Magnesium may lower diabetes risk – study

A recent study has revealed that sufficient magnesium intake may help prevent the onset of pre-diabetes conditions such as hypertension and high blood sugar and possibly help avoid the disease itself. The study was conducted by Tufts University in Massachusetts, US, on 2582 participants over seven...

South Africans are magnesium deficient, fuelling disease – WHO and nutritional consultant

Three quarters of South Africans are believed to be deficient in magnesium – an essential nutrient responsible for hundreds of chemical reactions in our bodies – contributing to heart disease, diabetes, stress, insomnia and muscle injury. Magnesium is associated with thousands more chemical reactions, is required...