• Willem

Eat to Nourish: Magnesium

Updated: Jan 6


Why it matters to include the mineral Magnesium in your diet.


Conventional fresh food supply chains take days even weeks to get fresh produce to you the customer, as a result, a lot of nutritional value is lost due to natural decaying processes.

Because Nourishing Hub is local to the community we sell our greens still growing and you harvest when you are ready to eat, you have no loss of nutrients.


Benefits

  • Better sleep

  • Stress reduction and mood stabilisation

  • Magnesium plays a critical role in bone formation, and in maintaining bone density.

  • Magnesium helps the heart maintain a healthy rhythm and also helps regulate blood pressure.

  • In addition to blood pressure regulation, magnesium is used to treat other cardiovascular conditions, including:

○ Arrhythmia

○ Angina

○ Coronary artery disease

○ Cholesterol

○ Mitral valve prolapse


Veg in order of highest to the lowest concentration of Magnesium

  • Rocket

  • Carrot

  • Radish

  • Mustard

  • Alfalfa

  • Broccoli

  • Cabbage - pak choi

  • Cabbage - Red

  • Carrot

  • Onion


Remember, nutrition is more than just calories, fats, and sugars.


At Nourishing Hub we not only grow our greens in a sustainable and responsible manner, free from pesticides and herbicides, we also deliver nutritionally dense greens so you get the maximum benefit when including our greens in your diet.


Eat to nourish - minerals and vitamins are essential to a healthy diet!


References:

  • https://thesleepdoctor.com/2017/11/20/magnesium-effects-sleep/

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