Magnesium

Make sure you’re getting enough of this multifaceted mineral.

A mineral with many roles

Magnesium is an essential nutrient that supports muscle relaxation, plus nerve, heart, and bone health. And those are only some of its functions. Learn more to find out whether magnesium supplements are right for you.

Understanding Magnesium

There’s more to this mineral than you may know!

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What is magnesium?

Magnesium is a mineral that assists in more than 300 metabolic reactions in the body—from supporting nerve function to regulating muscle function to maintaining bone density.† Magnesium can naturally be found in legumes, nuts, seeds and yogurt.

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Who should take magnesium?

Magnesium has been identified as a common dietary shortfall, which means that supplementation is important for many people. Health experts recommend a daily intake of 400–420 mg/day for men and 310–320 mg/day for women.

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What is magnesium good for?

Magnesium assists hundreds of metabolic reactions, helping support bone health, as well as nerve and muscle function.† As if that wasn’t enough, it also helps convert food into cellular energy.† It’s a mineral with one heck of a job description.

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Magnesium FAQ VIEW ALL FAQ

Explore expert answers to some of the most frequently asked magnesium questions.

  • What does magnesium help with?

    Magnesium assists in more than 300 metabolic reactions, helping support bone health as well as nerve and muscle function. It also helps convert food into cellular energy†.
  • Should I take a magnesium supplement?

    If your diet is lacking in magnesium-rich foods, a magnesium supplement may be a good choice to ensure your magnesium needs are met. Some people need magnesium supplements due to certain medications or health conditions. Talk to your healthcare professional to determine if a magnesium supplement fits into your supplement regimen.
  • What is magnesium?

    Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body, with 50 to 60% stored in our bones, 1% found in our blood and the remaining magnesium stored in cells and tissues. Most commonly identified as an electrolyte and touted for its role in maintaining mineral balance, magnesium plays a key role in many bodily functions.†
  • Where does magnesium come from?

    Common food sources of magnesium include whole grains (e.g., brown rice, oat bran, whole wheat), dark green leafy vegetables, nuts and beans.
  • When does this product expire?

    Please refer to the expiration date on the bottle.