Magnesium Lowers Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Magnesium-Rich Foods Appear to Be Protective Regardless of Weight, Activity Level
More Study Needed
In an editorial published with the two studies, Nadler called
for more research to confirm the magnesium-diabetes link. He wrote that the
epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in the U.S. makes the identification of
cost-effective strategies to prevent the disease a top priority.
In the meantime, he says, most people could benefit from adding
more magnesium-rich foods to their diets.
"These are foods that people should be eating anyway for a
variety of health reasons," he tells WebMD.