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BetterYou Magnesium Flakes

What is Magnesium?

Magnesium is an essential nutrient. Crucial for skeletal strength, normalised muscle function, energy production and the body’s ability to detox and relax. It is a responsible for over 300 chemical actions within the body and associated with thousands more.

Magnesium was first discovered outside of the Greek city of Magnesia, and was used curatively as early as ancient times. Then, in the 1600’s, water from the famous Epsom spring discovered in England was a popular curative, used as an internal remedy and purifier of the blood, still used now and better known in the form of Epsom Salts.

A body with sufficient magnesium will be more supple, will resist fatigue for longer and will be able to better repair itself. It is therefore incredibly beneficial for exercise recovery, for all sportspeople and those with achy muscles. For example, Ali Robinson, a Professional Triathlete, includes transdermal magnesium in his race preparation and recovery routines.

Habitually low magnesium levels can lead to or increase the likelihood of conditions such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes (possibly due to the important role of magnesium in glucose metabolism), osteoporosis (due to its role in vitamin D concentrations), and migraines.

Why BetterYou Magnesium?

Once dissolved in a bath as the magnesium is easily absorbed through the skin. It helps to relax and reduce stress, replacing the magnesium lost through modern diet and pressured lifestyles. Trials have shown that transdermal magnesium therapy can increase magnesium levels up to five times faster than traditional tablets or capsules.

Better You Magnesium use Zechstein Inside® magnesium chloride, the purest known source of magnesium that has been naturally condensed and purified for over 250 million years. It is mined from a rich seam in Northern Holland . It is far purer than open water sources of magnesium which contain elevated man-made pollutants and heavy metals. Every 100g of Magnesium Flakes delivers 12g of elemental magnesium.

BetterYou use exceptional testing standards, are cruelty free and British made.

We recommend BetterYou Magnesium flakes for a luxurious evening bath, something to incorporate into a healthy bed time routine. Magnesium helps us unwind and is an important factor in how our body manages its sleep cycle. This is a hugely beneficial way to help us sleep well in our increasingly stressful and busy lives.


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