Benefits of magnesium
- Alleviates muscle cramps, tension and stiffness
Magnesium is important for boosting muscle function and health. It plays a huge role in muscle contraction and is able to relieve sore, tensed up and cramped muscles.
- Improves bone health
This mineral maintains healthy bones by determining the cell types needed for bone growth and repair. Additionally, it strengthens bone density.
- Boosts heart health
Having sufficient magnesium in your body could potentially lead to a decreased risk of heart disease as your body is able to regulate blood pressure and sugar levels better.
- Supports nervous system health
Magnesium has an integral role in nerve transmission, which sends messages in your brain and nervous system.
- Supports general health and wellbeing
Daily dosage of magnesium
The daily recommended dosage is
- 1 - 3 years: 80mg
- 4 - 8 years: 130mg
- 9 - 13 years: 240 mg
- 14 - 18 years: 360mg (females), 410mg (males)
- 19 - 30 years: 310mg (females), 400mg (males)
- 31 - 50+ years: 320mg (females), 420mg (males)
Most individuals are able to obtain the daily recommended intake of magnesium through the food we eat.
However, there may be certain medical conditions that require you to take supplements to meet the intake requirements. You are encouraged to seek advice from a health professional before starting on supplements.
Blackmores Singapore’s magnesium supplements are highly concentrated and formulated with more than one form of the mineral. These highly-reviewed products are packed with other vitamins which may include vitamin B and vitamin D.