INTRODUCING YOUR NEW BFF... DOUBLE STRENGTH MAGNESIUM!!

As a dietary source, Magnesium is naturally found in many of our favourite foods, including black beans, avocado, nuts, seeds, leafy greens and whole grains. However, most of us don’t consume the recommended daily intake of Magnesium, which is mainly attributed to poor soil quality and a low consumption of Magnesium-rich foods. Our NEW Magnesium formula contains three powerful forms of Magnesium, each with a specific benefit. 


Magnesium Glycinate

Magnesium Glycinate is the salts of organic acids, and is generally found in more expensive supplements. This has a higher bioavailability and increased absorption than other forms of Magnesium. 


Magnesium Citrate

Magnesium Citrate can be beneficial for constipation, as it attracts water to your intestines, leading to softer stools and reducing the need to push. Overall, it helps to increase bowel movement frequency and improves consistency, straining and other fun symptoms. 


Magnesium Amino Acid Chelate

Magnesium amino acid chelate has significantly higher absorption rates than other forms of Magnesium, especially in relation to Magnesium Oxide. 


Now, why do we love Magnesium so much?

  1. Muscle relaxation and bone support
    Magnesium helps reduce muscle cramps when dietary intake is inadequate. It can support muscle relaxation, function, contraction and bone density. Magnesium is involved in energy metabolism, and helps maintain normal muscle contraction and relaxation. Say goodbye to achy breaky muscles!

  2. Better sleep!
    Magnesium helps improve your sleep by regulating specific receptor systems. It can also influence the neurophysiologic and neuroendocrine mechanisms involved in sleep. A deficiency in Magnesium can negatively affect the quality of your sleep.

  3. Nervous system health
    Magnesium plays an essential role in nerve transmission and neuromuscular function, and can therefore play a part in neurological conditions. Low Magnesium levels may cause stress in your body! Magnesium helps activate your parasympathetic nervous system, which is responsible for helping your body enter into a calm, relaxed state. How blissful!

  4. Heart health 
    Another reason to heart Magnesium! A sufficient Magnesium intake is linked to lower risks of cardiovascular complications such as metabolic syndrome, diabetes, high blood pressure and other heart conditions. 

  5. Sugar and carbohydrate metabolism
    Magnesium assists with sugar and carbohydrate metabolism, as well as protein synthesis. Insulin secretion also requires Magnesium. Inadequate Magnesium intake can lead to problems with insulin secretion, so get popping our Magnesium pills pronto! 

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