Malic acid

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Malic acid is an intermediate in the citric acid cycle. Malic acid is found in apples.

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  • 2009, Management of Fibromyalgia: Rationale for the Use of Magnesium and Malic Acid (non-blinded)[1]
    • While these results are promising, a subsequent double-blind crossover study of primary fibromyalgia patients who received 300 mg magnesium and 1200 mg malic acid or placebo in random order for four weeks, each with a two-week washout period in between, failed to find significant improvements in pain, tenderness, and functional or psychological measures[2]

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