The other day I had a long walk in the park, with a friend, who always gives me the best advices or at least offers me a different perspective, so I could find the solution on my own! We were talking about my passion towards reading and my desperate desire to know A LOT, when he asked me, why I never write about supplements! I gave it a thought and I realized he was right! I write about everything else, but I rarely mention supplements! And by supplements, I am not talking about “The chemicals” that all women run from and a lot of man feel tempted to try! A supplement is just an addition to your diet!
Personally, I rarely take supplements( almost never), because I am not very consistent with them, and I could drink a bottle of vitamin C for a whole year, just because I forget taking the daily dose! But there is one supplement, which I often take- magnesium!
Nowadays, almost everybody, if not everybody has magnesium deficiency! It could be due to the lower quality of the food we eat! In the past, our ancestors used to eat food, which was richer in magnesium. And because there was enough magnesium from external sources, our body did not adapt to store it! And this is the way our body functions today! The bad news is that nowadays, we eat less of the foods, which contain magnesium! Besides that our consumption of alcohol and sugar is pretty high, and sugar and alcohol, increase the deposition of magnesium with the urine. The loss of magnesium could be influenced by the presence, respectively by the absence of some hormones. For example too much stress can lead to the loss of magnesium! That means that we are unconsciously robbing our body from magnesium!
That’s not a big deal, you’d think! But magnesium is (more…)