Magnesium is a mineral with important functions in the body among which involved in the metabolism of carbohydrates, activates enzymes, is involved in protein metabolism as a coenzyme, decreases the excitability of the central nervous system, participates in the reconstruction of nervous substance and metabolism, and plays a key role in respiration and cellular exchanges. It is an internal and external antiseptic and with anti-inflammatory and anti-infective properties to improve resistance to stress, cold, trauma, surgery, etc.
A diet poor in this mineral causes very harmful effects such as: altered levels of potassium and calcium blocking parathyroid, tremors, seizures, neuromuscular irritability, thrombosis, cancer, depression, agitation, confusion, irritability, restlessness, dizziness, disorientation, arrhythmia, heart failure, arthritis, alopecia, etc.
We can find magnesium in foods such as: pollen, wheat, corn, barley, oats, dates, beets, spinach, potatoes, carrots, almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, chestnuts, green beans, preferably whole grain rice, cherries, orange, pear, peach, apricot, etc.
Here are some recipes to keep the level of magnesium in your diet:
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