Nearly every day someone comes into the store with questions about magnesium. Magnesium is involved in over 300 biochemical processes in the body. One of its most important functions is that it plays a key role is producing energy, this makes it vitally important for all cellular functions and processes. It helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function, keeps heart rhythm regular, supports a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. The key to magnesium is getting enough.

Many folks are confused about the words connected to magnesium, such as magnesium glycinate or magnesium citrate, aspartate, taurate, etc. Those adjunct words describe the particular amino acid chelate attached to the magnesium. Chelation can give you better bioavailablity, in other words, make it easier for the body to absorb magnesium. There are so many kinds of magnesium, people become dazed and confused when it comes to picking the right magnesium for their needs. So, I'll break it down in my next blog segment.