What is Magnesium? Magnesium is an essential mineral for human health. Necessary for over 300 chemical reactions in the human body, it has a fundamental role for the functioning of muscles and nerves ; strengthens the immune system ; helps maintain normal blood glucose levels and maintains bone health .
Since only about 30-40% of the magnesium present in food is assimilated by the body , the use of food supplements is often useful.
In this section you will find all the magnesium-based food supplements of the best brands such as: Natural Point , Equilibra and Solgar .
The benefits of magnesium
Magnesium is used today mainly to treat:
- Muscle cramps and bone fragility;
- Irritability, fatigue and psycho-physical stress;
- Unrefreshing sleep;
- Colorectal tract disorders.
In recent years, its use has also proven beneficial for the management of symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome.
How to take magnesium?
Magnesium is now available in multiple compounds. The most easily absorbed formulations include magnesium aspartate, magnesium citrate, magnesium lactate or magnesium chloride.
Magnesium is now on the market in different formats, to make it easy and safe to take. At Naturitas you can find the one that best suits your needs.
If you prefer a powder product, our wide selection includes, for example, the Supreme Magnesium from Natural Point or the Principium Magnesium complete with Biosline . In our catalog, however, you can also find magnesium in tablets and capsules or other formats including Equilibra Magnesium or Longlife Magnesium 188 .
The daily requirement of magnesium depends on age and gender. In general it is estimated that an adult man should take around 300-500 mg of magnesium per day.
Whichever format you choose, take magnesium strictly between meals so that it is properly absorbed and can bring all its benefits.
It is important not to exceed the daily doses recommended by the manufacturers to avoid incurring temporary but annoying side effects. An excessive consumption of magnesium can in fact cause: diarrhea, nausea and abdominal cramps.