Country Life, Chelated Magnesium, 250 mg, 180 Tablets
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- Established 1971
- Now! Smaller Tablets
- Certified Gluten-Free
- Helps Relax Muscles
- Supports Bone Health
- Dietary Supplement
— Our Pledge of Integrity —
Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body and helps to relax muscles and to maintain an already normal blood flow. It can also support a steady heart rhythm and a healthy immune system, as well as keep bones strong.
|YES||Certified Gluten-Free by GFCO. org||NO||Yeast, Wheat or Corn|
|YES||Certified Vegetarian by the AVA||NO||Soy or Milk|
|YES||Recyclable Packaging||NO||Salt or Sugar|
|YES||Manufacturing Supports Wind Power||NO||Preservatives|
This product has been manufactured at a GMP Registered facility.
Adults take one (1) tablet daily with a meal. Do not exceed recommended dose. As a reminder, discuss the supplements and medications that you take with your health care providers.
Cellulose, cellulose & glycerin coating, l-leucine, silica, vegetable glaze.
Caution: If you are pregnant or nursing, taking medication, or planning a surgery, consult your doctor before using this product. If any adverse reactions occur, stop taking the product and consult your doctor.
Do not accept if seal is broken.
Store between 59º-86º F. Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1 tablet|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Magnesium (as magnesium oxide, magnesium amino acid chelate [rice flour based])||250 mg||63%|
I get cramps and gas from this product, perhaps because it contains magnesium oxide. The tablets have sharp edges which hurt my esophagus. I switched over to the chelated magnesium of Bluebonnet, which is far superior.
For years I took elemental magnesium at my naturopath's direction. After reading about how chelatd magnesium works, I decided to try it. For me the chelated magnesium is more effective and I really appreciate how Country Life follows GMP.
Posted by 5646717430463292098 on May 27, 2016
Best value for money
Worst form of magnesium!!!
Posted by karishma on Sep 04, 2015
This form of magnesium keeps sending me to the toilet. Unless you're battling constipation, I would not recommend magnesium oxide!
Seems to work well
Posted by Reviewer2383490 on May 05, 2015
I have Atrial Fibrillation (for 11 years now) and use this product to reduce the symptons of it. This magnesium does this and does not produce issues around 'bowel intolerance'.
Posted by 5578077030459069503 on Jan 28, 2015
These pills are composed primarily of magnesium oxide, which is not easily absorbed by the body. I tried to find out the ratio of magnesium oxide to magnesium chelate, but was unsuccessful. All I learned is that there is more magnesium oxide. Each pill could, theoretically, be composed of 95% magnesium oxide and only 5% magnesium chelate, but as consumers we would never know because the exact ratio isn't divulged. There are higher quality, though more expensive, brands of magnesium chelate on Iherb. It's worth spending the extra money since products containing 100% magnesium chelate have a higher rate of absorption.
Dodgy ingredient labeling
Posted by Reviewer1971755 on Sep 13, 2014
The bottle says &quot;chelated magnesium&quot; on the front but in the list of ingredients it says: Magnesium (as magnesium amino acid chelate, magnesium oxide) It doesn't say what percentage of the Magnesium is from magnesium amino acid chelate and what percent from magnesium oxide. It makes a big difference - magnesium oxide is poorly absorbed. It may only have a very small percentage of chelated Magnesium. Probably why it is cheaper than the other brands of chelated magnesium It is dodgy labelling. You don't know what you are getting.