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Far less Magnesium available in the body now

Decreased Magnesium Intake

  • Chemical fertilizers do not restore Magnesium in the ground
  • Meat from farm animals has less Magnesium due to chemical fertilizers
  • Refining of sugar, rice, wheat removes the Magnesium
  • Softening of water removes Magnesium - also bottled water

Decreased absorption of Magnesium

  • Decreased Vitamin D - which is needed for absorption
  • Less stomach acid in elderly - reduced acid ==> reduced Mg absorption
  • Increased use of Tums/ant-acid medications - reduced acid ==> reduced Mg absorption

Increased consumption of Magnesium in the body

See also VitaminDWiki