Iron helps fight anemia, and thanks to Popeye spinach know that in this important mineral found (although, contrary to popular belief, it is not the food with more iron than any).

We also know that for potassium we should eat bananas, and if we need calcium, nothing better than eating dairy.

But there are other forgotten minerals, of which no one speaks; and even when they are necessary for our body to function properly, absurdly we leave aside; Magnesium is one of these.

Discover the powerful and forgotten magnesium

This mineral is amazing; It is anti-inflammatory and serves as a muscle relaxant, it eliminates the tensions of our body. In addition, it is necessary for the formation of teeth and bones, helps strengthen our immune system, and is good for heart health.

It also promotes the transmission of nerve signals: reduce stress levels and prevents anxiety, which influences the quality of our sleep. It also improves digestion, regulates blood sugar levels, and serves to detoxify our body.

Those with deficiency of this mineral can feel scattered, tired, weak and unappetizing. Possibly they have gastrointestinal problems, and suffer muscle cramps, anemia and migraines. Perhaps easily irritated, they have palpitations and nervous.

If we want to get this mineral naturally, we need to eat pumpkin seeds and sesame; and nuts, especially almonds. Also whole grains such as rice, like grains, green leafy vegetables, fish, whole wheat bread and cocoa.

Magnesium should have an important bearing on our health; after all, the Venezuelan endocrinologist Ludwig Johnson says that “God is magnesium“.

The best part? Dark chocolate contains this miraculous substance. So go ahead and eat this delicious treat knowing its benefits.

erika de paz