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December 30, 2018 - Medical News Today

Does magnesium hold the key to vitamin D benefits?

Does magnesium hold the key to vitamin D benefits?
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In addition to vitamin D, however, magnesium deficiency is an under-recognized issue. Up to 80 percent of people do not consume enough magnesium in a day to meet the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) based on those national estimates." Martha Shrubsole, Ph.D.

The data that the team has presented certainly imply that getting the right amount of magnesium is important to allow the body to regulate vitamin D levels. More studies are necessary to determine exactly how this affects bowel cancer and other conditions.

To ensure that you are getting enough magnesium in your diet, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) recommend green leafy vegetables, legumes, whole grains, seeds, and nuts as good sources.

VA: Vegan sources of magnesium include: green leafy vegetables, fruits (figs, avocado, banana, raspberries), nuts and seeds, legumes (black beans, chickpeas and kidney beans) and other vegetables including, (peas, broccoli, cabbage, green beans, artichokes, asparagus and brussels sprouts).

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