(The Best Years in Life) After oxygen, water, and basic food, magnesium may be the most important element needed by our bodies. It is vital for heart health, bone health, mental function and the overall body - yet 80% or more of us are deficient in this vital mineral.
Magnesium is more important than calcium, potassium or sodium and regulates all three of them. It also activates over 300 different biochemical reactions necessary for the body to function properly. Contrary to popular misconceptions, it is magnesium that is actually most important in building strong bones and preventing bone loss than calcium. Recent research has revealed that this lack of magnesium may put your heart and your overall health at significant risk and that magnesium deficiency may be linked to cognitive dysfunction and mental decline. Read More.