800-527-9512

Mag-K

  • Plays a key role in numerous physiological functions, including nutrient metabolism and energy production.‡
  • Supports healthy bone.‡
  • Promotes muscle relaxation and cardiovascular health.‡

$20.00 or Original price was: $20.00.Current price is: $18.00. / month

(Subscriptions can be managed in your account and cancelled at any time without penalty.)

SKU 781 Categories ,

Description

Magnesium is a mineral that is abundant in the body, and is a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme systems.  These enzyme systems regulate many diverse reactions within the body including protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control and blood pressure regulation.  Magnesium is required for energy production and supports the structural development of bone and is required for the synthesis of DNA, RNA and glutathione.  Magnesium also plays a role in processes important to nerve conduction, muscle contractions and normal heart rhythm.‡

Magnesium deficiency is not uncommon in the United States, and is particularly common among African Americans.  The overall prevalence of magnesium deficiency in African Americans (predominantly female) was 20% based on a study of urban African Americans.  Magnesium deficiency has also been noted in people with a history of alcoholism (6 times more likely), in people with chronic diarrhea, and 2/3 of people in intensive care.‡

Mag-K provides 200 mg of magnesium and 99 mg of potassium in bioavailable forms to support metabolism and energy production, support healthy bones, and promote muscle relaxation and cardiovascular health.‡

 

 

Warning:  If you are pregnant or lactating woman, have any health conditions, or are taking any medication, make sure to consult your healthcare provider prior to use.

‡ These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Ingredients

Dosage

Three vegetable capsules daily with meals.

Count

90 Capsules

Science

Veronese N, Dominguez LJ, Pizzol D, Demurtas J, Smith L, Barbagallo M. Oral Magnesium Supplementation for Treating Glucose Metabolism Parameters in People with or at Risk of Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trials. Nutrients. 2021 Nov 15;13(11):4074. doi: 10.3390/nu13114074. PMID: 34836329; PMCID: PMC8619199.

de Baaij JH, Hoenderop JG, Bindels RJ. Magnesium in man: implications for health and disease. Physiol Rev. 2015 Jan;95(1):1-46. doi: 10.1152/physrev.00012.2014. PMID: 25540137.

Pickering G, Mazur A, Trousselard M, Bienkowski P, Yaltsewa N, Amessou M, Noah L, Pouteau E. Magnesium Status and Stress: The Vicious Circle Concept Revisited. Nutrients. 2020 Nov 28;12(12):3672. doi: 10.3390/nu12123672. PMID: 33260549; PMCID: PMC7761127.

Tarleton EK, Littenberg B, MacLean CD, Kennedy AG, Daley C. Role of magnesium supplementation in the treatment of depression: A randomized clinical trial. PLoS One. 2017 Jun 27;12(6):e0180067. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180067. PMID: 28654669; PMCID: PMC5487054.

Dibaba DT, Xun P, Song Y, Rosanoff A, Shechter M, He K. The effect of magnesium supplementation on blood pressure in individuals with insulin resistance, prediabetes, or noncommunicable chronic diseases: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017 Sep;106(3):921-929. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.117.155291. Epub 2017 Jul 19. PMID: 28724644; PMCID: PMC5573024.

Rosanoff A, Costello RB, Johnson GH. Effectively Prescribing Oral Magnesium Therapy for Hypertension: A Categorized Systematic Review of 49 Clinical Trials. Nutrients. 2021 Jan 10;13(1):195. doi: 10.3390/nu13010195. PMID: 33435187; PMCID: PMC7827637.

DiNicolantonio JJ, O’Keefe JH, Wilson W. Subclinical magnesium deficiency: a principal driver of cardiovascular disease and a public health crisis. Open Heart. 2018 Jan 13;5(1):e000668. doi: 10.1136/openhrt-2017-000668. Erratum in: Open Heart. 2018 Apr 5;5(1):e000668corr1. PMID: 29387426; PMCID: PMC5786912.

National Institutes of Health. Magnesium.

Zhang Y, Xun P, Wang R, Mao L, He K. Can Magnesium Enhance Exercise Performance? Nutrients. 2017 Aug 28;9(9):946. doi: 10.3390/nu9090946. PMID: 28846654; PMCID: PMC5622706.

Barbagallo M, Dominguez LJ. Magnesium and type 2 diabetes. World J Diabetes. 2015 Aug 25;6(10):1152-7. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v6.i10.1152. PMID: 26322160; PMCID: PMC4549665.

Zhang X, Li Y, Del Gobbo LC, Rosanoff A, Wang J, Zhang W, Song Y. Effects of Magnesium Supplementation on Blood Pressure: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trials. Hypertension. 2016 Aug;68(2):324-33. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.07664. Epub 2016 Jul 11. PMID: 27402922.

Gregory NS, Kumar R, Stein EM, Alexander E, Christos P, Bockman RS, Rodman JS. Potassium citrate decreases bone resorption in postmenopausal women with osteopenia: A randomized, double-blind clinical trial. Endocrine Practice. 2015 Dec 1;21(12):1380-6.

Macdonald HM, Black AJ, Aucott L, Duthie G, Duthie S, Sandison R, Hardcastle AC, Lanham New SA, Fraser WD, Reid DM. Effect of potassium citrate supplementation or increased fruit and vegetable intake on bone metabolism in healthy postmenopausal women: a randomized controlled trial. The American journal of clinical nutrition. 2008 Aug 1;88(2):465-74.

Vinceti M, Filippini T, Crippa A, de Sesmaisons A, Wise LA, Orsini N. Meta‐analysis of potassium intake and the risk of stroke. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2016 Oct 6;5(10):e004210.

Aburto NJ, Hanson S, Gutierrez H, Hooper L, Elliott P, Cappuccio FP. Effect of increased potassium intake on cardiovascular risk factors and disease: systematic review and meta-analyses. BMJ. 2013 Apr 4;346:f1378

Aaron KJ, Sanders PW. Role of dietary salt and potassium intake in cardiovascular health and disease: a review of the evidence. InMayo Clinic Proceedings 2013 Sep 1 (Vol. 88, No. 9, pp. 987-995). Elsevier.