The lack of this mineral in the body increases our appetite for sweets.. Natural sources to obtain it
Recent studies have found that people with magnesium deficiency will be more likely to binge eat sweets.
Experts estimate that this strange relationship is linked to magnesium's role in blood sugar balance. A study on the topic, published in the journal Nutrients, found that magnesium can significantly help balance sugar in people with diabetes.
According to (healthy.walla), and the agency «Sputnik».
And when sugar levels are more balanced, they reduce the "jumps" in sugar levels that cause weakness, sudden hunger and a craving for a snack.
And in recent years, there is ample evidence of magnesium's significant contribution to our overall good health.
Among other things, it has been found to contribute to the regulation of blood pressure, help strengthen bones, maintain a normal pulse, and also contribute to muscle health.
Magnesium is now considered a popular supplement among athletes, after studies have found, among other things, that it helps improve performance in physical activity.
One reason magnesium is so effective at improving athletic performance is also related to its effect on sweet cravings.
A 2014 study found that magnesium helps get more sugar from the bloodstream into the muscles while removing more lactic acids that cause muscle soreness and weakness after exercise.
There is evidence that magnesium can help fight depression.
One study, for example, found that 450 mg of magnesium in daily intake helped reduce symptoms of depression with an effect similar to that of well-known medications.
100 grams of dark chocolate contains about 33% of the recommended daily amount of magnesium.
A handful of cashews or almonds provides about 25% of the recommended amount, and 200 grams of avocado will provide 15%.
Fish like salmon and mackerel, as well as spinach, quinoa, beans and beet leaves contain a good amount of magnesium and will ensure that you reach the daily ration you need.
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