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What Is The Best Way To Get Magnesium?

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Magnesium may not be the most popular of minerals in the health world, but it plays a major role in the regulatory and biochemical systems of the body. Additionally, low levels of magnesium can negatively impact all areas of your health, including appetite, strength, heart, and mood. But whether or not magnesium is “good for you” wasn’t ever really the question. The more pertinent questions are “how can I get magnesium?” and “which type of magnesium is best?”. (1, 2)

Different Ways To Get Magnesium

So you think you need a little more magnesium in your life, as most people do. But magnesium comes in so many shapes, sizes, and forms that it’s hard to know where to start. If you’re going to add magnesium to your routine, you’re probably looking for the best of the best. At least we think so, because you’re worth it! Let’s talk about some of the different types and which is truly the best.

Magnesium In Food

One way to get magnesium is by adding magnesium-rich foods to your diet such as:

  • Dark, leafy greens
  • Bananas
  • Edamame
  • Avocado
  • Black Beans
  • Nuts and seeds (2)

Unfortunately, this isn’t the most effective way to get the magnesium your body needs. While these foods are great natural sources of the mineral, the soil isn’t as rich as it once was. Studies show that over the course of 100 years vegetables have lost 24% the amount of magnesium they once had. You’d have to make yourself a pretty big salad to get your dose of magnesium for the day. (3)

Magnesium Supplements

Another way to get your daily magnesium dosage is in supplement form. Swallowing a pill or two can be better than desperately trying to extract trace amounts of the mineral from your meals, but even this method has its issues.

First, not all supplements are easy to absorb, meaning your body could end up wasting half of your pills anyway, not to mention the money you paid for them. Second, supplements aren’t location specific. So if you are taking magnesium to help treat a sore muscle or a headache it would take so long for the supplement to find the trouble spot that the pain could have intensified tenfold. And third, who wants to start off every day choking down a bitter-tasting pill? (2)

Magnesium Spray

You may have become discouraged thus far, thinking there is no effective way to up your magnesium dosage. Luckily, this is where magnesium spray comes in. Compared to a pill or powder supplement, magnesium spray cuts out the middleman that is digestion. It is absorbed directly into your skin. This means quicker results, greater relief, and less wasted product. (2)

Magnesium spray is also much more convenient. No throwing your head back to gag down pills or stuffing yourself with extra dinner portions just to reach the recommended dosage. Magnesium spray is small enough to take with you in your backpack, gym bag, or purse to whip out at any moment should you feel the need. Just spray directly on the skin, give it a little massage, and let the magnesium do the rest.

You Deserve The Best Of Magnesium

Trying to get magnesium by way of dieting or supplementing is definitely better than nothing, but you shouldn’t have to settle. Magnesium spray can supply all your magnesium needs, and do it better, faster, and more efficiently than any other method. Frankly, it’s the best. And that is exactly what you deserve.

A Personal Testimonial

Screen-Shot-2019-06-10-at-11.41.03-AM-copy.pngI don’t often align myself with products but this is one that I just had to share! My name is Michelle Toole and I am the founder of Healthy-Holistic-Living.com.

Some of you may already know years ago, I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.

I can still recall what it felt like to have my life change overnight…

I went from an Executive Director of a non-profit organization, running marathons, rock climbing, hiking canyons and kayaking to being completely bedridden and staring at a wall for 15 hours a day.

Of course, I went to see many doctors but unfortunately I didn’t find the help I needed. So, I had to set off on my own journey to learn my true path to healing.

I’d pretty much turned-over every rock trying to find relief for my pain, sleep issues and myriad of other symptoms…

Fast-forward 18 years.

I was determined to climb one of the true wonders of the natural world, Machu Picchu, the mystical home of the Incas in Peru.

It was there, after a grueling day when my feet, knees, legs, and lower back hurt so bad, that I thought I would have to abandon hopes of our next climb which was Rainbow Mountain! That night I pulled out a little spray bottle of “aceite de magnesio” that a friend had given me before I left on my trip.

What the heck, I thought. I was desperate. And I applied it all over my body before bed.

Because of the grueling day, I woke up expecting to be immobilized, but instead we were off to climb Rainbow Mountain and…I was totally pain-free!

I know it sounds impossible, but it’s 1000% the truth.

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Sources:

  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3650510/
  2. Goodman, D. (2014). Magnificent magnesium: your essential key to a healthy heart and more. Garden City Park, NY: Square One, p. 142.
  3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5786912/