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milligram

, milligramme
one thousandth of a gram.

milligram

[′mil·ə‚gram]
(mechanics)
A unit of mass equal to one-thousandth of a gram. Abbreviated mg.
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Hemila remarks that 150 milligrams per day of zinc have been administered for therapeutic uses for months or years in specific patients, and that a trial involving six weeks of supplementation at this level failed to result in a deficiency of copper (a potential side effect of prolonged intake of high amounts of zinc).
5 grams saturated), 0 milligrams cholesterol, 215 milligrams sodium, 22 grams carbohydrate, 12 grams sugar, 5 grams fiber, 5 grams protein.
Who would guess that each link delivers just 40 calories, 1 gram of saturated fat, and 120 milligrams of sodium?
This year, a century after a Swiss vineyard worker triggered absinthe bans across Europe by murdering his wife and children while under the influence of the Green Fairy (along with copious amounts of wine and brandy), absinthe containing up to 35 milligrams of thujone per liter became legal again in Switzerland, where the drink was invented.
Otherwise, concrete fines generated by crushers on the site tested at just 110 milligrams per kilogram; crushed concrete tested at just 17 milligrams per kilogram; and soil located near the crushing plants tested at just 30 to 60 milligrams per kilogram.
One cup of soy milk with added calcium also can provide up to 300 milligrams of calcium," the publication said.
The recorded level, taken at midday on June 5, 2000, some hours after the estimated time of the murder was 240 milligrams.
Previously, 240 milligrams of LDL was considered high.
Miss Dobbs claimed it was accepted that ten milligrams of diamorphine was "acceptable" as an initial dose; 20 milligrams was considered "high" and 30 milligrams was usually for the terminally ill.
I've asked my pharmacist and my doctor and I've consulted scientific reference books, but I cannot find a definition of IUs or the conversion factor needed to equate them to milligrams.
Young adult males posted the highest intake of cholesterol, ranging from 372 to 395 milligrams a day, compared to a national average of 270 milligrams.
Everyone is different, but as an overall rule of thumb every hundred milligrams of cholesterol in the daily routine adds about five points to your total cholesterol level.