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Investigations on the Magnesium Status Marker in Humans. The Environmental Variability of the Magnesium Levels in the Hair, Plasma and Erythrocytes of School Children from Poland

  • Z. Zachwieja
  • H. Bartoń
  • M. Schlegel-Zawadzka
  • M. Fołta
  • J. Chłopicka
  • M. Krośniak
  • J. Pietrzyk
  • A. Huzior-Bałajewicz
  • E. Kamińska
  • M. Komorowska
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Abstract

A deficiency in magnesium status is observed in different age groups of the Polish population [1]. It is believed there is a connection with inappropriate diet and with environmental pollution. The aim of the present study was to investigate the influence of some environmental factors and gender on children’s magnesium status.

Keywords

School Child Median Test Geometric Means Magnesium Level Environmental Variability 
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References

  1. Zdrojkowska, B., Rutkowska U., Szponar L. (1996) Magnesium in the health profilaxis Żyw. Człow. Met. 23,169–178.Google Scholar

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. Zachwieja
    • 1
  • H. Bartoń
    • 1
  • M. Schlegel-Zawadzka
    • 1
  • M. Fołta
    • 1
  • J. Chłopicka
    • 1
  • M. Krośniak
    • 1
  • J. Pietrzyk
    • 2
  • A. Huzior-Bałajewicz
    • 2
  • E. Kamińska
    • 3
  • M. Komorowska
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Food Chemistry and NutritionJagiellonian University, College of MedicineKrakówPoland
  2. 2.First Department of PediatricsPolish-American Children’s HospitalKrakówPoland
  3. 3.Department of Clinical BiochemistryPolish-American Children’s HospitalKrakówPoland

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