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Magnesium in Avena sativa

The majority (60%) of magnesium is found in human bones, while the rest is in muscles, soft tissues, and fluids. Every cell in human body needs magnesium to function.

The basic type of oats is cereals, QUAKER, Quick Oats, Dry, where the amount of magnesium in 100g is 270 mg. Rolled oats contain 138 mg of magnesium. Oatmeal is one of the most common breakfast foods around the world. A one-cup serving of oatmeal contains 60mg of magnesium.

The recommended dietary allowance for magnesium for adult
*Men is 400-420 mg per day
*Women is 310-320 mg per day

Oats are a rich source of magnesium, which is key to enzyme function and energy production, and helps prevent heart attacks and strokes by relaxing blood vessels, aiding the heart muscle, and regulating blood pressure. Magnesium also involved in protein formation, gene maintenance, and nervous system regulation.

Magnesium helps regulate blood-sugar levels. People who get enough magnesium appear to have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and correcting low levels may improve blood sugar control in people who have already developed issues.

A deficiency due to low dietary intake is not common in healthy people. Incase of ongoing low intakes or excessive losses of magnesium due to certain health conditions, chronic alcoholism, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, or intestinal surgery, and/or the use of certain medications, can lead to magnesium deficiency.

If the patient is low on magnesium for a long time and it becomes magnesium deficiency, which is rare, he may have: poor appetite, nausea and vomiting, sleepiness, weakness
Magnesium in Avena sativa

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