Magnesium is an important mineral involved in numerous bodily processes and biochemical reactions. You might not be getting sufficient magnesium even if you’re consuming a healthy diet. What are the health benefits of magnesium? What are the signs of a magnesium deficiency? What are the best food sources of magnesium on keto?
What is Magnesium?
Magnesium is a mineral found in the sea, earth, plants, humans, and animals. Around 60% of the magnesium in your body is in the bone, and the rest is in the soft tissues, fluids, and muscles.
Enzymes perform biochemical reactions in your body, and magnesium acts as a helper molecule or cofactor. For example, magnesium helps:
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