Updated: May 24
In a time like this (current lockdown due to COVID) when your stress levels may be slightly higher than normal. Eating magnesium-rich foods and or taking a magnesium supplement can help you to stay calm as well as provide a number of benefits.
Magnesium (the anti-stress mineral) is found in every cell in the body, yet many women have a magnesium deficiency which can cause a number of health issues such as mental health disorders, high blood pressure, and muscle weakness. Women with a magnesium deficiency may also be an additional risk factor for postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Women's health and magnesium?
Here are a few reasons why it important women source magnesium as part of their diet;
Magnesium plays a key role in regulating high blood pressure naturally
Helps to build and repair the body's tissues when pregnant
Improves PMS symptoms, including mood changes
Helps to regulate bowel movement which is important for hormone health
To know what foods are rich in magnesium, check out the Eat and be stress-free free download.