MAGNESIUM AS A MINERAL IN A PARROT'S DIET
Magnesium is an essential dietary mineral. It has many functions in helping the body to work properly. These include the maintenance of normal muscle and nerve function. It also helps keeps the digestive system working, the rhythm of the heart steady, and helps maintain normal blood pressure, and it supports a healthy immune system. Magnesium keeps bones strong and helps regulate blood sugar levels and helps to metabolize energy. Magnesium is found in nuts, legumes, whole grains, and vegetables, especially in dark green leafy vegetables that contain chlorophyll.