You may NOT need extra magnesium if:
1. You are NOT consuming excessive amounts of calcium (in dairy foods or supplements)
2. You regularly consume dark green leafy vegetables and dark chocolate.
3. You DON'T live an overly stressful life, or drink excessive amounts of alcohol, tea, or coffee, or consume a lot of sugar
However, given the many factors (E.g. stress, caffeine, sugar, alcohol, diuretics) depleting what meager amount of Mg we manage to obtain, it is wise to consider supplementing this vitally important mineral.
This questionaire can help determine if you are deficient in Mg.
The reality is that most of the world is magnesium-deficient
Magnesium intakes are less than the RDA. Itself woefully under-rated, with the result that >70% of US population may be Mg-deficient -
Today's lifestyle and diet promotes a greater need for magnesium than in the past. You can read about Why are we Mg-deficient? -
Chronic low-level inflammation (CLII) involved in almost all health problems
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