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Why do we need magnesium?

An article published in Medical News Today has outlined the various benefits associated with magnesium, as well as the risks that can occur due to magnesium deficiency. Magnesium is one of seven essential macrominerals, which are essential for our day-to-day lives. This blog post outlines four of the benefits that the medical article highlighted:



Benefits


1. Bone health

Magnesium is said to play a crucial role in the formation of healthy bones, with sufficient magnesium intake linked with higher bone density. Magnesium also helps to regulate Vitamin D and calcium levels in the body.


2. Diabetes


Magnesium is essential in controlling glucose levels and insulin metabolism in the body, meaning research has shown a link between people with higher magnesium diets and a decreased risk of Type 2 diabetes.


3. Cardiovascular health

Magnesium has been shown to play an important role in maintaining heart health, with magnesium deficiency also linking to an increased risk in cardiovascular problems.





To read the full article including further benefits of magnesium, more information about magnesium deficiencies, and the recommended daily intake of magnesium, visit: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/286839

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