Vitamin D and the Magnesium Deficiency: IMPORTANT

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Most of the population is deficient in both vitamin D and magnesium. Learn more.


0:00 Introduction: Vitamin D and magnesium
0:22 The relationship between vitamin D and magnesium
1:09 The calcium connection
1:53 Boost magnesium
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3:15 Learn more about magnesium!

Let’s talk about magnesium and vitamin D. About 75 percent of the population has low vitamin D levels, and 45 percent have low magnesium levels.

All of the enzymes involved in converting vitamin D to the active form depend on magnesium. Vitamin D won’t work in the body if you have a magnesium deficiency.

Vitamin D is vitally important for the body, and it’s crucial to do what you can to avoid a vitamin D deficiency.

Vitamin D also supports the absorption of magnesium. Vitamin D and magnesium work synergistically.

Vitamin D and magnesium are also important to support the absorption and regulation of calcium. Magnesium helps prevent calcium from building up in your arteries.

The body needs about twice as much calcium as magnesium. But many people are actually getting about three times as much calcium as magnesium.

Having excess calcium with a magnesium deficiency can lead to serious side effects, including cancer.

Thankfully, the solution is simple. You need to increase magnesium by consuming magnesium-rich foods, like leafy greens.

Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio:
Dr. Berg, age 58, is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis and intermittent fasting. He is the author of the best-selling book The Healthy Keto Plan, and is the Director of Dr. Berg Nutritionals®. He no longer practices, but focuses on health education through social media.

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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients so he can focus on educating people as a full-time activity, yet he maintains an active license. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, prescription, or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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Thanks for watching! I hope this helps you better understand the importance of vitamin D and magnesium. I'll see you in the next video.

34 responses to “Vitamin D and the Magnesium Deficiency: IMPORTANT”

  1. Thank you …l started Keto 25 days ago and have been feeling terrible….Havent dropped all the water weight that l have before starting Keto. Only lost 10 lbs…but l am off insulin….sugars down. 💥

    • 10 lbs is great. Keep going good luck. Yeah you probably need electrolytes. I felt so bad too but honestly the electrolytes are a must. I use Dr Berg great

    • Keep going. Make sure you food is totally free of Seed Oils, Sugars, Carbs and Processed Products. Perhaps eat more fatty red meat. And get quality salt. And get sunshine and good sleep.

    • Yeah it’s a really slow process for some of us. My water bloating was largely due too excessive stress I believe. But also like with the other comments,dirty keto and clean keto are worlds apart. Zero sugar and zero processed anything are key.

  2. Thanks Dr. Berg for these insightful videos. I think it would be super beneficial for all of us if you made a long hour or so video that covers all the essentials to optimal health. Sometimes the sheer amount of videos you have makes it difficult to know exactly what the average person should be doing everyday in terms of supplementation/diet/sleep.

  3. Forever grateful for your existence Dr.Berg. You have single-handedly changed our perspective on nutrition. Have started taking magnesium and vitamin d supplements coz of you.

  4. Just scored 2 pounds of Wild Caught Shrimp, 4 pounds of No Sugar Bacon, a dozen eggs, and even got a couple of Lemons for $100.00 🎉 VICTORY!! Have a great day, Dr. Berg! 🙂

  5. Thanks Dr. Berg you are such an amazing wealth of medical information. I really appreciate the vitamin videos✌️

  6. Dr. Berg, thank you for helping me to get my life back on track from all of my bad eating habits in the past. I have been following you on YouTube for a couple of years now. Your knowledge on nutrition is real proof that it works, if followed correctly!

  7. Dr really are a blessing. ALL of your knowledge is so helpful and so simple. You also have a great voice DR and your sense of humor is very charming.. thank you and please don’t stop making videos 🙏🙏

  8. I had an issue with my bone not wanting to heal. When tested on calcium, it was higher then recommended. Since i take D and magnesium, my calcium is more normal and bone started to heal better. I feel better and have less heart rythm issues thanks to the magnesium

  9. Thanks Dr. Berg, I just subscribed to your newsletter. I have digestive issues eating vegetables. Eating mostly meat now. Lots of beef, some beef liver and sardines in water. Will this new diet fulfill magnesium, Vitamin B and calcium requirements? Was Keto for 6 years until recently. Thanks.

  10. We are all so so lucky the Universe brought Dr.Berg into ourlives we thank you God too.This man is the bomb.Hes my go to doctor never felt better in my life.

  11. This doctor needs to be cloned and put into every medical school to re-educate doctors with correct information about health.
    He is brilliant, and a gem of a person to anyone with common sense about how to improve their health in a sustained way.
    I just love learning from his simple to understand videos … I respect this man immensely. 👍👍👍

  12. Dr have helped a lot persons by your informative forum…I’m one of those who recommended you to y tube and she has benefitted so far with her liver bile duct issue and more ..thank you very much ..I’m in post menopause and it’s different feeling but I’m coping with the burning tongue which goes and comes ..I guessed must stop spicing up my life 😊

  13. 83% of food in grocery stores is processed?? I’m not shocked to hear this but at the same time I am. That stat gives a nice perspective of part of our health/food issues. Another great video, thank you Dr. Berg!!

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