Health and Wellness, Nutrition

Nutritionally Speaking: Magnificent Magnesium

Every so often, someone will ask me if I have a favorite nutrient, and the nutrient that quickly comes to mind is – magnesium. This is one of the nutrients, or in this case a mineral, that is important for many of our regular bodily functions, and is a cofactor for more than 300 biochemical reactions in our bodies. In contrast, Vitamin C is involved in around seven reactions as a cofactor. While calcium is more often stressed as being a critically important nutrient, it's really magnesium that has the . . .