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From eNewsletter 9/13/2021

DID YOU KNOW that a new study from Nutrients lauds the effect of selected phytochemicals such as quercetin, resveratrol, epigallocatechin-3-gallate (from green tea) and curcumin for helping the function of zinc? Researchers found that supplemental zinc in combination with these specific dietary phytochemicals may lead to enhanced zinc bioaccumulation in the prostate, and therefore, may inhibit prostate cancer. We also know that quercetin helps the absorption of zinc by allowing to better enter the cell to fight pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2.

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Steve and Bonnie: Trying to cut down on sugar should start by making sure you have enough magnesium. This is especially true if you're craving chocolate. Because chocolate is high in magnesium, a deficiency may play a role in these cravings. Up to 80% of people in the U.S. may be deficient in magnesium, and research indicates we're simply not getting enough of it through diet alone. Research published in Open Heart called the situation "a public health crisis," particularly because adequate magnesium plays a critical role in bone health, heart function, digestion, sleep, cellular health, and even mood and energy levels. Aside from the study alluding to cravings, chronically low levels could increase your chances of having high blood pressure, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, and especially prescient right now, a dysfunctional immune system, according to the Mayo Clinic. The recommended daily allowance for adults is 420 milligrams for men and 320 milligrams for women. Magnesium Depletion Score (MDS) MDS serves as a promising measure in identifying individuals with magnesium deficiency who may benefit from increased intake of magnesium to reduce risks of systemic inflammation and CVD mortality, according to The Journal of Nutrition. This test, while not common, can be done upon request through some physicians and cardiologists. Magnesium and Mortality According to a study in Advances in Nutrition, each additional intake of 100 milligrams per day of magnesium was associated with a 6% and 5% reduced risk of all-cause and cancer mortality, respectively. Magnesium and Type 2 Diabetes A new study from The Journal of Nutrition states that an intervention of increased magnesium in 6th grade middle school students was associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes and body mass when they reached 8th grade.

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