Do you get mad chocolate cravings, muscle cramps, anxiety, irritability, mood swings, trouble getting your z’s and constipation from time to time?? If any of these common complaints are ringing your bell then you may be low in magnesium.
In fact, it’s one of the most common minerals for people to be lacking. Magnesium is required by the body for over 300 different enzymatic processes around the body to work optimally.
Magnesium is important for the nervous system and for muscle function. It contributes to a healthy immune system, keeps the heart beat stable and contributes to strong bones. Its also required to even out blood glucose levels and helps with energy and protein production within the body.
Lots of the smoothie recipes in the SJH 30 day smoothie hormone challenge feature magnesium rich ingredients such as leafy greens especially spinach, avocado, nuts and seeds. Increasing these foods are some of the easiest and most economical ways to boost your magnesium levels! So you can work on all those pesky symptoms of magnesium insufficiency in one fell swoop all before 10am! Who knew….