Magnesium for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease
Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
Year Published: 2018
James J DiNicolantonio, Jing Liu, and James H O’Keefe
This article is a review of the effect of magnesium deficiency on the cardiovascular system. Peanuts are an excellent source of magnesium.
Key Findings: Magnesium deficiency is associated with cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrythmia, sudden cardiac death, and atherosclerosis. Authors also note that deficiency can lead to poor glycemic control in diabetes.