?!Why do we need Magnesium in our diet - doctor

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الخميس، 9 يونيو 2022

?!Why do we need Magnesium in our diet


Magnesium is an essential mineral in our bodies, it plays a major role in muscles and nerve functions, and it is important part of many enzymes reactions in the human body

?What is Magnesium good for

  • Cardiovascular health
  • Bone health
  • Premensrtual syndrome (PMS)
  • Mood disorders (anxiety and depression)

?How much Magnesium is needed per day

 For adults: 350_400 mg for men , 310_350 mg for women 
 Pregnant women need about 350_360 mg 
Children under 15 years 80-254 mg, according to their age, gender and weight 
High amount of Magnesium as a supplement  could cause nausea, abdominal cramping and diarrhea

:Sources of Magnesium

Nuts, dark chocolate, seeds, legumes, green vegetables, banana...etc

:Symptoms of Magnesium deficiency

  • Muscle spasms
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fatigue
  • Shaking
  • Headaches
  • Bone weakness
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