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Old 03-10-2012, 01:33 PM   #48 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by fit4luv View Post

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.

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