Smorgasbord Health Column – Nutrients the body needs – Magnesium – Deficiency Alert

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Last week I covered calcium which is the richest mineral in our bodies.. the next mineral in the series would have been chromium but I covered that in a post on pre-diabetes earlier in the year: https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2018/02/08/smorgasbord-health-column-pre-diabetes-blood-sugar-control-chromium/

I am skipping through to Magnesium which is a very important ally of Calcium and you can read more about their synergistic relationship here: https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2018/03/15/smorgasbord-health-column-nutrients-that-need-others-to-be-evitamin-c-d-k-calcium-and-magnesiumfficiently-absorbed-by-the-body/

Magnesium – Calcium’s BFF and a deficiency alert

One of the minerals that most people focus on is calcium but it is in fact magnesium or the lack of this mineral in our diet that may be the contributory factor in many of the diseases that we suffer from, particularly as we get older.

Deficiency alert

It is believed that the availability of magnesium in drinking water and in our soil is now greatly decreased.

Not only is the soil depleted but the plants that we eat are…

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