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Magnesium in the Red?

February 25, 2016

We’ve got two simple ways to up your Magnesium intake every day

Magnesium is meant to be the fourth most abundant mineral element in the human body, yet many Americans’ diets do not consistently provide enough. Affecting more than 300 bodily enzymes, it helps with everything from energy production to the regulation of body functions. When levels dip into the red, it’s certainly worthy of some attention.

What are some clues of a possible deficiency?

  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting
  • fatigue and weakness
  • numbness and tingling
  • muscle contractions and cramps
  • abnormal heart rhythms

If you’re experiencing these symptoms, it may be time to start thinking about your Magnesium levels. Here are some things you can do to help bring your levels out of the red:

Eat It  Many common foods contain high levels of magnesium—three of the best sources are dark leafy greens, nuts, and seeds. Think fresh salads or tasty homemade trail mixes, blending together brazil nuts, almonds, cashews, and pumpkin seeds.

Think Green  Salus Magnesium is an eco-tonic that can help maintain sufficient intake. Each 20 mL serving provides 250 mg of elemental magnesium in a properly prepared supplement that offers maximum absorption, due to its combination of both magnesium gluconate and citrate, and is safe for long-term use. Part of the 100-year-old Salus Eco-Tonics family, it is thoughtfully prepared in a natural and delicious fruit-juice base along with herbal extracts, then bottled in recyclable glass. All Salus tonics come with a history of dedication to having a positive impact on people’s health, one of the company’s founding principals. It’s also free of gluten, yeast, wheat, dairy, lactose, artificial additives and preservatives, and is non-GMO.

By being aware of the essentials your body might be missing and ways you can top them up, you’ve got the best chance of maintaining optimal magnesium levels throughout your life and being your healthiest self.

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