Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body and essential in about 80 per cent of known metabolic functions, including as a cofactor for more than 300 enzyme reactions. It has been estimated that 60 per cent of adults in the West do not consume the average daily intake recommended and that over 45 per cent of adults are magnesium deficient.

Magnesium deficiency

Early signs of a magnesium deficiency are non-specific and include loss of appetite, lethargy, nausea,

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