The Mineral Magnesium, Exercise And The Pill
If your daily workouts are exhausting, you probably need more magnesium. Women who are on the pill or taking estrogen in any form would be well advised to eat more magnesium -rich foods such as un-milled grains, figs, almonds, nuts, seeds dark green vegetables and bananas. If you are an insulin-resistant diabetic, eating a magnesium-rich diet can help lower your blood pressure. Magnesium works best with vitamin A, calcium and phosphorus. Magnesium combined with calcium, can work as a natural tranquilizer. Be aware that many drugs can deplete magnesium, especially diuretics and corticosteroids.