Origin: Obtained by combining one magnesium and two glycine molecules
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Overview: Magnesium glycinate, also known as magnesium diglycinate or magnesium bisglycinate, is the magnesium salt of glycine (one magnesium and two glycine molecules), and is sold as a dietary supplement.
It is better absorbed by the body and is less likely to cause side effects such as an upset stomach or loose stools.
- Decreasing blood pressure
- Decreasing insulin resistance
- Reducing risk of bone fractures and osteoporosis
- Reducing the frequency of migraine headaches
- Increasing serotonin levels aiding in depression symptoms
Common Dosage: 400 to 40 mg per day for adult males and 310 to 320 mg per day for adult females