Magnesium is gaining increasing popularity and interest among athletes and non-athletes. The mineral is known as a relaxation mineral and is essential for our metabolism to work probably. If you want to try out our Q-Complex containing organic magnesium, you can purchase it here.
Foods High in Magnesium
We need to supply the body with magnesium. Indeed, the mineral is not only found in various kinds of supplements. Magnesium-rich foods include almonds, bananas, broccoli, spinach etc. Several other sources can be named as well, so take a look at the declaration next time you are in the supermarket. You might get surprised! A rule of thumb is to look for the mineral in grain products, milk and vegetables.
Note: The Reference Daily Intake for Magnesium is 375 mg according to Danish Food Control. Magnesium deficiency symptoms are tremors, convulsions and mental disorders but also stress and muscle cramps can be a cause of magnesium deficiency.
But What This Blog post is All About …
Plenty of people have written about magnesium’s effect on sleep quality. A quick search on Google shows more than 2.470.000 results! A large number of these results are people, who explain their personal experience with the mineral and its effect on improved sleep quality.
Magnesium helps the body to fall into a relaxing state. As stated earlier, the mineral plays an important role in our bodies biological functions. It helps the muscles to relax. What it also does is to decrease cortisol. Research has shown that cortisol is a stress hormone, which can make it hard for us to get a good night’s sleep.
If you have tried sleeping pills without success, consider Magnesium as a supplement before going to bed. The mineral is healthy and has a positive impact on your sleep. What’s not to like?
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