Mineral (Magnesium)

Mineral (Magnesium)

Who needs it ?

Magnesium strengthens bones and teeth , improves muscle health as it helps them relax , and is therefore very effective in PMS , important for the work of the heart muscle and nervous system .Necessary for energy production .As a co-factor , participates in the activity of many enzymes.


Signs of deficiency

Muscle spasms and tremor( shaking), muscle weakness, insomnia and nervousness, high blood pressure, arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat), constipation, fits and convulsions, hyperactivity , depression, confusion (confusion) , lack of appetite , calcium deposits in soft tissues, kidney stones.

How much?

RDA (recommended daily intake) 300 mg
OPN (optimal daily intake) 500 mg


does not occur if the dose does not exceed 1000 mg.

Recommended foods

Wheat germ ( 490 mg), almonds (270 mg), cashews (267 mg), Brewer's yeast (231 mg), buckwheat flour (229 mg), Brazil nuts (225 mg), peanuts (175 mg), pecans (142 mg), boiled beans (37 mg), garlic (36 mg), raisins (35 mg), green peas (35 mg), potato skins (34 mg), crabs (34 mg).


Vitamins B1, B6, C and D, zinc, calcium and phosphorus.


High levels of calcium, obtained by abundant consumption of dairy products ,proteins, fats, oxalates (spinach and rhubarb), phytates (wheat bran and bread).

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