As we age it is very common in our population to have low magnesium levels. This can lead to an increased risk of reduced bone density,fractures and osteoporosis. When it comes to bones, most people supplement with calcium, but without magnesium, calcium cannot be absorbed. On its own, calcium can build up in the body and cause calcification and hardening of the arteries.
A number of studies have shown that dietary magnesium intake from foods rich in magnesium, such as dark leafy greens, nuts, seeds and avocados, do not necessarily increase magnesium levels. Studies have shown that magnesium supplementation is associated with improved bone mineral density and reduced risk of fractures.
Magnesium taken in supplemental form has to pass through the digestive system and less than 40% is absorbed into the blood.
Transdermal absorption, or through the skin, is the best way to increase Magnesium levels.
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