Magnesium is a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate diverse biochemical reactions in the body, including protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and blood pressure regulation [1-3]. Magnesium is required for energy production, oxidative phosphorylation, and glycolysis.
|Category||Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA)|
|14-18 years||360 mg/day|
|19-30 years||310 mg/day|
|31 years and over||320 mg/day|
|Pregnant||Under 19 years: 400 mg/day 19 to 30 years: 350 mg/day 31 years and up: 360 mg/day|
What are the symptoms of magnesium deficiency?
Quick relief of muscle pain:
Add 1/4 cup of epsom salt to 1 cup of water, put in spray bottle.
Shake well. Spray on body to relieve aches and pains.