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

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Journal Article


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


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


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