The Most Important Mineral for Fighting Fatigue


It’s a fact of life for cancer patients and cancer survivors and most of us living modern life.

Yet I will bet you didn’t know that Magnesium is depleted with stress and that at least 30% of us don’t get enough of this critical mineral to replenish what’s lost.

If your magnesium is low, you feel tired because this vital mineral is need by every single cell in your body and is required to run the engine of your cells.

No magnesium, no mojo, no energy.

Women need almost twice the amount of Magnesium as men. Surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy all deplete Magnesium. Carbonated beverages, caffeine and alcohol all deplete Magnesium.

Here are the top 9 vegan sources of Magnesium, to help you replenish and get your energy back:

  • Coconut milk and coconut water
  • Almonds, almond butter
  • Cashews, cashew butter
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Spinach
  • Cacao nibs, cacao
  • Rice bran
  • Wheat bran
  • Oat bran

The best non-vegetarian source for Magnesium is fish, especially Halibut and Mackerel.

You may also want to consider supplementing your diet, especially if you’re feeling very fatigued. The best absorbed Magnesium supplements are Magnesium Glycinate or Malate.

The recommended dose range is 300-800 mg/day, usually in the form of 2 caps 2x/day. Always consult your healthcare provider, especially if you are taking other medications or have specific health concerns.

“To obtain enough magnesium from the diet takes special care and knowledge of magnesium-rich foods, but we still need to supplement with magnesium.”

– Carolyn Dean, MD ND author of The Magnesium Miracle

Don’t let fatigue get the best of you.