Relations of dietary magnesium intake to biomarkers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in an ethnically diverse cohort of postmenopausal women.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Diabetes care, Volume 33, Issue 2, p.304-10 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Aged, Biological Markers, Body Mass Index, C-Reactive Protein, Center-Authored Paper, Cohort Studies, diet, Dietary Carbohydrates, Dietary Fats, Dietary Fiber, Dietary Proteins, E-Selectin, Endothelium, Vascular, Energy Intake, Energy Metabolism, Ethnic Groups, Exercise, Female, Food Habits, Humans, INFLAMMATION, Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1, Interleukin-6, Magnesium, Middle Aged, Public Health Sciences Division, Questionnaires, Receptors, Tumor Necrosis Factor, Type II

Abstract:

Although magnesium may favorably affect metabolic outcomes, few studies have investigated the role of magnesium intake in systemic inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in humans.