Magnesium can cut the risk of a fracture by as much as 44 per cent

by | May 15, 2017 | Health, News

Bone fractures are a common ailment among the middle-aged and elderly. Bone fractures are one of the leading causes of disability and ill health – especially among the ageing population – and are a huge burden on the NHS.

It is well known that calcium and vitamin D play an important role in bone health. Magnesium can dramatically cut your risk of suffering a fracture, scientists have discovered. They say the mineral could hold the key to preventing one of the most avoidable causes of disability in millions of middle-aged and elderly people. Read more Mirror