100 gram magnesium via voeding verlaagt het metabool syndroom

Research Question:
Eating magnesium lowers the chances of getting it metabolic syndrome?

Study Design:
This overview article 6 contained cross-sectional studies with participants, of which 24473 6311 people with the metabolic syndrome.

Results and conclusions:
The researchers found for the highest compared with the lowest magnesium intake via diet, a significantly reduced risk of 31% [odds ratio (or) = 0.69, 95% CI = 0.59-0.81] for getting the metabolic syndrome.

The researchers found that every 100 grams of magnesium intake through diet, the chances of getting it metabolic syndrome significantly with 17% [odds ratio = 0.83, 95% CI = 0.77-0.89] reduced.

The researchers concluded that eating much magnesium the chances of getting it metabolic syndrome reduced.

Original title:
Dietary magnesium intake and risk of metabolic syndrome: a meta-analysis by Dibaba DT, Xun P, [...], Hey K.


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