the prevention of heart disease and vascular since studies 1,2 and the emphasis on increasing the suffering of the risk of heart disease in the case of chronic magnesium deficiency.
Moreover, regulatory action at the level of sugar in the blood magnesium is one of the assets in the prevention of type 2 diabetes Magnesium is also known to be useful in the case of the state of tension, anxiety and stress through its effects on muscle relaxation. It can prevent cramping speed (also called "hyper") because of its calming effect. It also limits the responsible spasms of pain, especially during the pre-menstrual

What are our daily magnesium?

1-3 years: 80 mg / day
From 4 to 8 years: 130 mg / day
9-13 years old: 240 mg / day
Women: 14 to 18 years: 360 mg / day
              19 to 30 years: 310 mg / day
              31 and 320 mg / day
Men: 14 to 18 years: 410 mg / day
         19 to 30 years: 400 mg / day
         31 and 420 mg / day

The risk of magnesium deficiency

Magnesium deficiency is difficult to diagnose because it does not cause obvious symptoms.
Magnesium deficiency can nevertheless be manifested in different disorders, ranging from excitement, anxiety, tremors, depression, chest tightness, headache, dizziness, or insomnia. A magnesium deficiency can also lead to convulsions, muscle spasms, cramps, back pain, palpitations or shortness of breath (difficulty breathing =). Finally, it can be chronic deficit also cause heart problems and vascular disease or diabetes

Magnesium-rich foods

Some examples:
100 grams of seafood: 410 mg
100 g of cocoa: 150-400 mg depending on the concentration
100 g almonds: 250 mg
100G bread wholemeal: 80 mg
100 grams of Brazil nuts: 370 mg

Other foods with magnesium intake result in:

Whole grains, dried fruits, chocolate, cabbage, onions, alfalfa, kelp, horsetail, wheat germ and barley, boiled spinach, etc ...


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