Magnesium intake and the metabolic syndrome: epidemiologic evidence to date.

@article{He2006MagnesiumIA,
  title={Magnesium intake and the metabolic syndrome: epidemiologic evidence to date.},
  author={Kangkang He and Yiqing Song and Rashad J. Belin and Youguo Chen},
  journal={Journal of the cardiometabolic syndrome},
  year={2006},
  volume={1 5},
  pages={351-5}
}
The importance of magnesium intake in relation to the metabolic syndrome has been increasingly recognized. Magnesium is an essential mineral, critical for a number of metabolic functions in the human body. The major dietary sources of magnesium intake include whole grains, legumes, nuts, and green leafy vegetables. Animal studies indicate a pivotal role of magnesium in glucose homeostasis and insulin secretion and action. Experimental and clinical studies suggest that magnesium intake may be… CONTINUE READING

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