“In particular, a craving for chocolate could highlight a magnesium deficiency.
“Magnesium is an essential mineral and is required for over 300 enzyme reactions in the body.
“So, try eating a good quality dark chocolate bar (preferably organic and above 70 percent cocoa) which is a rich source of magnesium, or try a magnesium supplement to see if your cravings subside.”
According to the Cleveland Clinic some of the earlier signs of a magnesium deficiency are:
- Loss of appetite.
- Muscle spasms