Important minerals in our body Calcium and Magnesium

 Calcium and Magnesium



Calcium (Ca)

is the mineral most represented in the body, more precisely in bones and teeth. Calcium that is stored in bones has the role of exiting if necessary, e.g. regulates pH in the body. It affects the condition of the bones and teeth. It relaxes muscles and reduces blood pressure.



Food rich in Ca

Almonds Yogurt
Raw organic milk
Sesame seeds


The lack of calcium usually results in fragile bones, osteoporosis, and brittle teeth. In order to absorb calcium you need enough magnesium, vitamin D and vitamin K.



 Magesium (Mg)

is a mineral that affects in many things in our body. It specifically improves the cardiovascular system, reduces the risk of heart attack, improves heart rate, reduces fatigue and exhaustion, relieves energy in metabolic processes, improves the functioning of the nervous system, strengthens the bones and teeth and preserves them, participates in the synthesis of proteins and division cells. Magnesium prevents the formation of a disease. Most magnesium in the body is stored in bones. It affects the migraine because it stimulates the work of brain nerves. It’s very important that you know this. In order for the body to use calcium it should have magnesium as a cofactor, and they work together. It also reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes as it affects the metabolism of glucose.


Food rich in Mg

Black chocolate
Black beens
Pumpkin seeds
Yogurt and kefir



Deficiencies of magnesium include: constipation, loss of appetite, general bad feeling, fatigue, rapid fatigue, muscle cramps, spasms, irritability, sleep disturbance, headache, poorer concentration and psychological changes. Shivering, trembling, muscle tightening, cramps, sudden changes in behavior caused by increased electrical activity in the brain and abnormal heart rhythms are emerging. There are also hormone and PMS disorders.


Enter the amounts of magnesium and calcium in a ratio of 1: 1 or 1: 2.



Nemanja Ljubisavljević
Trener i Savetnik za ishranu