Magnesium is an essential mineral that makes up the center of every adenosine triphosphate (ATP) molecule and every cell of the body. ATP, the molecule that provides energy for nearly all metabolic functions, exists primarily as a complex with magnesium. As a cofactor (helper molecule) for hundreds of enzymes, magnesium is needed for energy production by metabolism of carbohydrates and fats.
Magnesium has a wide range of biological functions, including supporting bowel regularity, supporting a calm mood and healthy sleep, and for the normal functioning of the heart, cells, nerves, muscles, and bones.
Energy creation: Assists in the conversion of food into energy
Protein formation: Assists in the synthesis of new proteins from amino acids
Calm mood: Low levels of magnesium are linked with increased risk of depression, supplementing may reduce symptoms
Nervous system regulation: Assists in the regulation of neurotransmitters that send messages throughout your brain and nervous system
Muscle health and movement: Moves blood sugar into the muscles and disposes of lactate, which can build up in muscles and cause pain; plays an important part in the contraction and relaxation of muscles
Bone health: Assists in bone structure and mineralization
Magnesium citrate is an easily absorbed form of magnesium supplement. In this form, magnesium is bound to citric acid, a large molecule, so there is a smaller amount of elemental magnesium per capsule.
Recommendations: Use as directed by your healthcare professional.
Precautions: Talk to your healthcare professional for advice before using this supplement if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Individuals taking medication should discuss potential interactions with their healthcare professional before using this supplement.
Consult your healthcare professional before using this supplement if you have kidney disease, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, a sudden change in your bowel movements that has lasted over a week, or a magnesium- or sodium-restricted diet.
Ingredients: Vitamin C (as ascorbyl palmitate) 10 mg, magnesium (as magnesium citrate) 167 mg
Source Materials: Magnesium is a mined mineral, citrate is produced by fermentation of glucose from corn, ascorbyl palmitate is derived from corn sorbitol and palm oil.
Other ingredients: Vegetarian cellulose capsules
Does not contain wheat (gluten), eggs, milk, soybeans, shellfish, fish, peanuts, or tree nuts.
Gluten and excipient (filler) free
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.