Magnesium is one of the best-known minerals our bodies need to function. Although it can be found in many food sources, magnesium has become a popular mineral to supplement. Most often quoted for improving sleep quality and muscle recovery, magnesium has many benefits while a shortage could lead to serious illnesses such as heart decease and type 2 diabetes.
In this Health Guide we explain the most relevant benefits of magnesium, the best food sources for magnesium, whether you should consider taking it as a supplements and the differences between the most common magnesium supplement types.
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Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) has gained immense popularity as a supplement throughout Western Europe and North America in recent years, primarily for its stress reducing and focus enhancing properties.
With ashwagandha’s increasing popularity, comes an increase in the amount of scientific studies and amount of stories going around on social media platforms such as TikTok. To separate facts from fiction, this article gets to the root of ashwagandha’s (potential) benefits and (potential) risks.
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