We hear so much about Calcium:

How it’s necessary for strong bones and teeth. How deficiencies result in Osteoporosis.  How it’s necessary for healthy gums and a regular heartbeat. How it helps in the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

What we don’t hear a lot about is another necessary mineral, a deficiency of which can dramatically affect the body’s ability to regulate that vital nutrient Calcium. Magnesium assists in the uptake and regulation of both Calcium and Potassium. That’s right. Without proper levels of Magnesium, the body simply won’t utilize the necessary levels of Calcium. Besides regulating Calcium uptake, Magnesium has an affect on all sorts of body processes.

Magnesium: The Other Mineral