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Magnesium L-threonate

Magnesium L-threonate is easily absorbed and taken up into the brain, providing cognitive benefits. 

Since most magnesium supplements are poorly absorbed and do not enter the brain in sufficient quantities, fixing this problem has been difficult. 

What is magnesium L-threonate?

Scientists at MIT developed a new form of magnesium called magnesium L-threonate, which is highly absorbable and has been shown to increase brain levels of magnesium to a much higher degree than other forms.

  • Magnesium L-threonate has been shown to boost brain magnesium levels when taken orally.
  • This effect is due to its unique ability to cross the blood-brain barrier.
  • It also increases synaptic density and increases the production of NMDA receptors in brain cells.
  • This boost to brain magnesium directly translates to an improvement in mental function.

Magnesium L-threonate benefits 

  • Improved type of magnesium changing absorbability of magnesium to the brain.
  • The form is more bioavailable, resulting in higher levels of magnesium in the brain.
  • Its boost to brain magnesium helps encourages direct mental function advancement.

Magnesium deficiency

A large majority of the population suffers from inadequate magnesium intake. Magnesium deficiency contributes to many chronic conditions including cardiovascular disease and age-related loss of cognitive function. 

Magnesium is a vital mineral required for the process of hundreds of enzymes in the human body, making it essential for nearly 80% of our metabolic reactions. 

In the brain, magnesium is needed for the correct functioning of synapses involved in complex tasks such as learning and memory. Fortunately, supplementation with magnesium L-threonate can resolve magnesium deficiency and contribute to improved health and longevity.

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