What is the difference between magnesium oxide and magnesium citrate?

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    Education Answerposted 4 years ago

    What is the difference between magnesium oxide and magnesium citrate?

    Why is magnesium citrate so much more expensive than magnesium oxide?

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  2. sprickita profile image79
    sprickitaposted 4 years ago

    Life or Death for some one with an allergy. lol just kiddin go to drugs.com and enter one search term at a time and compare.

  3. artist101 profile image67
    artist101posted 4 years ago

    Magnesium citrate is chelated for easier absorption, and assimilation for the body. Chelated means it is bound to a protein. When a mineral such as magnesium is ingested it is usually bound during digestion. So in essence by binding it, it can be used more readily by the body. That is why it is more expensive. Magnesium is a necessary  nutrient and calming to the mind, and a good muscle relaxer as well.

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      artist101posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      thank you education answers for the best answer vote, about #magnesium, and #chelation

 
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