The Magnesium Factor

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This important book brings to light an often overlooked but central factor in some of the most prevalent and serious disorders that affect Americans today: magnesium deficiency. Written by a medical doctor and researcher who is considered to be the world's leading expert on the actions and uses of this vital mineral, The Magnesium Factor explains how magnesium deficiencies develop, why they are so widespread, and how they translate into metabolic disruptions that ultimately threaten the health of virtually every ...

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Overview

This important book brings to light an often overlooked but central factor in some of the most prevalent and serious disorders that affect Americans today: magnesium deficiency. Written by a medical doctor and researcher who is considered to be the world's leading expert on the actions and uses of this vital mineral, The Magnesium Factor explains how magnesium deficiencies develop, why they are so widespread, and how they translate into metabolic disruptions that ultimately threaten the health of virtually every bodily system. The author then details how to determine whether you have, or are at risk for, this problem-and what you can do about it.

Backed by the latest scientific research, yet written in a clear, accessible style, here is the authoritative source for information on a topic of critical interest for all health-conscious individuals.

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Can one nutrient prevent and possibly reverse life-threatening conditions such as heart disease and diabetes? Research says yes! By incorporating magnesium supplementation into a sensible diet, you can keep your blood vessels healthy and prevent the worst. If you, like so many others, have already been diagnosed, this information is still vital to taking charge of your own treatment and extending your life. The latest scientific research is spelled out in clear, accessible language, so you can correct any magnesium deficiency in your diet and become a more educated patient.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583331569
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/18/2003
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 417,728
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Mildred S. Seelig, M.D., MPH, is a world-renowned researcher who has studied the role of magnesium in health and disease for more than forty years. The author of numerous peer-reviewed articles and an international lecturer, she is also a master of the American College of Nutrition and a founding editor of the college's professional journal.

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