Unived’s Magnesium features magnesium citrate, one of the most widely used vegan bio-available forms of magnesium. Each serving offers 200mg of magnesium citrate which provides support for enzyme function and energy production. Our magnesium citrate is safe and 100% vegetarian and vegan friendly.
What is Magnesium
Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body found in every human cell. The concentration of magnesium is distributed between muscles, tissues, extracellular fluids, and the skeleton. Thus, the role of magnesium is of great importance as it is involved in over 300 biological functions in the body like the intervention in enzyme reactions, regulating heartbeat rhythms and membrane functions. Yet, deficiency is magnesium is largely overlooked. Thus, magnesium supplements are underutilized.
Deficiency in magnesium can translate in noticeable symptoms including, poor digestion, muscle aches or spasms, anxiety and sleep disorders. There a few factors which can contribute to magnesium deficiency: digestive disorders, use of antibiotics, and soil depletion.
Magnesium is abundant in nature and found in dietary sources. The highest concentrations of magnesium are found in whole seeds like peanuts, beans & legumes, unmilled whole grains, and green vegetables like spinach and kale. However, if you feel that your daily requirement of magnesium is not met through your diet, it is highly recommended to opt for a magnesium supplement, like magnesium citrate. If magnesium deficiency is not an issue for you, but have calcium deficiency, you may be interested in our CalDveg bone health supplement.
As mentioned above, magnesium plays a critical role in many of the body’s functions. From regulating our heart beat to promoting proper function of our muscles, cells, and nerves.
- Helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function
- Supports energy production
- Supports enzyme function
- Helps ensure proper sleep
- Helps strengthen bone structure
- Plays a role in calcification
Supports the Muscular System
Muscles need magnesium to function smoothly. Magnesium plays an integral role in neuromuscular signals and muscle contractions. If the body does not have enough magnesium, this can result in muscles going into spasms. With the support of magnesium, muscles can relax and contract at ease and enable the body to move around.
Helps Increase Energy
Magnesium assists the body in converting food into energy. ATP (adenosine triphosphate), which is a vital energy storage molecule in the body, is activated by magnesium. This translates to suffering from fatigue more easily. Individuals with low levels of magnesium also result in athletes needing more oxygen to complete activities and higher heart rates.
Supports Enzyme Function for Digestion
Magnesium’s role is primarily regulatory. Magnesium ions regulate over 300 biochemical reactions in the body through their role as enzyme co-factors. It allows enzymes to function properly. Enzymes are the basis of the body’s ability to function while supporting life. Many of the necessary chemical reactions that the body carries out, such as the breakdown of sugars in the digestive system, can only be performed under extreme heat or acidity. Enzymes, however, neutralize stomach acid without damaging the body’s fragile tissues and organs and helps move stool through the intestines.
Heart Health Support
The heart is the most important organ in our body. It is what keeps us alive. It is also the place where the highest concentration of magnesium is located, specifically in the heart’s left ventricle. Working closely with calcium, magnesium helps regulate blood pressure. Magnesium plays a role in balancing electrolytes like sodium, potassium, and calcium necessary to maintain normal blood pressure and prevent hypertension.
Helps Ensure Proper Sleep
To fall asleep, there are certain internal requirements our body must meet. The most obvious is the relaxed state of our neuromuscular system. Magnesium is essential in relaxing our muscles, and preventing over-excitation of our nerves. By regulating our chemical messengers called neurotransmitters, magnesium prepares our brain and nerves for sleep, making it easier to get a good night sleep.
Aids Strengthening of Bones
Magnesium is an essential bone matrix mineral that promotes healthy bone metabolism. It influences activities of osteoblasts and osteoclasts. A trial also indicated that higher intakes of magnesium were positively associated with bone mineralization.
Magnesium is crucial for regulating the amount of calcium in the blood and cells for electrical transmissions. Once calcium does its job, magnesium immediately intervenes and stops excess calcium from causing damage to the cells by way of calcification and hyper-excitability. Calcification in cells can cause diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure, asthma and headache. Therefore, magnesium is a natural calcium channel blocker.
What is the dosage for the product?
Unived’s Magnesium Citrate offers 200mg of magnesium per serving. Each serving consists of two capsules.
What is the suggested use?
The suggested use is two capsules of magnesium citrate after dinner.
What does word ‘elemental’ mean?
‘Elemental’ means the actual concentration of magnesium present.
What is the source of Unived’s magnesium?
Unived uses magnesium citrate.
Can I take more than two capsules per day?
Yes, you can take more than two capsules, but we recommend that you consult your physician.
Does magnesium citrate have any side-effects?
Yes, some people may face loose motions. In this case reduce the dose to 1 capsules and in case the problem continues consult your doctor.
What is the best time for consumption?
You can consume Unived’s Magnesium Citrate after dinner.
Can pregnant women take this product?
Please consult your doctor.
Can Magnesium and CalDveg be taken simultaneously?
Yes, they can. If you are going to be taking these two supplements together, we recommend the following: take one CalDveg capsule and one Magnesium capsule with lunch and one CalDveg capsule and one Magnesium capsule with dinner.
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