Blackmores Magnesium Powder 150g
Blackmores Magnesium Powder provides an easily absorbed form of magnesium. This formula also contains amino acids and B vitamins to assist with the production of energy during exercise. Blackmores Magnesium Powder may help to relieve muscular cramps and spasms and is available in a great tasting orange flavour that contains no artificial flavours, colours or sweeteners.
Features and benefits
*Relieves muscle cramps and spasms
*Supports the production of energy during exercise
*Prevents magnesium deficiency
*Maintains cardiovascular health and healthy function of the nervous system
*Great tasting orange flavour
How it works
Magnesium is essential for many cellular functions, particularly those functions involved in energy production, and for the normal functioning of muscle and nerve tissue. Signs of low magnesium levels can include fatigue, mental confusion, irritability, muscle cramps, problems with nerve conduction and muscle contraction, insomnia and predisposition to stress.
If the blood is low in magnesium it takes it from the muscles and without enough magnesium in muscles they stiffen up or contract. The result may be painful cramps, irritability, twitching or even tremors. Some people may develop muscle cramps at rest, while others develop them at night, along with a difficulty sleeping. Magnesium may help to relieve night leg cramps and helps all muscles in the body to function optimally.
One third of Australians over 18 years do not get their recommended daily intake of magnesium and a deficiency may be exacerbated by stress, strenuous exercise and poor absorption. Blackmores Magnesium Powder contains a highly absorbable form of magnesium to enhance cellular uptake.
Blackmores Magnesium Powder also contains a range of other ingredients including amino acids which are important for energy production, muscle function and repair:
Taurine plays a role in maintaining healthy cardiovascular function
Glutamine - Exhaustive exercise or intense training sessions decrease glutamine in the blood.
L-carnitine is required for cellular energy production.
Vitamin C, folate and B12 are involved in the maintenance and repair of muscle tissue
B vitamins are involved in the production of energy from food. Exercise may increase the need for B complex vitamins.
Chromium helps to maintain normal glucose metabolism and balance sugar levels in the body.
Adults: Add 5 g (1 metric heaped teaspoon) to cold beverages. Stir and serve. Take once daily with meals or as professionally described.
Children 6-12 years: We recommend Blackmores Magnesium Compound
Contraindications and cautions
This product contains selenium which is toxic in high doses. A daily dose of 150 g for adults of selenium from dietary supplements should not be exceeded.
Magnesium may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline, quinolone antibiotics or bisphosphonates separate doses by at least two hours.
Pyridoxine may decrease the efficacy of some medications. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking phenytoin or phenobarbitone (anticonvulsant drugs), or think you may be.
Active ingredients per 5 g dose
-Magnesium citrate (Magnesium 310 mg) 2 g
-Taurine 500 mg
-Glutamine 500 mg
-Levocarnitine tartrate (Levocarnitine 100 mg) 147 mg
-Calcium hydrogen phosphate anhydrous (Calcium 65 mg) 223.4 mg
-Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) 100 mg
-Vitamin B1 (Thiamine nitrate) 25 mg
-Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 5 mg
-Nicotinamide 25 mg
-Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid from calcium pantothenate 50 mg) 45.8 mg
-Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine hydrochloride) 50 mg
-Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 20 mcg
-Folic acid 150 mcg
-Selenomethionine (as Selenium 25 g) 62.5 mcg
-Potassium aspartate (Potassium 75 mg) 362.3 mg
-Chromium nicotinate (Chromium 50 g) 476 mg
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