Magnesium naturally neutralizes odor from sweat, and is essential nutrient needed for your body to stay healthy. It's also easily absorbed through your skin.
Magnesium is an essential nutritional element
Magnesium is essential for hundreds of functions in your body:
- energy production - Important part of ATP
- oxygen uptake
- central nervous system function - it's an important part of the cell membrane
- electrolyte balance
- glucose metabolism
- muscle activity, including your heart! It's an important element in your muscle protein, myosin.
USDA has found that over 50% of American adults are getting less than their daily requirement of magnesium from food.
Effects of Low Magnesium Levels
If you are deficient in Magnesium, your cells begin can begin to malfunction:
- Muscle cells tend to contract and can become less able to relax
- Blood can clot even if there is no wound
- Secretion of adrenaline increases abnormally.
- Cells can overrespond to the stimulation of adrenaline stimulation.
- Cholesterol production and metabolism become abnormal.
- There is increased production of free radicals and susceptibility to oxidative stress.
- Arteries stiffen and develop a buildup of plaque as a result of too much bad cholesterol and too much calcium.