Magnesium is one of the most important minerals found in the human body, it is vital to our health and well being by 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.
Increases the absorption of nutrients from the food we eat
Magnesium is a mineral used to aid metabolism, increasing the absorption of nutrients from food. It is the 11th most abundant element by mass in the human body; its ions are essential to all living cells, where they play a major role in manipulating important biological polyphosphate compounds.
Magnesium helps to release energy from food and is important in the development and maintenance of healthy bones, nerves and muscles, including the heart muscle.
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 RDA (375mg) of this essential mineral.