Did you know Magnesium is one of the important minerals for kids? It's the new kid on the block. It’s main role is in assisting various chemical reactions in the body.
Let's see why magnesium is more important for your child's body than you thought.
Magnesium is a component of bone; in fact 60% of the body’s magnesium is stored in bone.
Magnesium helps activity of bone-building cells.
Why talk about heart in kids? Studies have shown increased incidence of high cholesterol in children. Magnesium is very important to maintain the health of muscles, including the heart muscles
The incidence of anxiety in increasing in kids. Magnesium plays a critical role in brain function and mood, hence calming and relaxing role in children
Studies have shown that increased intake of Magnesium leads to improvement in sleep quality and duration. That in turn improves the health of child and balances melatonin production.
Magnesium also helps to converts food into energy, hence giving your child more energy to play & continue doing their daily schedule. Boosts physical & study performance
Magnesium helps in forming natural antibodies in the body. So, whenever exposed to infection, it helps prevent or fight infection naturally.
Magnesium is naturally present in a variety of foods and is also available as a supplement.
So what are the natural sources of magnesium -
Legumes, dark green leafy vegetables
Nuts, seeds, whole grains, and fortified cereals
Fish, poultry, and beef.
Almonds, peanuts, cashews, Pumpkin seeds
Peanut butter Beans (black, kidney)
On the other hand what are the signs that a child can be deficient in Magnesium
- Fatigue, weakness
- Poor appetite
- Nausea, vomiting
- Numbness or tingling in skin
- Muscle cramps
- Abnormal heart rate
- Anxious about school and other activities
To prevent such symptoms, we need to ensure a proper well balanced diet is consumed and Magnesium levels are met.
As far as supplements are concerned, always opt for natural supplements that are recommended by your child’s doctor.
Chubears gummy multivitamin has been created by doctors to your child's routine. It contains all essential vitamins & minerals, including magnesium