Magnesium, Minerals & Sweetners
Magnesium, Minerals & Sweeteners
Magnesium deficiency causes for the average human being magnesium deficient.
- Soil depletion
- GMO, Hybridized and modified foods.
- Medications can block the absorption or overuse (dietetics) magnesium in detoxification.
- Digestive issues, leaky gut, etc.
- Chemicals in our environment, food, and water
- Lack of good bacteria in the gut microbiome
- Your personal Magnesium burn rate (stress and activity levels).
- Too high calcium and Iron levels.
- Copper deficiency (deficiency of copper causes iron molecules to take oxygen from Magnesium).
What does Magnesium do?
- Helps regulate electrolytes (Potassium, sodium, and calcium)
- Essential for cellular health.
- Needed for over 300 biochemical functions.
Warning signs of too little magnesium or potassium
- Abnormal heart rhythms
- Acid reflux or regular heartburn
- Anxiety, irritability, and stress
- Chocolate cravings
- Cramp’s legs and joints
- Damage to nerve cells, which can lead to depression
- High blood pressure
- Hormone imbalances
- Insomnia and fatigue
- Loss of appetite
- Migraine headaches (Magnesium relaxes blood vessels)
- Muscle soreness and pain / Fibromyalgia
- Osteoporosis / bone density
- Sugar cravings
- Tingling and muscle cramps and contractions
- Type 2 Diabetes
Magnesium requirement baseline:
10mg/kg of body weight, increase if you are under severe stress or performing heavy exercise routines.
Magnesium and potassium-rich foods
- Black beans (rinsed)
- Dark Chocolate (Cacao or Cocoa)
- Nuts (Almonds, walnuts)
- Pumpkin seeds
- Oats, Quinoa, and other ancient grains.
- Rice’s (preferably not white)
- Swiss chard
- Yogurt and Milk Kefir