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Are you Getting Enough Magnesium?

Do you suffer from anxiety, constipation, fatigue, high blood pressure, headaches, hyperactivity, PMS, muscle cramps, eye twitches, memory problems, you could be deficient in magnesium.


Studies have shown that around 50% of the population may have inadequate intake of magnesium.


To boost magnesium naturally, one can consume a rich plant based diet and look to other lifestyle choices. Foods rich in magnesium include vegetables such as leafy greens (spinach, kale, chard, broccoli), and squash. Nuts and seeds like pumpkin, sunflower and sesame seeds, almonds and cashews.Healthy grains such as quinoa or beans such as black beans.


Magnesium baths, using Epsom salts or magnesium flakes can be incredibly relaxing as magnesium can be absorbed very well dermally (through the skin). A night time bath can be bliss.


There are many ways one can experience magnesium depletion from experiencing high level stress, eating processed food including refined carbohydrates. If digestion is not working optimally this can interfere with magnesium absorption. If you suffer with any digestive complaints, a probiotics or digestive enzymes are advisable.


Magnesium is responsible for over 300 metabolic pathways in the body and contributes to: 


- a reduction of tiredness and fatigue

- electrolyte balance

- normal energy-yielding metabolism

- normal functioning of the nervous system

- normal muscle function

- normal protein synthesis

- normal psychological function

- the maintenance of normal bones

- the maintenance of normal teeth

- Magnesium has a role in the process of cell division

Magnesium Citrate is one of the easiest forms of Magnesium for the body to absorb. Troo’s buffered Magnesium Citrate 500mg capsules provide 150mg elemental (active) magnesium in a highly bioavailable form. 


So, if during this time of stress, you require extra support, we find magnesium can really help.

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