Category Archives: Blood Pressure

magnesium the neglected nutrient

Magnesium – Naturally Lower Blood Pressure

Adequate potassium and magnesium are critical to maintaining healthy blood pressure. That might be part of the reason that the vegetable-rich DASH diet works so well — vegetables are great sources of both minerals. To maximize magnesium, make sure your menu includes foods such as halibut, almonds, cashews, soybeans, spinach, shredded wheat, oatmeal, baked potatoes, [...]

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Magnesium Nutrition and Blood Pressure

Summary By Hans R. Larsen MSc ChE – ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. Medical researchers at the Erasmus University Medical School have discovered a natural mineral salt which significantly lowers blood pressure in people suffering from mild to moderate hypertension. The salt, “SagaSalt” (Akzo Nobel, Netherlands) occurs naturally in Iceland and contains 41 per cent sodium chloride, [...]

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Magnesium Supplement Lowers Blood Pressure

Summary By Hans R. Larsen MSc ChE – ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS. A double-blind controlled trial was recently carried out by Dutch and Belgian researchers in order to determine if oral supplementation with magnesium is an effective way of lowering blood pressure in women suffering from mild to moderate hypertension. Their experiment involved 91 women [...]

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Dietary Fiber and Magnesium Prevent Hypertension

Summary By Hans R. Larsen MSc ChE – BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. Doctors at the Harvard School of Public Health have completed a study to determine the relationship between diet and hypertension (high blood pressure). The study involved over 30,000 male health professionals 40 to 75 years old. The baseline mean systolic blood pressure for the [...]

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Magnesium and High Blood Pressure

Published in Natural Medicine Journal, Carolyn Dean, MD, ND provides important commentary on a recent stud entitled : “Effect of magnesium supplementation on blood pressure: a meta-analysis”, by Kass L, Weekes J, Carpenter L. and published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2012 Feb 8. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2012.4 Key Findings There was greater blood pressure [...]

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Low Magnesium = Higher Risk of Hypertension

Lower magnesium intake means higher hypertension risk. A study recently published in the Journal of Hypertension suggests that lower intake of magnesium may boost risk of hypertension or commonly known as high blood pressure. Researchers from the University of Hertfordshire analyzed data from previous studies and found that taking a magnesium supplement in a dose [...]

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