Magnesium is one of the most important minerals found in the human body and is vital to our health, playing a key role in conversion of food to energy, maintaining the health of bones and teeth and supporting muscle function and the nervous system. Magnesium also plays a role in our mental well-being by maintaining psychological functions.
Helps to release energy from food the food we eat
Magnesium helps to release energy from food, therefore contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism. Maintaining optimal levels within the body contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.
Magnesium supports the normal functioning of the nervous system. It plays an active role in the transport of calcium and potassium ions across cell membranes, a process that is important to nerve impulse conduction, muscle contraction, and normal heart rhythm.
Supports bodily functions important for healthy bones
Magnesium helps make sure the parathyroid glands work normally. The parathyroid glands produce hormones important for bone health.
Magnesium, which is found in green vegetables including spinach, nuts and whole grains, is essential in calcium metabolism and the production of enzymes and proteins.
Magnesium deficiency is high in the UK
It is estimated that over half the UK population do not consume enough magnesium in their diet. Two tablets of Just Vitamins Magnesium provides 100% of your NRV (375mg) of this essential mineral.