75% of women are deficient in a mighty mineral that is crucial for over 300 bodily functions. The solution is simple, inexpensive, and the benefits are many. Dark chocolate is one good way to get some of your daily requirement – but certainly not all you need.

In this episode of The Makeover Mentor, you will learn what that mineral is, what other specific roles it plays and how you can improve any negative symptoms related to a deficiency quite quickly.




75% of woman are low in magnesium
Crucial in 300 bodily functions
Helps regulate blood pressure
Needed for proper nerve function
Related to energy production
Improves constipation
Produces the master anti-oxidant – glutathione

Common Symptoms of Low Magnesium

Hormone Imbalance
Poor Sleep
Muscle Cramps
Migraine Headaches
Chronic Fatigue
Heart Arrhythmias

Possible Symptoms of Prolonged Inadequate Magnesium Levels

High Blood Pressure
High Cholesterol
Personality Changes

How Much Magnesium Do You Need?

Minimum of 300mg per day
Most women get less than 200mg per day
Recommend doses range from 400-1000mg per day

Top 10 Magnesium Rich Foods

Spinach                      157mg/Cup
Chard                         154mg/Cup
Pumpkin Seeds        92mg/2 Tablespoons
Yoghurt or Kefir       50mg/Cup
Almonds                    80mg/Ounce
Black Beans              60mg/ ½ Cup
Avocado                     58mg/medium
Figs                             50mg/ ½ Cup
Dark Chocolate        88mg/Ounce
Banana                      32mg/medium

Common Supplementation Options

Mag oxide
Mag citrate
Mag glyconate

Patti Milligan’s Favorite:

Natural Calm

Robyn’s Favorite – IsaFlush – is especially effective for detoxification because in addition to magnesium it also contains bentonite and hyssop which are both know to help eliminate toxins and reduce water retention.

Note: If you are frequently constipated – try magnesium citrate or magnesium oxide. If you get diarrhea with lower doses of magnesium – try magnesium glycinate

Epsom salt baths allow body to absorb magnesium while relaxing
Magnesium oils for topical application

Check with your doctor before supplementing if you have:

Kidney dysfunction
Heart Disease

Research Sources:

Dr. Sircus
Dr. Hyman
Dr. Mercola
Dr. Axe


Disclaimer: The information contained on this site is intended for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for advice, diagnosis or treatment by a licensed physician or healthcare professional. You should seek prompt medical care for any health issues and consult your doctor before taking or using any products or dietary supplements or making any major lifestyle or dietary changes.