The Power of Magnesium

Magnesium plays an important role in almost every body function and promotes a healthy immune system!

Studies show this mineral helps: Ensure a good night’s sleep, prevent exercise-induced muscle soreness, keep you regular without constipation, ward off depression, fight migraines and more! Having a magnesium deficiency can lead to improper metabolic function and significant health problems. It’s best to get your magnesium naturally from food.

Here are 6 mineral boosters to add to your grocery list: fish, dark leafy greens, nuts and seeds, avocado, bananas and dark chocolate.

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Dr. Jennifer Miranda

Dr. Jennifer Miranda is a board certified Internal Medicine physician who believes that doctors should make a difference in the quality of people’s lives. To this end, she founded Pure Executive Health & Wellness, a comprehensive medical practice centered around the importance of the patient-physician relationship in achieving total body wellness.

Dr. Miranda is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Harvard University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. While at Harvard, she was a four-time recipient of the annual John Harvard Scholarship for academic achievement of highest distinction, and she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the prestigious collegiate national honor society. She then attended the University of Miami School of Medicine where she graduated with selection into Alpha Omega Alpha, which is the highest honor someone can obtain during their medical education. Her exceptional skills as a resident led to her selection as Intern of the Year and later as Chief Medical Resident at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. She also has extensive knowledge in the field of Functional Medicine, and has recently completed a 2 year comprehensive program at the University of Miami.