CanPrev - Magnesium Bis-Glycinate 200 Gentle - 120 Powder Gram(s) - NPN: 80058007 -- Magnesium is one of those hard working minerals that simply doesnt get the attention it deserves. It plays a key role in over 800 different chemical reactions in the body and is involved in everything from DNA synthesis, energy production and metabolism, to muscle strength, nerve function, heart rate regulation and bone building. Magnesium is also an active ingredient in alleviating constipation. Thats one busy mineral.Unfortunately, magnesium deficiency is extremely common. Medications like antibiotics, corticosteroids, diuretics and contraceptives hinder our ability to absorb magnesium. Refining and processing strips magnesium from our food. Even agricultural soil and water are being depleted of magnesium. It is no wonder that 68% of adults have trouble getting enough from their diets.CanPrevs Magnesium Bis-Glycinate 200 Gentle contains as much as 20% more elemental magnesium than other magnesium supplements. It works to restore magnesium to optimum levels and help fuel all the important functions its called on to perform. Magnesium Bis-Glycinate 200 Gentle offers a potent, therapeutic dose of 200mg of pure elemental magnesium in a form known for its superior absorption and gentleness on the bowels all in easy to swallow vegetable capsule or powder with no fillers.