- EuroFoods name: MG
- Measurement unit: milligram, mg
- Group: Minerals
Magnesium is required for the transmission of impulses across neuromuscular junctions, DNA synthesis and many enzymatic reactions in body. Magnesium is especially abundant in whole grain products, vegetables, inner organs and meat. Deficiency is usually related to alcoholism, renal disease or long-term usage of diuretic agents. It can lead to muscle and nerve disorders and psychical symptoms.
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