Category Archives: Magnesium Deficiency

israeli desalinated water and magnesium

Magnesium Lacking in Israeli Water

Ha’aretz – Average Israeli drinks 14 glasses of fluids a day, study finds. Tel Aviv, Israel – The purpose of the study was to examine whether minerals like calcium and magnesium ought to be added to the desalinated water that now runs in faucets. The researchers said recent studies have pointed to a link between [...]

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magnesium the neglected nutrient

Magnesium a Neglected Nutrient

Healthy Cultures – Magnesium – An Often Neglected Nutrient. Dietary magnesium intake has been declining in recent years due to an increased intake of processed foods.  We need magnesium for bones and teeth, nerve activity, energy and protein formation.  Magnesium is primarily found in plant foods and the average intake among U.S. adults is below [...]

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gene mutations

New Gene Linked To Low Levels Of Magnesium

Science Daily (press release) – New Gene Linked To Low Levels Of Magnesium. USA – March 28, 2009) — A small number of individuals have genetic mutations that cause them to have very low levels of magnesium (Mg 2+ ), which can cause altered heart beats, seizures, and involuntary muscle contraction. Science Daily…

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prescription drugs deplete magnesium

Magnesium Depletion Due To Prescription Medicine

Herbals Unlimited – Prescription Drugs Deplete Vital Nutrients And Vitamins. The knowledge that long-term use of many drugs leads to nutritional deficiencies of specific nutrients has been documented by a large number of studies done over the last three decades. Conclusively, these studies show that drugs deplete nutrients whether by interfering with absorption, or by [...]

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fluoride and magnesium

Magnesium Deficiency and Fluoridation

OpEdNews – Officials Lie About Fluoridation Safety. This report says “… subsets of the population may be unusually susceptible to the toxic effects of fluoride and its compounds…the elderly, people with osteoporosis, people with deficiencies of calcium, magnesium, vitamin C, and/or protein.” Op Ed News…

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sugar and magnesium

Magnesium Deficiency and Diet – What use are vitamins? Portsmouth, NH, USA – Studies show poor diets can leach vitamins; for example white sugar robs B-complex vitamins, calcium, and magnesium. Rob Stock notes stress, illness and age as possible factors as well. Sea Coast Online…

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magnesium mineral depletion

Tracking Lost Nutrients

Tracking lost nutrients with Dr Carole Hungerford. Southwales, Australia – Agricultural science has delivered some remarkable advances in yields, but inadvertently created some perverse outcomes that practitioners like Carole Hungerford believe are trashing health and health budgets around the world. “Perhaps more worrisome would be declines in nutrients we could not study because they were [...]

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men's nutrients and magnesium

Men Don’t Take Enough Magnesium

Men’s Health – Are you getting enough? Nutrients, that is. In fact, studies show that 77 percent of men don’t take in enough magnesium, that many of us are deficient in vitamin D, and that the vitamin B12 in our diets may be undermined by a common heartburn medication. Read more…  

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Eye Twitching and Magnsium

Magnesium and Eye Twitching

Courier Mail – What’s your body telling you? Queensland, Australia – If your eyes are twitching more than Kyle Sandilands on live TV, you could be lacking magnesium, says Alex Mcclelland, accredited dietitian with the Dietitians Association of Australia. “Early signs of magnesium deficiency can result in muscle spasms, which may also cause eye twitching,” [...]

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Ashley Koff and Magnesium

Magnesium Deficiency Symptoms

Hello Beautiful Magazine – Are You Getting Enough Of These Nutrients? Almost 85 percent of North Americans don’t get their daily dose of magnesium. Why it matters: Because magnesium helps maintain the health and functioning of the nervous system, being deficient can cause everything from muscle spasms and weakness to heart attacks and hyperactivity. Hello [...]

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