Infographic: Why Take Magnesium?

August 7, 2020

The benefits of taking magnesium are wide and varied. This important mineral nutrient is a cofactor in more than 300 metabolic reactions and our immune, cardiovascular, and nervous systems all need magnesium to function normally.* NOW offers a full selection of high-quality magnesium supplements. Find out more about magnificent magnesium in the infographic below!

Why Take Magnesium?

What Makes Magnesium Magnificent?

  • Vital Mineral Nutrient
  • Cofactor in >300 Metabolic Processes*
  • Works w/Calcium to Maintain Bone Health*
  • Supports Healthy Blood Glucose Management*
  • Energy Production*
  • Sleep Support*

Did You Know?

Although magnesium is found abundantly in our body, recent research has shown that magnesium deficiency is becoming increasingly common, with one study showing that more than 50% of the U.S. population does not meet the U.S. recommended daily intake (RDI) for dietary intake of magnesium.

Magnesium Rich Foods

Almonds, Avocados, Bananas, Beans, Brown Rice, Brazil Nuts, Cashews, Dark Chocolate, Flax Seeds, Non-Fat Yogurt, Pumpkin Seeds, Spinach

Not Getting Enough Magnesium?

Bridge the Gap with Supplements

Magnesium Caps 400 mg

Magnesium Caps 400 mg offers a mix of magnesium oxide, citrate, and aspartate in one convenient vegan tablet a day. 

Magnesium Citrate Veg Capsules

Magnesium Citrate Veg Capsules provide 400 mg of magnesium citrate in a daily serving (preferably divided in 3 doses taken with food). 

Calcium & Magnesium

Calcium & Magnesium combines two essential minerals that work together to support bone health.* It’s a 2:1 ratio of calcium to magnesium in a two tablet a day dose. 

NOW offers a comprehensive line of magnesium supplements — all available at 

Talk to your healthcare provider or a certified nutritionist to find the best magnesium supplement for you.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.