Low magnesium levels make vitamin D ineffective: Up to 50 percent of US population is magnesium deficient

Vitamin D can’t be metabolized without sufficient magnesium levels, meaning Vitamin D remains stored and inactive for as many as 50 percent of Americans. In addition, Vitamin D supplements can increase a person’s calcium and phosphate levels even while they remain Vitamin D deficient. People may suffer from vascular calcification if their magnesium levels aren’t high enough to prevent the complication.

Source: Low magnesium levels make vitamin D ineffective: Up to 50 percent of US population is magnesium deficient — ScienceDaily



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