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Magnesium & Health

Magnesium & Health

At MgWater, we are concerned with all things magnesium, so when we run across content like this from the National institute of Health, we want to share it. It is about the health benefits of magnesium. We hope you find this information beneficial.

What is magnesium and what does it do?

Magnesium is a nutrient that the body needs to stay healthy. Magnesium is important for many processes in the body, including regulating muscle and nerve function, blood sugar levels, and blood pressure and making protein, bone, and DNA.

How much magnesium do I need?

The amount of magnesium you need depends on your age and sex. Average daily recommended amounts are listed below in milligrams (mg):


Magnesium is found naturally in many foods and is added to some fortified foods. You can get recommended amounts of magnesium by eating a variety of foods including the following: