What is Magnesium?
|Category||Age||Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA)|
|CHILDREN||1 – 3 years||80 mg/day|
|4 – 8 years||130 mg/day|
|9 – 13 years||240 mg/day|
|FEMALES||14 – 18 years||360 mg/day|
|19 – 30 years||310 mg/day|
|31+ years||320 mg/day|
|Pregnant||Under 19 years: 400 mg/day
19 to 30 years: 350 mg/day
Over 30 years: 360 mg/day
|Breastfeeding||Under 19 years: 360 mg/day
19 to 30 years: 310 mg/day
Over 30 years: 320 mg/day
|MALES||14 – 18 years||410 mg/day|
|19 – 30 years||400 mg/day|
|31+ years||420 mg/day|
What are the benefits of magnesium?
According to experts, most American adults do not get enough magnesium each day. As a result, these adults are more likely to experience inflammation. Oftentimes, inflammation has been associated with heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes. In addition, low magnesium can increase the risk of osteoporosis.
Fortunately, research shows that people with hypertension can prevent high blood pressure by eating foods high in magnesium. Plus, magnesium via injection or IV helps treat conditions like severe asthma attacks and eclampsia during pregnancy. In addition, magnesium is used to help with Aging, Bulimia, Celiac Disease, Kidney Stones, PMS, and Stress.