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2015-11-09

Magnesium and Metabolic Syndrome: A Meta-Analysis

I've covered this at least a couple times before, so this new study is just more confirmation--strengthening the evidence. In fact, this new study was a meta-analysis and systematic review, which adds a lot of weight behind magnesium's metabolic benefits.

The authors of this new meta-analysis looked at eight papers that provided data on almost 3500 individuals with and without metabolic syndrome (MetS). After analyzing the pooled data, the numbers suggest that higher intakes of magnesium were associated with about a 20% reduced risk of MetS.