Life Extension, Magnesium (Citrate), 160 mg, 100 Veggie Caps
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- Bioavailable Mineral for Cardiovascular Health
- Dietary Supplement
Magnesium is one of the body’s most important minerals. It is required as a cofactor in hundreds of enzymatic processes within cells. It helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function, keeps heart rhythm steady, promotes healthy cardiovascular function, supports a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. Magnesium also helps maintain blood sugar and blood pressure levels already within normal range, and it is known to be involved in energy metabolism and protein synthesis.
Magnesium is a major factor in relaxing the smooth muscles within the blood vessels, thereby reducing peripheral vascular resistance and promoting a healthy cardiovascular system. Magnesium also affects circulating levels of norepinephrine and the synthesis of serotonin and nitric oxide.
Magnesium positively influences the bone mineral matrix and its ability to metabolize minerals needed for repair and rebuilding. Scientific literature documents the need for a wide range of minerals, including calcium and magnesium, that are vital to maintaining strong, healthy bones.
Moreover, there is strong evidence that dietary magnesium intake and supplementation improves the metabolic profile. Magnesium has been shown to beneficially impact insulin resistance, serum lipid profiles, inflammation, endothelial dysfunction, oxidative stress and platelet aggregability. Since magnesium is so inexpensive, everyone should consider supplementing with at least 500 mg of magnesium daily. This product provides one of the highest concentrations of elemental magnesium per capsule available on the market.
A review of assimilation studies suggests that the citrate salt of magnesium is the best absorbed into the bloodstream. Magnesium Citrate, however, is comprised of only 16% magnesium, and the typical dose of elemental magnesium is 100 to 350 mg a day. Higher doses of 300 mg to 548 mg daily have been shown to help support healthy blood pressure
Read the entire label and follow the directions carefully prior to use.
Take one (1) capsule one to two times daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner. Can be taken all at once or in divided doses.
Vegetable cellulose (capsule), microcrystalline cellulose, silica.
To report a serious adverse event or obtain product information, contact 1-866-280-2852.
Caution: If taken in high doses, magnesium may have a laxative effect. If this occurs, divide dosing, reduce intake, or discontinue product.
Store tightly closed in a cool, dry place
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Do not exceed recommended dose.
- Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
- When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
|Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Magnesium (as magnesium citrate)||160 mg||40%|
I opened the pill and diluted the powder in to water. It dissolved completely and the taste was pleasant acidic citrus. That is how you can the if its pure. I used to use Now Foods pure citrate powder but since they channged it (half a year ago)to trimagnesiumcitrate I stopped using it. Trimagnesiumcitrate has bitter unpleseasant taste. I recommend using this product. Natural calm and other brands that "make" the citrate in hot water by using citric acid and magnesium carbonate give me bad stomach upset and diarrhea.
Don't get fooled by the 160mg. Other products has 400mg, but with 3 tablets! This has great price & quality ratio. 2 tablets 320mg is perfect for one day. 100 veggie caps last for almost 2 months! You can open the caps, if you don't like any extra ingredients. Looking for magnesium citrate with great price and quality ratio? Get this one. Recommended!
Posted by 5466824696907734271 on Jul 06, 2016
I have been taking 2 a day for about 4-5 months. A few days before three months were ended my blood pressure dropped nicely. It works much better than amlodepine which I took for several years. I am now off the meds and blood pressure ranges between 106/58 up to 126/70 not bad for 68 year old .
Posted by 4936667312122396352 on Jun 25, 2016
Pill is big,but I have no problems with swallowing. Very good product. Safe for me.
Great Absorption Magnesium at Bargain Price!
Posted by PointBeaute on Jun 06, 2016
I have tried many forms of magnesium and I find this is the best. Price is also super right. I usually take 2 to 3 per day at mealtime and notice positive effects. Magnesium is responsible for so many body functions and cellular connections, that one should never go without this precious mineral.
Good Citrate No Magnesium Stearate!!!
Posted by MarieMR on May 06, 2016
This a good , non-GMO magnesium, I used with other types of magnesium to make sure I get a variety into my body. These do not upset my stomach and can take them anytime or open capsule and add to my protein shake. iHerb provide me with good customer service, item always packed well and fast DHL service, Thanks!