If you’re lacking energy, easily annoyed, and generally feel sort of off, look to your diet. While iron deficiencies may get all the ink, it’s not the only mineral that could be missing from your meals. Lack of magnesium — a common, but silent, deficiency — impacts about half of the population, data suggests.
Source: Is this the new iron deficiency?
Sources for magnesium? Pumpkin seeds have the most, but there’s lots of calories in nuts so spinach is the next best source (which is a concern for us on blood thinners). Sesame seeds, black beans, sunflower seeds, navy beans are safer for us. You can read more about magnesium here.
Salt, potassium and magnesium are three major things I try to incorporate more than I used to. I use a Nuun tablet in my water if I’m to be doing something for longer than an hour.