A new study suggests that when it comes to magnesium and health, it’s not a toxic toxin, it just is.
Read more:Study says the best way to take magnesium supplements is to eat them wholeA study by researchers at the University of Aberdeen has found that if you consume the supplement whole, the magnesium content in your diet is around 7%, but if you eat the magnesium-rich food, it falls to 1.2%.
That means when you eat a lot of magnesium-containing foods, the amount of magnesium in your body actually increases.
The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, analysed data from more than 9,000 people in Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada and was funded by the Government of New South Wales.
It found that the amount in your blood was associated with higher magnesium levels in the body and was linked to improved mental health and reduced risk of diabetes.
The authors of the study, Dr Chris Gartland and Dr Peter Gartlands, said the study was “an important first step in the development of evidence-based guidelines for magnesium supplementation”.
“For many people, magnesium supplementation has been an option to help manage symptoms of hypothyroidism and improve cognitive function,” the study said.
“However, it has not been recommended as a treatment for hypothyroids.”
The aim of this study was to explore the effect of magnesium supplementation on blood magnesium levels, mental health, and metabolic markers in older adults.
“The study was led by Dr Chris Gillard, a lecturer in the department of public health at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
The researchers tested the participants’ blood for magnesium and other nutrients, using a blood magnesium test called the Magnesium Intensity Assay (MAGIA).
The researchers then analysed the data to see how the amount and concentration of magnesium varied between individuals.
The findings revealed that participants who ate whole grains, beans and other low-fat foods, and who also ate a diet rich in magnesium, had higher magnesium than those who ate the magnesium rich food alone.
Dr Gillard said there was a correlation between the magnesium intake and the magnesium levels.”
So you could take a high-quality magnesium supplement and reduce the level of magnesium that your body is getting.””
If you eat enough magnesium, it will be converted into its metabolites and your body will utilise it as a store of magnesium.”
So you could take a high-quality magnesium supplement and reduce the level of magnesium that your body is getting.
“The authors said the findings suggested that the benefits of magnesium were “consistent across different people”.
They also said that the study showed that the effect on blood levels was linked with magnesium intakes in the lower 50 to 60 grams of food.”
This study provides important evidence that whole grains and beans, and particularly low-sugar foods, are important sources of magnesium,” Dr Gillard added.
The research team said it was important that people did not take supplements with “higher levels of magnesium” and to reduce the amount they ate.
The Institute of Medicine, which advises the US National Institutes of Health, recommended that people eat at least 300 mg of magnesium a day, with higher amounts recommended for women.”
There is some evidence that magnesium intake may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and stroke, but these benefits are largely limited to the elderly,” the authors of that report said.
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