Sometimes the answers are right underneath our noses. Nuts, spinach, pumpkin seeds and fish. They are just food choices. You don’t have to invest in expensive supplements or take pills every day. Just choose a balanced healthy diet.
I did some research on magnesium and was surprised at how many health benefits there are and how necessary it is for our health. Magnesium allows the body to transmit nerve impulses, regulate body temperature, clean out toxins, produce energy and form healthy bones and teeth.
For women, magnesium keeps osteoporosis that day and relieves premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
But that’s not all. Other crucial health benefits of magnesium include protein synthesis, lung function, boosting the functionality of vitamin B6 and cholesterol, improves muscle function and prevents a multitude of problems such as insomnia, constipation, heart attacks, migraines, kidney stones and hypertension.
So, what should you be eating to make sure you have enough magnesium in your body?
Magnesium treats migraines, insomnia and depression. Studies show that magnesium also treats diabetes. It has been proven that for everyone hundred milligrams of increase in magnesium intake daily, there was a 15% decreasing the risk of developing type two diabetes.
For females 31 years or older it is suggested that you take 320 mg of magnesium a day. For males 31 years and up is recommended to take 420 mg of magnesium per day. Last magnesium is needed per day for younger people and more is needed for pregnant women. Check with your doctor and do you research!
Another great reason to snack on almonds and eat spinach every day! What are your favorite ways of getting magnesium into your diet?