The relationship between dietary magnesium intake, stroke and its major risk factors, blood pressure and cholesterol, in the EPIC-Norfolk cohort

Lucy K M Bain, Phyo K Myint, Amy Jennings, Marleen A H Lentjes, Robert N Luben, Kay-Tee Khaw, Nick J Wareham, Ailsa A Welch

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Abstract

Dietary magnesium could modify the major stroke risk factors, high blood pressure (BP) and cholesterol, but has been understudied in both sexes in a single population. This study aimed to investigate if dietary magnesium intake was associated with BP, total cholesterol (TC) and incident stroke risk in an adult population.
(This paper arose from a UEA funded PhD project)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)108-114
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Volume196
Early online date31 May 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2015

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