Magnesium: what you need to know about this important micronutrient

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Magnesium is one of the many micronutirents the body requires to remain healthy. It’s essential for helping more than 300 enzymes carry out numerous chemical processes in the body, including those that produce proteins, support strong bones, control blood sugar and blood pressure and maintain healthy muscles and nerves. According to research, most are not consuming the recommended amount of magnesium to support the body’s needs.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 27 Jan 2023


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