Magnesium- more than 600 biochemical reactions!!


dark chocolate

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals in your body, but unfortunately, studies suggest about 50% of the popultation aren’t getting nearly enough magnesium in their diets.

Magnesium-rich foods include dark chocolate, yuuuummy, avocados, nuts, legumes, tofu, seeds (meh), whole grains, fatty fish, bananas and leafy greens.

Quick run down of some of my staples

Dark Chocolate-  64 mg in a 1-ounce (28 gram) serving- 16% of the RDI-also beneficial for gut health and heart health, and is loaded with antioxidants.

Avocadoes-medium avocado provides 15% of the RDI for magnesium. Avocados fight inflammation, improve cholesterol levels, increase fullness and are packed with several other nutrients.

Nuts-Cashews, almonds and Brazil nuts are high in magnesium. A single serving of cashews provides 20% of the RDI. (handful a day at most)

Leafy Greens-  A 1-cup serving of cooked spinach provides 39% of the RDI.

Go enjoy!!


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