Stop cramps in a LCHF diet by using Magnesium Gel

Most people who decide to follow a low carb, high fat (LCHF) or ketogenic way of eating, experience many beneficial effects, including weight loss, more energy, better mental clarity, stable blood sugar levels, better skin, and a reduction in health issues. A few, however, also experience cramps, sore joints and other symptoms related to a lack of minerals, especially during the induction phase when your body adapts to becoming a fat-burner rather than a sugar-burner.

What is LCHF?

If you have yet to hear of the LCHF diet, then you probably will soon. In fact it's not a temporary weight loss diet, it's a permanent way of eating which involves, at a basic level, significantly reducing carbohydrate intake and increasing the amount of healthy, natural fats you eat.

Saturated fat was once demonised and blamed for causing heart disease, and for many years we've been told to eat a low fat diet. Recently, however, doubt was cast on the reliability of the main study that our entire food pyramid recommendation system is based on, and newer studies are starting to show the benefits of the LCHF diet. Time Magazine even put butter on the cover of one issue in 2014, telling the world that the original scientists were wrong, and that saturated fat is not the enemy. (If you're looking for something to blame instead, sugar is a good place to start!)

Help me I'm cramping up!

To keep your body in prime condition while eating LCHF, you need to ensure you're including enough sodium, potassium and magnesium in your diet. Magnesium supplements taken orally can have unwanted digestive side effects, but MISMO's Magnesium Gel is applied topically, absorbing through the skin and bypassing the digestive system. It also includes MSM, which is excellent for pain relief.

Prevention is always the best cure, however if you suddenly cramp up during the night, simply apply some Magnesium Gel to the affected area and you'll have lasting relief very quickly. If you have a cramp in one leg, be sure to apply Magnesium Gel to the other leg too.

It's also important to make sure that you're drinking enough water. Add salt to your food for your sodium levels, and for extra potassium eat more avocados, nuts (especially pistachios), dark leafy greens, salmon, and mushrooms.

Other options

MISMO also sells Magnesium Chloride as a powder, perfect for foot soaks, or creating your own Magnesium Oil.

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MISMO MSM - 440g / Ultra-Pure Distilled - Pain Relief
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MISMO MSM

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THE BEAUTY, HEALING AND RESTORATIVE MINERAL

MSM is known to be highly effective in joint health, muscle recovery, sports nutrition, immune support, and healthy ageing. 

What is MSM?

MSM (Methyl Sulphonyl Methane or Dimethyl Sulfone) is an organic sulphur compound found in all living organisms. It is the purest and most bio-available form of sulphur, one of the essential minerals crucial to life and the regeneration of cells. MSM has traditionally been taken as a food supplement to increase joint health for flexibility and mobility, as well as for strong hair and nails, beautiful skin, and other health conditions from leaky gut syndrome to mild arthritis, osteoporosis, and psoriasis. 

Why do we need to supplement with MSM?

Natural MSM is largely destroyed when our food is processed and can be lost entirely when foods and ingredients are stored for a long period of time. MSM bonds with moisture, so any food which undergoes any sort of dehydration will lack its natural MSM.

For these reasons, and because MSM is so critical for almost every athletic function in active bodies, it is important to consistently supplement with a quality MSM nutritional supplement 

How does MSM work at the cellular level?

Collagen is the principal structural protein holding the skin together and is largely responsible for the skin’s mechanical properties.  Sulphur is integral to the production of collagen and elastin, and MSM is a source of organic Sulphur. 

Approximately half of the body's sulphur content is found in the skin, muscles, cartilage and bones.

How can MSM benefit your skin, hair and nails?

  • Protecting collagen against collagen degrading enzymes
  • Reducing fine lines and wrinkles by boosting collagen and elastin production
  • Boosting the natural production of Glutathione, one of the body's key anti-oxidants ... as an anti-oxidant, MSM will boost the immune system and reduce pigmentation and cellular damage
  • Acting as an anti-inflammatory agent by reducing the production of cytokines (compounds that cause inflammation)
  • Maintaining skin cell membrane flexibility and permeability, promoting an efficient exchange of nutrients and waste products to help keep skin clear
  • Helping to maintaining the body's pH balance

How can MSM help with joint health and support? 

MSM has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and can be used as a natural alternative to help reduce pain from mild arthritis and osteoarthritis related symptoms.

How does MISMO MSM help with exercise recovery?

Our muscles, skin, bones, organs, and connective tissue all rely on sulphur and without it our bodies can not function properly.  MSM is an important nutritional supplement for anyone living an active lifestyle, as it delivers the sulphur and methyl nutrients which are key to the structure of healthy cells in muscle and connective tissue.

MSM is valued by bodybuilders, strength, and power athletes because it supports healthy and flexible cell structures and can help reduce the inflammation of muscle tissue and can offset muscle soreness and joint pain caused by inflammation.

Where is MSM found and how is it manufactured?

MSM is found in the fluid and tissue of all living organisms. It is present in a variety of foods including raw vegetables, eggs, milk and fish, but is lost through cooking and food processing. One of the richest natural supplies is pine trees and cabbage.

Although MSM is abundant in nature, even the richest natural sources only provide MSM in the level of several parts per million. Commercial extraction of MSM from trees is not possible so a process is undertaken which parallels the natural oxidation that occurs in the marine atmosphere and produces MSM that is chemically identical to that found in nature.

Click here for a detailed explanation of how MSM is manufactured.

How pure is MISMO MSM?

Every batch of our MSM is rigourously tested by an independent laboratory to ensure the highest quality, minimum 99.99% pure MSM.

    How much MISMO MSM should I be taking?

    An average dose is between 2 to 6 grams daily. Most people take a teaspoon (approx. 4 grams) daily. If more relief is needed, increase the dose slowly. Can be taken in water or juice after breakfast, although there are no rules as to when you should take MSM.

    A word of caution ... some people find if they take MSM late in the day, after 4 or 5pm, they do not sleep as well, as it energises them. This is not a general occurrence but worth mentioning.

    WARNINGS: If taking Warfarin or strong blood thinners, do not take MSM without your doctor's approval. Not to be taken by children without a health professional's advice.  MSM can also interfere with the accuracy of the blood test for liver enzymes by sometimes producing false positive results. It is recommended you cease taking MSM at least 4 days before these blood tests. You can resume after the test.

    Is MISMO MSM listed with the TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration)?

    Yes, click here to view the TGA listing for MISMO MSM

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