According to MEDLINE PLUS,
“Magnesium is an essential mineral for human nutrition”
“Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It helps to maintain normal nerve and muscle function, supports a healthy immune system, keeps the heart beat steady, and helps bones remain strong. It also helps regulate blood glucose levels and aid in the production of energy and protein”.
DID YOU KNOW: Diets high in protein, calcium, or vitamin D will increase the need for magnesium.
PLANT BASED FOODS RICH IN MAGNESIUM:
- BRUSSEL SPROUTS
- ROMAINE LETTUCE
- NUTS AND SEEDS
- UNSWEETENED COCOA POWDER