Originally Posted by fit4luv
ETA: I looked at my log for the last couple days. I've gotten 250mg & 225 mg Magnesium thru eating. Today my intake of Magenesium is 280 mg through food. Doesn't quite make the grade, does it?!
Nope. Woefully short. As most people are I suspect. Magnesium is one of the most difficult minerals to get in the diet, right behind Potassium.
This link is very helpful: Magnesium Update
I suggest Magnesium Citrate as a supplement. It's very bioactive.
This link with help with natural sources of Mg, but even with a healthy 2500 calorie/day diet it's STILL difficult to get the proper amount of Magnesium:
Top 10 Foods Highest in Magnesium
Sorry about hijacking the thread, Rubystars, but this was extremely important information.