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Magnesium Levels Among GrassrootsHealth Participants

Magnesium is a mineral essential for many functions within the body including blood pressure regulation, bone health, blood glucose control, and vitamin D activation.  Magnesium deficiency is common world-wide and low magnesium levels have been...

Nutrients Your Heart Needs

Cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure, is the number one killer of American women and men, and it is a leading cause of serious illness and disability. Essential...

World Prematurity Day November 17th

World Prematurity Day was first started on November 17, 2008 by the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants (EFCNI) at a meeting of European Parents’ Organizations. Since that time, the March of...

Over Half Do Not Get Adequate Magnesium

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body. It is involved in over 300 enzymatic reactions and is a necessary component for energy metabolism, muscle function, blood pressure regulation, insulin metabolism,...

Omega-3s May Prevent High Blood Pressure

The American Heart Association estimates that approximately half of all adults in the United States have high blood pressure. In a previous post, we discussed the average blood pressure levels reported by GrassrootsHealth participants....