Magnesium

How Healthy is Cucumber?

You may think that you know all there is to know about this fruity gourd. Crisp and delicious, its versatility is astounding – but how healthy is cucumber? You might be surprised, given its high water content. Cucumber offers quite…

Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency

As magnesium does not normally appear in blood tests, magnesium deficiency is hard to diagnose. Many doctors don’t analyse the bloodstream for magnesium. Only 1% of magnesium is stored in the blood stream, so it is difficult to know if you have…

Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium is crucial for our health. It is a mineral that regulates the blood pressure and is an essential part of keeping our bones strong and our heart healthy. Magnesium is needed in over 300 important functions of the body…

How to Prevent Muscle Cramps

When a muscle contracts involuntarily, a spasm – or cramp – occurs. They commonly occur after exercise or at night and can be extremely painful. Here, we’ll discuss the foods, nutrients and supplements that may help to prevent cramps and improve muscle health.