Hello everyone, this isn't a very popular topic but some of us are deficient in a small important essential vitamin and knowing this can help you make better food choices. It's Magnesium, magnesium is responsible for so many things in the body like protein synthesis, nerve function, blood sugar control, blood pressure regulation, energy metabolism, and responsible for the production of the antioxidant (glutathione).
Magnesium is so important that having a severe magnesium deficiency can be linked to Hormone imbalance like PMS, Fibromyalgia, heart attack, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, constipation, tension or migraine, anxiety , depression, or chronic fatigue. So now that you see how something as small as magnesium can greatly affect your health , you may be asking yourself what in the world can I eat to get my magnesium up? No worries because in today's blog I am going to give you 10 foods packed with this awesome vitamin.
The average man should be having 400 milligrams of magnesium and the average women should be having 310 milligrams a day.
Spinach- 1 up = 157 milligrams
Almonds- 1 ounce= 80 milligrams
Black Bean- ½ cup= 60 milligrams
Avocados- 1 medium= 58 milligrams
Banana- 1 medium= 32 milligrams
Chard- 1 cup= 154 milligrams
Figs- ½ cup= 50 milligrams
Yogurt- 1 cup = 50 milligram
Pumpkin seeds - 1/8 cup= 92 milligrams
Dark chocolate- 1 square = 95 milligrams
If you aren’t already overloading with green veggies that are also packed with magnesium make sure that your next trip to the grocery store you stack up on some of these amazing foods. Remember the healthier the body the better it will work and the faster your will get to your fitness GOAL.