Utilization of Magnesium from Leafy Vegetables and Cereals:Effect of Incorporating Skim Milk Powder in the Diets


  • National Dairy Research Institute, Div. of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Karnal, India


The deficiency of magnesium in the diets of weanling animals leads to various metabolic disorders. The symptoms of magnesium deficiency, in weanling rats and guinea pigs, include slow growth, calcium deposition in soft tissue, stiffness in hind limbs, softening and decay of incisors, calcification of kidneys etc.

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Alternative Medicine

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