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From eNewsletter 6/26/2024

DID YOU KNOW that magnesium data is so voluminous that these gems have just appeared since my last post in the beginning of June?

A study in The Lancet eBioMedicine describes a new role for magnesium in suppressing arthritis, especially in those with rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune diseases, by way of mediating the intestinal microbiome.

Higher urinary magnesium loss, as indicated by an elevated magnesium depletion score, is an independent risk factor for metabolic syndrome in US adults, according to studies from Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism and Frontiers in Nutrition.

A study in Nutrients found serum magnesium levels are significantly lower in Crohn's disease (CD) patients compared to healthy controls and suggest that magnesium supplementation could improve CD management by enhancing remission rates and sleep quality.

Most older adults experience chronic magnesium deficiency or hypomagnesemia, which may be due to low dietary magnesium content, reduced intestinal absorption, and increased urination. In a recent study in Nutrients, researchers found that optimizing magnesium levels slows down aging.

Diabetes medication, especially metformin, was associated with elevated odds of magnesium deficiency, which weakens the association between metformin and lowering of blood sugar levels, as published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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