NUTRITION 101 – MAGNESIUM

NUTRITION 101 – MAGNESIUM

Magnesium is an essential mineral needed by our bodies in large quantities. It’s required for over 300 biochemical reactions yet deficient in much of the population. It’s vital for bone health, regulating muscle & nerve control, energy production, electrolyte balance, protein synthesis, carbohydrate metabolism, heart & blood health. It can also ease muscle tension, relax the nervous system & aid sleep.

Best sources:

  1. Spinach
  2. Swiss chard
  3. Pumpkin seeds
  4. Soybeans
  5. Sesame Seeds
  6. Black beans
  7. Quinoa
  8. Cashews
  9. Sunflower seeds
  10. Buckwheat

Best SHOT sources:  

  1. Roast Butternut Squash Curry (63% RDA)
  2. Mixed Nuts (58% RDA)
  3. Chargrilled Cauliflower & Quinoa Salad (59% RDA)
  4. Protein Smoothie (45% RDA)
  5. Steak Sandwich (44% RDA