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Updated 14 February 2013

What magnesium does for you

Magnesium is a versatile mineral, which is vital for the growth and maintenance of teeth and bones. It’s also vital for the relaxation of muscles and is necessary for the development and functioning of a healthy heart and nervous system. It also helps ensure the proper release of energy from ingested food, as well as ensuring the maintenance of cell walls. Magnesium is essential for the correct transportation of glucose in the bloodstream and the release of the hormone insulin, which helps control blood sugar levels.

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Magnesium is a versatile mineral, which is vital for the growth and maintenance of teeth and bones. It’s also vital for the relaxation of muscles and is necessary for the development and functioning of a healthy heart and nervous system. It also helps ensure the proper release of energy from ingested food, as well as ensuring the maintenance of cell walls. Magnesium is essential for the correct transportation of glucose in the bloodstream and the release of the hormone insulin, which helps control blood sugar levels.
 
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