3 Health Benefits of Magnesium

    • Boosts Energy

      Magnesium converts the food we eat into energ.y

    • Healthy Bones

      Magnesium helps the parathyroid glands function, which produce hormones important to bone health.

    • Healthy Blood

      Magnesium is important for regulating blood sugar and blood pressure levels.


    How much Magnesium do I need?

    Females should aim to take 270mg a day, Males 300mg a day.

    Too Much

    Can I take too much Magnesium?

    Short-term overdoses of Magnesium (over 400mg) can cause diarrhoea. It's not known what the long-term effects are.


    Is getting Magnesium from supplements the same as getting Magnesium from food?

    There's no evidence to say, but consuming your RDA of Magnesium across multiple nuts and seeds seems a nicer way to get your allowance than via a single pill.

    Top Sources of Magnesium (per serving)

    Here are some foods rich in Magnesium. (1μg is 0.001mg)