C.M.E.R. Center for Magnesium Education & Research
“CMER is dedicated to the health of humankind by promoting knowledge of nutritional magnesium and its peer-reviewed science.”

What is CMER?
CMER is a group of Independent Scholars that gathered to support one another’s efforts to promote knowledge and use of the peer-reviewed science on magnesium in medicine and health.

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