It turns out that magnesium deficiency could be the reason behind some chocolate cravings you are experiencing. Many people are hooked on the boost they get from chocolate. There could actually be another reason behind our consumption of it. Craving a specific food could mean a deficiency of a certain nutrient that the food gives us. A dark chocolate bar has a good amount of magnesium in it and can help people out quite a bit.
- Magnesium is an essential mineral needed for proper working of nerves and muscles.
- A deficiency can cause migraines, irritability, fatigue, anxiety, irregular heartbeat, and loss of concentration.
- A new way besides magnesium supplements is to use transdermal magnesium.
“A study by laboratory Mineral Check found that 70 per cent of a cohort of 8,000 people had a lower than expected magnesium levels.”