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Magnesium is an important mineral for building bones, protein, and
teeth. It also helps in muscle contraction and nerve function and in fighting
Sources of magnesium include nuts, whole grains, dark green
vegetables, seafood, and cocoa. Magnesium is also available in
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
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