Magnesium supplement intake and C-reactive protein levels in adults

Given that inflammation is a major player in most, if not all, chronic diseases, anything that can lower inflammation is going to have a positive effect on our risk of chronic disease.

This study finds that patients with low dietary intake of magnesium, those taking magnesium supplementation had lower CRP levels, a marker of inflammation. I usually don’t recommend magnesium separately (except in cases of constipation, in which it can work very well), but a good quality multi should have the magnesium needed when coupled with a good quality diet.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.