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Top 10 Foods Highest in Magnesium + Printable One Page Sheet

Top 10 Foods Highest in Magnesium + Printable One Page Sheet
Written by Daisy Whitbread, MScN Magnesium is an essential mineral required by the body for maintaining normal muscle and nerve function, keeping a healthy immune system, maintaining heart rhythm, and building strong bones. A deficiency in magnesium can lead to muscle spasms, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, anxiety disorders, migraines, osteoporosis, and cerebral infarction. Conversely, consuming too much magnesium typically causes diarrhea as the body attempts to excrete the excess. High magnesium foods include dark leafy greens, seeds, beans, whole grains, fish, nuts, dark chocolate, yogurt, avocados, bananas and more. The current daily value (DV) for magnesium is 400mg. Below is a list of high magnesium foods, for more, see the extended lists of magnesium rich foods, magnesium fruits, and magnesium vegetables. 1. More Greens High in Magnesium (%DV per cup) Swiss Chard (38%), Kale (19%), Collard Greens (13%), and Turnip Greens (11%). Complete Nutrition Facts. 2. 3. 4.

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