Magnesium is vital for many biochemical processes in our body, such as manufacture of nucleic acid, protein, and cell repairs.
Magnesium, along with calcium and phosphorus is an essential ingredient of bones. A balance of these elements is essential for good bone structure. It is also important in development of teeth.
A deficiency is very common, especially in the elderly, in heavy drinkers, pregnant women and in those who exercise regularly. It can cause nervous and mental problems. Slight deficiency can cause an irregular heartbeat.
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Magnesium is essential for strong bones and teeth and is needed for healthy cell division and growth.
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