Magnesium is an essential element that the human body needs to function properly. It plays a crucial part in relaxing muscles and helping them to function.
While magnesium is a highly popular supplement favored especially by athletes, most people know surprisingly little about it.
In this blog post we want to introduce some surprising facts and benefits of magnesium that you've probably not heard of yet.
Most people think of magnesium only in the context of muscle and nerve function. The truth ist that magnesium is involved in over 300 chemical reactions in the body. In fact, every cell of the body contains it.
Magnesium is involved in:
Magnesium also supports a healthy immune system, keeps the heartbeat steady, and helps adjust blood glucose levels. Quite an impressive list, isn't it?
Oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, calcium, and phosphorus...Sounds like a chemical cocktail but is actually a list of the elements our body is made of.
The five major minerals in the human body are calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, and magnesium, magnesium being the fourth most abundant mineral.
Magnesium is produced in the interior of massive stars. As it turns out the claim that our body is made out of stardust is not far fetched at all!
Planetary scientist and stardust expert Dr Ashley King once said in an interview: “It is totally 100% true: nearly all the elements in the human body were made in a star and many have come through several supernovas.”
Magnesium is a solid grey metal.While it makes up 2% of the Earth's crust you will probably never find magnesium in its raw form in nature. Magnesium occurs naturally only in combination with other elements, such as carbon, calcium and oxygen.
The first person to isolate the element was Cornish chemist Sir Humphry Davy using a mixture of magnesia and mercuric oxide via electrolysis in 1808.
So what is the difference between different types of magnesium?
Let's take a look at our products.
Our Magnesium uses a bioavailable form of magnesium - Magnesium Citrate , with more superior absorption in the body than other forms of magnesium.
Whether you hope to support normal muscle function , nervous function or reduce general tiredness and fatigue - our Magnesium Citrate is a great choice!
Some people also believe that magnesium citrate is the best option if you want to support your digestion.
Our Premium Fullnesium Complex contains five different types of Magnesium, each with its own unique properties and functions.
These include Magnesium Bisglycinate, Magnesium Oxide, Magnesium Citrate, Magnesium Taurate, and Magnesium Malate.
Fireworks are made with a number of metals. Each element has unique properties and produces different types of colours and flames. When magnesium is burned it produces a very bright light, making it ideal for adding brilliance of a firework.
Magnesium can be found in a number of foods. Here are some magnesium-rich foods that are tasty and healthy. Here is a list of foods that are rich in magnesium.
provides 16% of the RDI for magnesium
Our Magnesium Citrate and Fullnesium Complex are great products for anyone who wants to support their mental and physical wellbeing, muscle function, and recovery. We also recommend it to all athletes.
The recommended daily dose for our Magnesium Citrate and Fullnesium is 2 capsules. Take 2 capsules daily. Take the capsules in the evening before bed or spread throughout the day with water - unless directed otherwise by your doctor.
Do you eat fish at least 2 times a week?
No? Then you're not the only one! The WHO estimates that more than 70 percent of the population suffers from an omega-3 deficiency. Yet the intake of omega-3 is extremely important, as it has many effects on our health.
What many people do not know is that the balance between omega-3 and omega-6 is significant. These two are among the essential fats that we must consume in our diet, since our bodies cannot produce them on their own.
Are you full of positive energy and have consistently power for an active everyday life?
If so, that' s fantastic!
But unfortunately, the reality is often quite different: Many people suffer from lack of energy, especially in the colder, grayer seasons.
The problem is that we often notice that we don't have enough energy when it's already too late. We realize that we need to change something in our routines when we are already suffering from low energy and fatigue.
That' s why we recommend you to be proactive and make sure that your body and mind are not lacking anything in your everyday life.
Get 8 tips on what you can do to keep your energy level up.
After a long and dark winter, the sun's rays finally begin to lure Finland out of their homes.
Finnish winter is over!
The highlight of spring is Vappu, celebrating the beginning of spring.
Vappu is celebrated in both Finland and Sweden. However, the two countries celebrate it with different traditions and on different days. Typically, Swedes celebrate their Walpurgis Night on April 30, while Finns celebrate it on the 1st of May.
We'll tell you more about what exactly Vappu is, where it originally comes from and how Finns traditionally celebrate it.