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This video is on the benefits of magnesium

Timeout for another wellness minute with Dr. Erica steel from holistic family practice in Virginia.

Magnesium is a mineral that the body uses in order to support so many chemical processes from lowering our blood pressure to helping our hearts to helping our muscles. It’s really important that over 50% of people are deficient in magnesium.

Deficiencies include difficulty sleeping, muscle pain, aches, weakness, and even cravings for sweets including chocolate. It’s really important that we get our daily magnesium so common forms include whole grains, nuts, and even our green vegetables have magnesium in them.

magnesium contained food

It’s really important that you check your magnesium levels with your doctor and make sure that you’re using food as well as over the counter supplements to help your body

Making the decision to be healthier by building healthy habits is important and literally changes your life. If you’ve recently been given a health diagnosis or you just want to make changes to healthy food habits, you may not know where to start. Stay calm and recognize that any changes you make are going to move you in the right direction.

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