Category Archives: Nutrition: Magnesium

Magnesium and Type 2 Diabetes: A Vicious Circle

doi: 10.2337/db15-1028 Diabetes January 2016 vol. 65 no. 1 3-13 Hypomagnesemia in Type 2 Diabetes: A Vicious Circle? Lisanne M.M. Gommers1, Joost G.J. Hoenderop1, René J.M. Bindels1 and Jeroen H.F. de Baaij1,2⇑ Author Affiliations 1Department of Physiology, Radboud Institute for … Continue reading

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Magnesium may help pancreatic cancer prevention

Indiana University researchers have found that magnesium intake may be beneficial in preventing pancreatic cancer. Their study, “Magnesium intake and incidence of pancreatic cancer: The VITamins and Lifestyle study,” recently appeared in the British Journal of Cancer. Pancreatic cancer is … Continue reading

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Improved diabetes-related health outcomes linked to magnesium intake: industry-funded study

Northridge, CA (March 30, 2015) - A recent analysis published in the Journal of Human Nutrition & Food Science reveals a beneficial relationship between dietary magnesium intake and diabetes-related outcomes including decreased risk for metabolic syndrome, obesity or overweight, elevated … Continue reading

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Low magnesium ups diabetes risk

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Magnesium is an important nutrient, in part because it appears to help regulate insulin secretion and/or action. Sure enough, studies over the last decade have shown that low intake of the mineral is a risk … Continue reading

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Magnesium may protect against hip fractures

Drinking water with a relatively high concentration of magnesium protects against hip fractures, according to results of a study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. There are considerable variations in the quality of drinking water in Norway. The researchers … Continue reading

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How much magnesium should you take? The experts do not seem to know.

Magnesium intake, bone mineral density, and fractures: results from the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study 1,2,3,4 First published February 5, 2014, doi: 10.3945/​ajcn.113.067488 Am J Clin Nutr April 2014 ajcn.067488 Tonya S Orchard, Joseph C Larson, Nora Alghothani, Sharon Bout-Tabaku, … Continue reading

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Antioxidants and magnesium are associated with lower risks of hearing loss

Antioxidant vitamins and magnesium and the risk of hearing loss in the US general population 1,2,3,4 Yoon-Hyeong Choi, Josef M Miller, Katherine L Tucker, Howard Hu, and Sung Kyun Park First published November 6, 2013, doi: 10.3945/​ajcn.113.068437 Am J Clin … Continue reading

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Dietary magnesium intake is inversely associated with mortality in adults at high cardiovascular disease risk

Dietary Magnesium Intake Is Inversely Associated with Mortality in Adults at High Cardiovascular Disease Risk 1,2,3 First published November 20, 2013, doi: 10.3945/​jn.113.183012 J. Nutr. January 1, 2014 vol. 144 no. 1 55-60 Marta Guasch-Ferré4,5, Mònica Bulló4,5, Ramon Estruch5,6, Dolores … Continue reading

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Supplement intake too high among older people

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 … Continue reading

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Magnesium, vitamin D status and mortality: results from US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2001 to 2006 and NHANES III

Xinqing Deng, Yiqing Song, JoAnn E Manson, Lisa B Signorello, Shumin M Zhang, Martha J Shrubsole, Reid M Ness, Douglas L Seidner and Qi Dai BMC Medicine 2013, 11:187 doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-187 Published: 27 August 2013 Abstract (provisional) Background Magnesium plays an … Continue reading

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Magnesium diminishes stroke risk: Am J Clin Nutr

Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Dec 28. [Epub ahead of print] Dietary magnesium intake and risk of stroke: a meta-analysis of prospective studies. Larsson SC, Orsini N, Wolk A. Source Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska … Continue reading

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Supplements contribute to risk of potentially excessive intakes for calcium, iron, zinc, and magnesium

Dietary supplement use is associated with higher intakes of minerals from food sources Regan L Bailey, Victor L Fulgoni III, Debra R Keast, and Johanna T Dwyer From the Office of Dietary Supplements, NIH, Bethesda, MD (RLB); Nutrition Impact LLC, … Continue reading

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Magnesium intake and risk of type 2 diabetes

Magnesium Intake and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies Jia-Yi Dong, BSC; Pengcheng Xun, MD, PHD; Ka He, MD, SCD and Li-Qiang Qin, MD, PHD Abstract OBJECTIVE Emerging epidemiological evidence suggests that higher magnesium intake may … Continue reading

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Low magnesium levels linked to long-time GERD drug use: FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public that prescription proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drugs may cause low serum magnesium levels (hypomagnesemia) if taken for prolonged periods of time (in most cases, longer than one year). In … Continue reading

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Magnesium supplements said to ward off diabetes: Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism journal

The incidence of insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome correlates with the availability of magnesium (Mg). We studied the effect of oral Mg supplementation on insulin sensitivity and other characteristics of the metabolic syndrome in normomagnesemic, overweight, insulin resistant, non-diabetic subjects. … Continue reading

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Drinking 100 percent fruit juice linked to improved nutrient intake: trade ass’n

Adults who do not drink fruit juice are more likely to fall below recommended levels for several key nutrients, including vitamins A and C and magnesium. Additionally, a greater percentage of those consuming fruit juice exceeded recommended levels for calcium … Continue reading

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