Capsules contain 600mg of Mg Taurate, of which 50mg is elemental Magnesium
CURRENT BATCH EXP: DEC 2024
WHAT IS MAGNESIUM?
Magnesium is arguably the most important mineral in the body, since it is critical in over 300 chemical functions… including protein synthesis, bone development/repair, muscle and nerve functioning, energy production, and more.
Unfortunately, the majority of people are now magnesium deficient… which can lead to symptoms such as:
Muscle Cramps or Twitching — Numbness/Tingling — Restless Legs Syndrome — Insomnia & Sleep Disorders — Muscle Pain & Fibromyalgia — Anxiety — Type II Diabetes — Fatigue & CFS — Migraines — Osteoporosis
WHY ARE PEOPLE DEFICIENT?
Magnesium levels are now lower in natural produce… and the vast majority of people consume poor quality foods anyway. Processed and sugary foods provide almost zero magnesium… High calcium intake can inhibit the body’s ability to absorb magnesium… Frequent consumption of alcohol also blocks your magnesium intake, and can actually leech it from your body.
POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF MAGNESIUM TAURATE:
All magnesium supplements provide elemental magnesium, which is required for hundreds of reactions in the body…but each type of supplement has its own additional benefits and strengths…
Studies have suggested benefits from Magnesium Taurate such as:
Helping your body stabilise blood sugar levels
Support healthy blood pressure
May provide a calming effect on the nervous system
May help certain types of insomnia
The Taurine released can help with muscle function, and removal of waste products from exercise.
TAURATE VS OTHER FORMS:
There are many forms of Magnesium supplement, such as Oxide (very poor), Bisglycinate (excellent for sleep), Malate (energy and pain relief), Citrate (digestive help), Ascorbate (gentle Vitamin C), and Threonate (memory and brain boosting) ... and these different types have advantages and disadvantages. The most common (and cheapest) form is Magnesium Oxide - which has very high levels of magnesium, but only about a 4% availability for the body - and worse, has a strong laxative effect for most people!
Taurate is Magnesium bound to Taurine (an amino acid).
Taurate contains 8-9% elemental magnesium, and is highly bio-available.
Interestingly, most supplements in tablet form contain Magnesium Stearate… However, many people are sensitive to it, and can even be fully allergic to it. Some research suggests it can suppress the immune system as well!
The capsules we use are made from Pullulan, which is synthesised from tapioca - it is completely inert in the human body, and non-allergenic. Pullulan is superior to the more common HPMC vegetarian capsules, or gelatine ones, and is highly resistant to oxygen (keeping the product inside fresher).Unlike tablets, capsules don’t require multiple binding agents, flow agents, coatings, and preservatives - so you get fewer ingredients.