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magnesium and kidneys

Magnesium and kidneys

Magnesium (Mg) is one of the most important minerals in the body. It plays an essential role as a cofactor for more than 300 critical enzymatic reactions. Unfortunately, dietary magnesium intake in developed countries has decreased over the past decades due to the increased consumption of low-magnesium diets that include processed foods and produce cultivated…

vitamin A in bone disease

Vitamin A in Bone Disease Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease

People with chronic kidney disease (CKD) commonly suffer from disorders of bone and mineral metabolism. Since nutritional imbalances are also common in CKD, it is likely one major contributing factor, among others. Optimizing vitamins and nutrients for bone health is therefore an important goal when managing people with CKD and bone disease.  The interaction between…