Chef Sharon Comment: If I don’t have a magnesium deficiency, I have 90% of the symptoms. I’ve been a borderline diabetic all my life. It never changes no matter how much I change my diet. I’m going to try to remedy some of these symptoms by taking a magnesium supplement.
Did you know that the amount of magnesium found in the blood does not indicate how much is found in the cells? Similarly, you could have a sufficient amount of vitamin B12 in your blood, but your body may not be utilizing it. This is something to consider when deciding on supplementation of vitamins and minerals. Standard blood tests don’t tell the full story – only that it is present or not present in the blood. Don’t you think it’s time to develop more sophisticated blood tests that give an accurate assessment of how your body is utilizing specific nutrients/ could it be that difficult? Or is the scientific community getting lazy?
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Magnesium deficiency is much more prevalent in common population than we think. It is a serious problem that can have devastating health effects on the body. Mild ones include vomiting, muscle aches and sleep problems. Serious life threatening ones include depression, anxiety, arrhythmias and diabetes mellitus type 2. Supplementation of magnesium and increased dietary intake can prevent a person from all of these damaging effects of magnesium deficiency…
FINISH READING: 15 Warning Signs of Magnesium Deficiency | A2Z Healthy – Page 15
In another article: Magnesium is a vital nutrient in the body that is obtained mainly from fruits and vegetables. It is considered an ‘Electrolyte’, meaning that it helps to carry electrical impulses throughout the body. It is present in VERY large amounts INSIDE of each and every single cell in your body and its movement out of and back into the cells is what makes muscular contraction and thought even possible.
Note: This should be of interest to animal-eaters, specifically those on a paleo diet. If they want to preserve their muscle strength and mental acuity, they may want to include more of nature’s electrolyte in their diet or add a supplement.
Foods most rich in magnesium are high fiber foods, which leaves flesh, blood and milk off the table.