Get half the Daily Value for magnesium in just two tablets! Unique amino-acid mineral complex. Suitable for vegetarians. What is Vitacost Magnesium Taurate? . Vitacost Magnesium Taurate is a preferred form of the mineral magnesium—in amino acid-mineral complex form. Minerals naturally bind with other molecules typically amino acids during the digestive process which facilitates their absorption through the intestinal walls. In this supplement magnesium is combined with the amino acid L-taurine. . Magnesium is an essential mineral present in large amounts in the body. Besides being necessary for more than 300 biochemical reactions magnesium is involved in many important functions—from protein production and energy metabolism to cardiovascular and bone health.*. . Foods such as leafy greens and nuts are especially good sources of magnesium. It’s also found in whole grains legumes seeds other vegetables dairy and meats. It’s believed however that most people don’t consume enough dietary magnesium and may benefit from supplementation. . How does magnesium support health? Important for healthy bones*. Contributes to calcium absorption*. Supports normal nerve function*. Supports normal muscle contraction and relaxation*. Supports the production of protein in all body cells*. Supports cardiovascular health*. Maintains blood pressure already within normal range*. Why choose Vitacost Magnesium Taurate? Consists of a unique mineral-amino acid complex. Suitable for vegetarians. Contains 60 servings per bottle. High quality and great value compared to other brands. About Vitacost. Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP). . . . * These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose treat cure or prevent any disease.
"The molecular weight of magnesium taurate is 290.60. The atomic weight of magnesium is 24.305. This means that magnesium taurate contains about 8.4% magnesium, so two tablets provide about 210 mg of magnesium. This is why the "product details" says, "Get half the Daily Value for magnesium in just two tablets!""
"I had been buying Magnesium Taurate by Cardiovascular Research for years, but discovered that Vitacost had their own brand. It is much more affordable, which is great, but the pills are huge. I will continue buying it for the cost savings, though."
"I was giving my mom the powder form of magnesium but it was hard for her to remember how much to put in the water and to even remember to take it. I got the pill form and now it's not a problem anymore. It works for her and she doesn't have to mess with mixing it with water!"
"I did some research and this product is fabulous for absorption - I don't usually like tablets but for the price.......it's a whole lot cheaper than what I was using before : Advanced Research Membrane Complex."
"I just received my order and discovered these are horse size pills.So far I've been able to swallow them, but if you have any issues with swallowing large tablets, this may not be the one for you. I can'treally comment on the effectiveness as I've only taken for a few days."