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- Klevay, Leslie M.; Milne, David B.
- American journal of clinical nutrition 2002 v.75 no.3 pp. 550
- women; middle-aged adults; elderly; dietary minerals; magnesium; metallic elements; nutrient deficiencies; Recommended Dietary Allowances; nutrient intake; blood chemistry; erythrocytes; electrocardiography; myocardial ischemia; arrhythmia; North Dakota
- ... Background: Magnesium has been suggested to be beneficial in counteracting all phases of the processes that lead to ischemic heart disease, including terminal events such as arrhythmia and sudden death. Objective: We tested the hypothesis that an intake of magnesium considerably below the recommended dietary allowance can produce chemical and physiologic evidence of depletion. Design: Twenty-two p ...