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Oral magnesium supplements lower systolic blood pressure in some hypertensive patients

Monday Oct 21, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Taking oral magnesium supplements helps lower blood pressure in hypertensive patients with systolic blood pressure greater than 155 mmHg

Selenium supplements help critically ill patients

Monday Oct 21, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Taking high doses of selenium supplements helps critically ill patients, according to a study published in Journal of Critical ...
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Too much calcium can cause cardiovascular disease

Tuesday Oct 08, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A report in the Sep 30, 2013 issue of Nutrients warns food consumers and policy makers that high dietary ...
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Trace Amounts of Copper Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

By Dr. Mercola Copper is an example of a heavy metal that’s a nutrient at low concentrations but extremely toxic at higher levels. Your body uses ...
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Magnesium helps prevent fatal coronary heart disease - study

Friday Aug 23, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in Journal of the American Heart Association suggests that eating foods high in magnesium may help ...
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Copper linked to Alzheimer's disease

Thursday Aug 22, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) - Copper is a nutrient that humans need.  But a study suggests too much copper in the body may promote ...
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Selenium may protect against advanced prostate cancer

Friday July 26, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests that eating foods high in selenium or taking ...
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Dietary magnesium prevents fatal coronary heart disease

Tuesday July 16, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in Journal of the American Heart Association suggests that eating foods high in magnesium or taking ...
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Magnesium and health

Saturday June 29, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A review article in Advances in Nutrition again reminds readers of the importance of magnesium, a micronutrient or mineral ...
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High sodium, potassium intakes linked to lower chronic kidney disease risk

Saturday June 15, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study in Nephrology suggests that high intakes of sodium and potassium may reduce the risk for chronic kidney ...
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