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1. What is magnesium good for?
Magnesium fulfils many vital functions in the human organism. Magnesium is important for communication between nerve cells and muscle cells. The mineral is involved in the formation of bones and teeth. Magnesium is of great importance for fat and carbohydrate metabolism. In addition, the mineral is essential for normal energy metabolism. Magnesium activates the fuel of the cells (adenosine triphosphate, ATP for short), which is needed in large quantities as an energy supplier during muscle work. In addition, about 300 enzymes are activated in the organism.
2) What is the daily requirement of magnesium?
According to the recommendation of the German Nutrition Society (DGE), adults should consume approx. 300-400 mg of magnesium per day. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), which sets the NRV, recommends 350 mg of magnesium per day for men and 300 mg for women. Children should consume between 170-300 mg of magnesium depending on their age.
3. Where is magnesium found?
- Grain products: Whole grains, flaxseeds, sesame seeds Flaxseeds.
- Nuts: Brazil nuts, peanuts, cashew nuts
- Drinks: mineral water
- Sweets: Dark chocolate
- Green vegetables: spinach, chard, kohlrabi, broccoli
- Fruits: blackberries, kiwi, pineapple, oranges
- Fish: Herring, salmon, trout
- Dairy products: Eggs, milk, yoghurt
- Meat: poultry, veal, pork
4. Symptoms of magnesium deficiency
A magnesium deficiency is defined as a too low concentration of magnesium in the blood. In medicine, a magnesium deficiency is called hypomagesemia. A magnesium deficiency is very often noticeable through muscle cramps, fatigue, brittle nails, gastrointestinal complaints or tooth decay. In addition, eyelid fluttering, tingling or numbness can occur as signs of a magnesium deficiency. There is also often an undetected deficiency of magnesium in heart disease, high blood pressure, circulatory disorders or muscle weaknesses. The vital mineral is essential for neuronal excitation transmission of nerve and muscle cells. If the magnesium stores are not properly filled, this also has a negative effect on the performance of the nervous system.
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5. Conclusion: What is magnesium good for?
Magnesium fulfils many different processes in the human organism. If the body lacks magnesium, it can lead to cramps and overstimulation of the muscles. Long-term consequences of a magnesium deficiency can be calcification of blood vessels and kidneys. For this reason, one should always make sure that a sufficient magnesium supply is always guaranteed. In case of a deficiency, one should change one's diet and preferably supplement magnesium in the form of dietary supplements.