Magnesium, along with phosphorus and calcium, is very important for good nutrition. Most people do not get enough magnesium from their diet. Magnesium is either involved in many body processes including the activation of amino acids, oxidation of fatty acids, immune function, and neural transmission. It also acts as a cofactor for over 300 enzymes.
Magnesium plays a vital role particularly in the kidneys, heart and muscles. It contributes to the composition of bones and teeth.