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milligram

 (mg) [mil´ĭ-gram]
one thousandth (10−3) of a gram.

mil·li·gram (mg),

(mil'i-gram), Avoid the incorrect abbreviation mgm.
One thousandth of a gram.

mil·li·gram

(mg) (mil'i-gram)
One thousandth of a gram.
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EACH SERVING: 266.1 CALORIES, 7.5 GRAMS TOTAL FAT, 67.4 MILLIGRAMS CHOLESTEROL, 1301.9 MILLIGRAMS SODIUM, 1.9 GRAMS FIBER, 28.1 GRAMS PROTEIN
Available in 400 milligrams, the gummies are also non-GMO and vegan.
However, when you know how much of a nutrient is in a certain amount of food--for instance, there are 305 milligrams of calcium in 1 cup (8 ounces) of low-fat milk--and you know the RDI of a nutrient--in this case, the RDI of calcium is 1,200 milligrams for women over age 50--you can figure out how much of your calcium needs will be met with that food.
The next day, you may decide in retrospect that 10 milligrams was not enough, but do not try to figure the right dose out on the fly, since it may take hours to feel the full effects.
However, the new study shows that even 200 milligrams per day of caffeine can increase SGA risk.
Gold Circle Farms, Eggs Plus and Egg Innovations each provide about 100 to 150 milligrams per egg of DHA and EPA.
The water was exceeding the state's old standards of 142 milligrams per liter for dissolved solids, 15 milligrams per liter for chlorides and 20 milligrams per liter for sulfates.
Patients in the study received 2.5 milligrams, 5 milligrams, or 10 milligrams.
During the study, men received either an inactive placebo or avanafil at a dose of 50 milligrams, 100 milligrams, or 200 milligrams.
One hour of moderate exercise, or a half-hour of vigorous activity, lowered White women's LDL cholesterol by almost 4 milligrams per deciliter, and lowered African American women's LDL by 10.5 milligrams.
Rosuvastatin (Crestor) taken by people with no history of cardiovascular events who achieved target levels of both LDL cholesterol (less than 70 milligrams per deciliter) and C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation (less than 2 milligrams per liter), experienced 65 percent fewer cardiovascular events than those taking a placebo, in a five-year study that appeared online March 29 in The Lancet.
The maximum dosages per tablet normally allowed for sibutramine is 15 milligrams and for tadalafil 20 milligrams.