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Magnesium and Diabetes Risk Reduction

Magnesium and Reducing Diabetes Risk

Eating a diet rich in magnesium can help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to new research. Scientists from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that high magnesium intake intake was also strongly associated with reduced type 2 diabetes risk which persisted to an extent even when participants were consuming a [...]

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Menopause and Blood Sugar – Christiane Northrup, MD

Many women entering menopause accept the fact that they’ll gain weight….kind of an inevitable result of their “metabolism” slowing down. Well, it turns out that these metabolic changes, though real enough, are NOT necessarily the result of menopause. Instead, these changes are the natural progression of a process that begins much earlier: Glycemic Stress, from [...]

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Foods That Lower Blood Sugar Quickly

Your blood sugar controls several different hormonal responses in the body, all of which contribute to your energy, your mood, and even your hunger levels. Healthy blood sugars are also vital to prevent or manage Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and hypoglycemia. Eating a diet that supports your blood sugar can also help prevent obesity. To [...]

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Magnesium and Exercise

Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2002;42(6):533-63. Magnesium and Exercise Bohl CH, Volpe SL. University of Massachusetts, Department of Nutrition, Amherst 01003, USA. Abstract Magnesium is an essential element that regulates membrane stability and neuromuscular, cardiovascular, immune, and hormonal functions and is a critical cofactor in many metabolic reactions. The Dietary Reference Intake for magnesium for [...]

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Magnesium Health and Diabetes

About 75% of all Americans don’t get enough magnesium, with deficiency ranges for diabetics varying from 25 to 39% (1). Lack of magnesium in this group is important to note because it causes elevated glucose and insulin levels. Proper amounts of this mineral are essential for proper glucose balance and transport, as well as regulating [...]

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Magnesium Health: A Natural Approach to Diabetes

By Jennifer Lyall What is diabetes? Diabetes is a disease when you have too much sugar in your blood. It causes a lot of complications like heart disease, loss of nerve sensation, blindness, etc. What are the different types of diabetes? There’s Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is where the body [...]

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Diabetes Mellitus Linked to Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium has been found to regulate and improve blood sugar control, play a vital role in the secretion and function of insulin, is necessary for insulin to open cell membranes for glucose and helps the body digest, absorb, and utilize proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. Those who are low on this mineral (a survey conducted by [...]

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