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Essential Magnesium

Magnesium can be found in most life on planet earth. It is not only found abundantly in the earth’s crust and seawater but also inside the human body.1 You may be asking why is magnesium important to me? Simply put, magnesium is an essential nutrient your body needs.

Proper magnesium levels may help maintain good cardiovascular health,* normal heart rhythms,* and proper muscle function.* Magnesium also supports the processes involved in learning and memory.* Despite this, 7 out of 10 Americans don’t get enough magnesium from their diet.2 The required magnesium daily dose is set by the National Institute of Health and varies depending on your age and sex. Insufficient levels do not produce obvious symptoms in the short term, but over a longer period of time can lead to magnesium deficiency.3

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

  1. Hanusa, TP. Mg. Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed April 2016.
  2. USDA Agricultural Research Service. Accessed April 2016.
  3. Magnesium. Office of Dietary Supplements; National Institutes of Health. Accessed April 2016.