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Magnesium consumption linked to lower risk of hip fractures

Posted February 28, 2014

A higher intake of magnesium may reduce the risk of hip fractures, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and published in the journal Bone. Researchers from the Universities of Bergen, Tromso, Trondheim and Oslo also collaborated in the study, which was funded by the Norwegian Research Council.

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Drinking water with a relatively high concentration of magnesium protects against hip fractures

Posted February 19, 2014

There are considerable variations in the quality of drinking water in Norway. The researchers studied variations in magnesium and calcium levels in drinking water between different areas, as these are assumed to have a role in the development of bone strength. They wanted to examine whether there was a correlation between magnesium and calcium concentrations in drinking water and the incidence of hip fracture.

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Magnesium: The Stress Reliever

Posted February 9, 2014

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in your body, a necessary co-factor for hundreds of enzymes, and the most critical mineral of all for coping with stress. Stress-related diseases which run rampant through modern society, like heart attacks and high blood pressure, are often accompanied by magnesium deficiency. Unfortunately, most Americans consume diets that fail to meet the government’s RDA for magnesium, and magnesium intake is even lower than average among people who develop heart disease.

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Natural Back Pain Cure: What’s Good for the Neck Works on the Butt

Posted January 31, 2014

Are you plagued with chronic back pain but are worried that many pain cures are actually unsafe and can lead to addiction and/or an accidental overdose? Are you afraid that taking a pain killer will end your sex life? If so, you may want to learn about the 3 latest natural pain killer cures.

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Effect of calcium phosphate and vitamin D3 supplementation on bone remodelling and metabolism of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and iron

Posted January 24, 2014

The aim of the present study was to determine the effect of calcium phosphate and/or vitamin D3 on bone and mineral metabolism.

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The Role of Magnesium in the Fight Against Alzheimers Disease

Posted January 22, 2014

Magnesium is an abundant mineral in the body and a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate biochemical reactions such as protein synthesis, muscle function and blood pressure regulation. It is also an essential nutrient for the brain, and a particular form has been shown to have positive effects in animal studies of Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Older people ingest too much magnesium, vitamin E in the form of dietary supplements

Posted December 6, 2013

Many older people are ingesting too much magnesium and vitamin E in the form of dietary supplements. This was discovered by scientists of the Helmholtz Zentrum München in a population-based study; their results have been published in ‘The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging’.

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Magnesium may help people with heart problems to live longer

Posted December 3, 2013

Increased intakes of magnesium may help people with a high cardiovascular risk to live longer, according to a new study from Spain.

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Magnesium could help save baby boomers from mental decline

Posted November 7, 2013

One of the greatest fears associated with aging is cognitive decline. Contrary to popular belief there is often something that can be done to help avoid this from happening. Aside from leading a healthy lifestyle with daily exercise and adequate rest and sleep, good nutrition is vital for brain health as you age. Magnesium has emerged as being particularly important for brain health since it appears to assist in preventing cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Magnesium shows insulin benefits in non-diabetics: Study

Posted November 1, 2013

Increased intakes of magnesium are associated with decreased metabolic biomarkers of insulin resistance in non-diabetics, says a new study.

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