Magnesium helps in the development and maintenance of bones. Helps in tissue formation and in maintaining muscle function.

Nutrient Reference Value (NRV)

420 mg

Food sources

  • Whole grains
  • Nuts
  • Seeds
  • Legumes
  • Green leafy vegetables

Problems associated with deficiency

  • Nausea
  • Muscle weakness
  • Twitching
  • Irritability

Potential benefits at recommended levels

  • Maintains proper levels of calcium and potassium
  • Critical component of many vital enzyme reactions
  • Regulates heartbeat, muscle contractions and nerve transmissions
  • Helps maintain strong bones