If there’s a particularly hard-working mineral, it’s got to be magnesium.
Not only does it soothe tired muscles—cue the Epsom salt baths—but it also improves how you digest fatty acids and proteins, contributes to heart health, and helps prevent bone loss as you age.
But one effect that could be pretty surprising, especially if you’re not expecting it? Magnesium supplements may also lead to some pretty crazy dreams. Read on to find out why.