Ask health experts which supplements they recommend and magnesium will come up time and time again.

Is it any surprise? This essential nutrient is involved in over 300 biochemical reactions in the body, and intensive agricultural methods mean there’s less of it in our soil (and consequently our food) than ever before.

Whether you’re looking to get a better night’s sleep, address chronic stress levels, relieve muscle cramps, soothe arthritis pain, lessen anxiety or rectify electrolyte balance, taking a high-quality magnesium supplement is a no-brainer.

The question is, what’s the best form of magnesium to take for all of the above?