Magnesium Deficiency and Your Weight Loss

by Jen on May 28, 2015

Could magnesium deficiency be sabotaging your weight loss efforts? Learn why magnesium is so important, if you are deficient, and how you can get it.

Are you magnesium deficient? Okay, so maybe you’re wondering what that even means!!

When I lost 90 pounds six years ago, I had changed my eating habits and became much more active. But even adding in healthy foods and more water, I was still suffering with constipation and other gut issues. When I searched for a possible cause, the one thing that kept popping up was “magnesium deficiency!”

So are you magnesium deficient? The answer is, PROBABLY!

What does magnesium do?

* helps strengthen our bones by allowing us to absorb calcium better
* promotes more restful sleep
* helps regulate blood pressure
* helps with constipation
* aids in weight loss
* and much, much more.

What are the symptoms of magnesium deficiency?

* insomnia
* irritability
* anxiety
* infertility
* PMS symptoms
* headaches
* allergies
* constipation
* thyroid issues
* and many more.

How can you get more magnesium?

* you can apply it topically
* you can ingest it

Watch the video above for some important tips about adding magnesium to your diet.

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1 Tara Allen May 26, 2016 at 3:52 pm

Magnesium sounds like a perfect solution for so many symptoms. I may have to try taking magnesium for my anxiety. That is awesome that it can also be very helpful in loosing weight, that could definitely come in handy.

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