Nearly HALF of all Americans don’t get enough MAGNESIUM from food- the essential nutrient involved in over 600 enzymatic reactions throughout the body. Dr. Melina welcomes America’s Favorite Food Scientist, Dr. Taylor Wallace to episode 46 of the Practically Healthy podcast to talk about the important nutrient needed by every cell in your body.
Dr. Wallace shares the many benefits of magnesium including supporting brain health, bone health, helping lower blood pressure, and regularity. Studies suggests magnesium additionally supports sleep, mitochondrial function, mood and PMS, though more research is needed. Dr. Melina shares that magnesium is one of the essential nutrients her new company, Ahara is focusing on, and the doctors concur on a “food first” and supplementing if needed approach to getting the nutrients your body needs.
The doctors list top food sources of magnesium, in addition to the potential benefits of specific types of magnesium supplements. Dr. Wallace shares the practical tips he employs to get more magnesium in his diet- tune in to hear his favorite oven fried chicken and spinach salad recipe! To learn more about Dr. Wallace, follow him @drtaylorwallace.
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