Category Archives: Magnesium

Magnesium for Mood Disorders?

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Magnesium Monotherapy for Anxiety and Depression

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Calcium Supplements: Do They Lower Blood Pressure?

When discussing minerals and blood pressure the mineral that is usually mentioned in sodium. The relationship between sodium and blood pressure is more complex than is often considered. Most medical experts claim that as sodium intake increases, blood pressure also … Continue reading

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Magnesium For Cardioprotection

Magnesium is a macromineral in human nutrition. This means it is needed in gram amounts in the diet. Magnesium is a divalent cation and works along side other divalent cations, particularly calcium, at maintaining normal cellular homeostasis. In particular, magnesium … Continue reading

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Magnesium And Blood Sugar Control

The release of insulin from the pancreas is caused in part by interaction with glucose to receptors on the cell membrane and the activation of ATP-sensitive potassium ion (K+) channels. In this respect, depolarisation of the cell membrane results in … Continue reading

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Salt Substitutes Lower Blood Pressure: In Salt Sensitive Individual

Many experts still claim that high salt diets cause blood pressure increases. However this viewpoint is disingenuous, and the contention that sodium chloride is the cause of high blood pressure is either deliberately propagandised or misguidedly believed. Animal and human … Continue reading

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Magnesium: The Heart Healthy Mineral

Magnesium is an essential macromineral needed in gram amounts per day in the human diet. However, evidence suggests that the Western diet is devoid of foods that contain magnesium and as a result, many individuals in developed nations do not … Continue reading

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The Role of Nutrition In Acid Base Balance

Mammals have complex regulatory mechanism that maintain the pH of tissues, including the blood, within a narrow range of limits. This is required because the enzymes that are contained within these tissues are only able to function within narrow ranges … Continue reading

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Estimates of Acid-Base Status: Protein, Phosphorus, Potassium and Magnesium

It is increasingly being recognised that the acid base balance of the blood is an important determinant of fitness and health. This is evidenced by the observation that alkalinisation of blood is beneficial to athletes in allowing increased ability to … Continue reading

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Roughly 50 Essential Factors

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