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Your Magnesium Deficiency & Foods to Fix It (Infographic)

Your Magnesium Deficiency & Foods to Fix It (Infographic)

Anywhere from 50 to 80 percent of Americans are magnesium deficient. Browsing nutrition labels will only get you so far because food packaging covers the basics: fat, sugar, cholesterol and the main vitamins. Still, your foods have many more crucial properties!

Magnesium is a mineral our bodies absolutely love — and need. Read below to discover which everyday foods and how much of them will keep your magnesium levels healthy.

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1:14PM PDT on Aug 20, 2015

Great info!

5:18AM PST on Dec 28, 2014

I don't have a magnesium deficiency, but thank you.

12:05PM PDT on Jun 30, 2014

Thank you :)

5:12AM PDT on Jun 28, 2014

Awesome, thanks for posting

10:51AM PDT on Jun 27, 2014

Stuffed artichokes the best.

4:17AM PDT on Jun 27, 2014

Thanks for posting!

3:04AM PDT on Jun 27, 2014

I can always tell when my magnesium is low. I get killer Charlie horses.

2:55PM PDT on Jun 26, 2014

Skip the salmon and avoid PCB, mercury, etc. Go to pristine organic sources of omega 3 oils such as ground flaxseed, wheatgerm, dark leafy greens, walnuts...

12:07PM PDT on Jun 26, 2014

thanks.i like most of these.

9:39AM PDT on Jun 26, 2014

Good to know

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