Magnesium And Chronic Diseases

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. Magnesium is one of the essential major minerals found in the body, more than half of which is present in the bones, whose roles include: maintaining heart health and that of teeth and bones, contributing to protein making, participating in hundreds of enzyme systems, involvement with muscle contraction and blood clotting, assisting with nerve impulse transmission and supporting the routine functioning of the immune system. Magnesium can be found significantly in legumes, nuts, seeds, dark green, leafy vegetables, seafood, chocolate, cocoa and hard water. The Recommended Dietary Allowance for magnesium is as follows: 310 mg/day for women and 400 mg/day for men. Magnesium deficiencies can contribute to chronic diseases such as heart

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