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Magnesium, Metabolic Syndrome, and Diabetes

In a previous post, certain diseases and conditions that could cause magnesium deficiency were reviewed, among them were uncontrolled metabolic syndrome and diabetes, due mainly to the increased urinary excretion of magnesium. It is...

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,...

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...

Could Magnesium Treat Depression?

Depression is a common mental disorder that affects more than 300 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of disability. Current antidepressant therapies have limitations related to effectiveness, side effects, cost, and availability....

What type of magnesium are you taking?

GrassrootsHealth recently released the D*action + Magnesium Safety project – a project to learn more about current levels of magnesium (Mg) in our study population and how it relates to magnesium intake, vitamin D...