John Libbey Eurotext

Magnesium Research


Magnesium intervention studies -methodological aspects Volume 28, numéro 2, June 2015

1 BioFact Environmental Health Research Centre, Björkåsvägen 21, 443 91 Lerum, Sweden
2 Institute for Prevention and Nutrition, Ismaning, Germany
* Correspondence

There is an abundance of data regarding the importance of magnesium (Mg) in a variety of human functions such as regulation of muscular tonus, insulin sensitivity, and cardio-vascular function [1-4]. In spite of this the results from intervention studies with the aim to ameliorate or prevent pathological processes in relation to these mechanisms remain less convincing. A meta-analysis of the effect of Mg on blood pressure concluded that there was no robust evidence that oral Mg supplementation reduces [...]