Seven Tips: On Foods Rich In Magnesium

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Dark chocolate is as nutritious as it is flavorful. It’s very rich in magnesium, with 65 mg in a 1-ounce (oz.), or 28-gram (g), serving, which is about 15% of the DV. Dark chocolate is also in high in iron, copper, and manganese and contains prebiotic fiber that can help feed the beneficial bacteria in the gut.

 

AVOCADOS

The avocado is an incredibly nutritious fruit and a tasty source of magnesium. One medium avocado provides 58 mg of magnesium, which is 14% of the DV. Avocados are also high in potassium, B vitamins, and vitamin K. Plus, unlike most fruits, they’re high in fat — especially heart-healthy monounsaturated fat.

 

NUTS

Nuts are nutritious and tasty. Types of nuts that are particularly high in magnesium include almonds, cashews, and Brazil nuts. For instance, a 1-oz. (28-g) serving of cashews contains 83 mg of magnesium, or 20% of the DV. Most nuts are also a good source of fiber and monounsaturated fat.

 

LEGUMES

Legumes are a family of nutrient-dense plants…



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