Frequently Asked Questions
What is Magnesium?
Magnesium is a mineral found in the Periodic Table with the elemental symbol Mg (hence, OHMG!). It is the fourth most abundant mineral in our bodies and is found in every cell. While some studies have shown that 75% of us are depleted in Magnesium, the World Health Organisation has determined it as an 'essential nutrient'.
What are the benefits of Magnesium?
Magnesium is known as the anti-stress mineral and is responsible for 300+ functions in our body. Some of the main benefits of taking Magnesium include supporting relaxation, converting food into energy, fighting depression, reducing migraines, regulating your nervous system, boosting your immune system, as well as supporting cardiovascular and skeletal health.
What are the main sources of Magnesium?
Magnesium cannot be produced by the body and can only be obtained from our diet. Some good sources of Magnesium include pumpkin seeds, avocados, spinach (boiled), swiss chard, dark chocolate, black beans, quinoa... and of course OHMG.
How much Magnesium should I take?
The Recomended Daily Amount (RDA) or Nutrient Reference Value (NRV) as defined by the EU is 375mg per day, per adult. One can of OHMG provides 56mg of Magnesium (15% of your NRV) about as much as an avocado.
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