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MAGNESIUM

Magnesium is emerging as a superstar mineral, but for decades it’s been so underrated that one study called it an “orphan nutrient.” In the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s online database at pubmed.gov, there are more than five times as many articles about calcium as there are about magnesium, yet both are equally essential for the function of the human body.

THE CALCIUM-MAGNESIUM PARTNERSHIP

These two minerals are like the opposite ends of

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