High-magnesium diet

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Learn about the best foods to eat and how to prepare them to maintain a high magnesium diet.

Key points

  • Magnesium is a mineral the body needs to function well. The best food sources of magnesium include legumes such as beans and peas, green leafy vegetables, whole grains and seafood.
  • Cooking methods such as steaming, boiling and baking keep as much magnesium in the food as possible.
Last updated: December 8th 2009