What is magnesium?

Magnesium is an abundant mineral found in foods like leafy greens and legumes. It’s involved in more than 300 enzymatic reactions in the body and is known to support cellular energy production, nerve function, healthy bones and muscles, and may even support physical and mental relaxation. 

Many families use supplements because getting the right magnesium in your diet can be challenging. 

What are the different types of magnesium?

There are many varieties of magnesium. Most offer benefits like nerve, bone and muscle support, but some are more specialized to meet specific needs.

At KAL, we’ve formulated several types of magnesium. Each offer unique benefits:

  • Magnesium Citrate

    Magnesium bound with citric acid, which is considered a good formula for overall digestion.

  • Magnesium Malate

    Magnesium bound with malic acid, which may increase its bioavailability and efficacy.

  • Magnesium Taurate

    Magnesium combined with the amino acid taurine, which may support heart health and blood flow.

  • Magnesium Glycinate

    Magnesium combined with the amino acid glycine, which may help soothe your nervous system.

Magnesium combined with the amino acid glycine, which may help soothe your nervous system.

How can I take magnesium?

There are many ways to take magnesium—which means you can decide what’s best for YOU. 

Love a classic? Try magnesium in an easy tablet. 

Need easy digestion? Try Magnesium Glycinate 350 and D-3 Mag Glycinate in a vegan, gluten free VegCap.

Want quick absorption? Try Magnesium Glycinate with ActivGel technology. 

Want magnesium as a treat? Try tasty orange-flavored Magnesium Gummies.

Want easy integration into your diet? Try it in a powder, including our Dinosaur® Magnesium Powder for kids!  

  • Calming Magnesium Powder Blueberry

  • Calming Magnesium Powder Cherry

  • Calming Magnesium Powder Lemon Lime

  • Mood Magnesium Powder Mandarin

Why should I take magnesium daily?

Magnesium is found in foods like leafy greens, legumes, nuts, and seeds. But many families struggle to meet their daily magnesium requirements through diet alone. 

Magnesium supplements are a simple way to get healthy amounts of this essential mineral. And it’s easy—most supplements only need to be taken once a day.