Are You Deficient in Magnesium?

Most Americans consume less of this mineral than the recommended daily intake, with elderly men and adolescent females most likely to have low intakes.

Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency

  • loss of appetite
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • weakness
  • numbness
  • tingling
  • cramps
  • abnormal heart rhythms

What are some good sources of Magnesium??

 Nuts, grains, and green leafy veggies are good dietary sources. Magnesium is also available in supplement form.

Sources: 

“Magnesium,” University of Maryland Medical Center, http://umm.edu, 2011

“Magnesium: Health Professional Fact Sheet,” Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health, http://ods.od.nih.gov

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