CYTO10770 Cytoplan

Cytoplan Magnesium Citrate 500mg - 90 Vegicaps

  • Cytoplan Magnesium Citrate 500mg
  • A 500mg supplement of magnesium, in it's easily absorbed citrate form

Best Natural Sources :

  • Magnesium is widely distributed in foods, being found chiefly in fresh green vegetables
  • Other excellent sources include raw, unmilled wheat germ, soya beans, milk, wholegrains, seafoods, figs, corn, apples and oil-rich seeds and nuts, especially almonds
  • Fish, garlic, tofu, peaches, apricots and lima beans are also good sources
  • Food sources of magnesium are far better absorbed than inorganic sources
  • RDA and DosageThe RDA for magnesium is 300mg


Product Description

What is Magnesium and what does it do?

  • Magnesium is an essential mineral that accounts for about 0.05% of the body's total weight
  • Nearly 70% of the body's supply is located in the bones, together with calcium and phosphorus, while 30% is found in cellular fluids and some soft tissue
  • Some 30%-40% of ingested dietary magnesium is absorbed, while the rest is excreted in the faeces

Magnesium is involved in many essential metabolic processes, including the release of energy from glucose, synthesis of protein and nucleic acids, the formation of urea, vascular tone, muscle impulse transmission, electrical stability of the cells,neurotransmission and activity.Most is found inside the cell, where it activates enzymes necessary for the metabolism of carbohydrates and amino acids.It also regulates the acid/alkali balance in the body.

Magnesium helps promote absorption and metabolism of other minerals, such as calcium, phosphorus, sodium and potassium.It also helps utilise the B complex vitamins, Vitamin C and Vitamin E in the body.It aids in bone growth and is necessary for proper functioning of muscles.

Absorption and Storage:

Magnesium is absorbed in the small intestine.The rate of absorption is influenced bythe parathyroid hormones, the rate of water absorption and the amounts of calcium,phosphorus and lactose in the body.Both magnesium and calcium compete for thesame absorption sites.Absorption may be inhibited by phytates (vegetable fibre),too many fats, cod liver oil and protein.Foods high in oxalic acid inhibit absorption.Vitamin D is necessary for the proper utilisation of magnesium.

When the intake of magnesium is low, the rate of absorption may be as high as75%; when the intake is high, the rate of absorption may be as low as 25%.Lossestend to increase with the use of diuretics and with the consumption of alcohol.

Evidence suggests that the balance between calcium and magnesium is especially important.If calcium consumption is high, magnesium intake needs to be high also or a deficiency will result.The amount of protein, phosphorous and Vitamin D in the diet also influences the magnesium requirement.The need for magnesium is increased when blood cholesterol levels are high and when consumption of protein is high.


Nutrition Information

Nutrient Per capsule %RDA Magnesium 80mg 27 (magnesium citrate) 500mg *

About Brand

CYTOPLAN is a unique science-based supplement company exclusively supplying the needs of health care professionals and their patients. Cytoplan was founded in 1990, by practitioners with many years experience in nutrition science. Our emphasis is on quality, innovation and efficacy of product and Cytoplan has been a leader in the field of food-based supplementation for many years. We work closely with Doctors and scientists to produce products, which are highly bio-effective, truly innovative and backed by research and studies. We have a reputation for quality, integrity, innovation and excellent service. Our major shareholder is a charitable organisation and we make regular donations of supplements to charities and those in need. We aim to make a significant contribution to the health of our customers and this is more important to us than profit. All our products are conceived by common sense, grounded in science and proven with results. Cytoplan products are for those who are serious about health, trust that nature holds the key to real health and want a company they can believe in.

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5 out of 5
By happyaslarry | Posted on: 25/10/2011

works great

I bought this product because someone told me it was good for constipation, i take one tablet with my last meal of the day & within 4 days no more constipation hurrah!will definatly be buying again, thanks Auravita.


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