Personal magnesium intake

These are the foods I eat on a daily basis with highest magnesium intake:

Mixed Nuts – 308 mg per cup
Spinach – 150mg per cup
Yerba Mate – 90mg per cup
Chocolate Soymilk – 39mg per cup
Coffee (espresso) – 96mg per 4 oz

Total magnesium: 683mg

Luckily I’m meeting my recommended intake of 400mg per day.

Check your intake here: http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/

Published by David Despain, MS, CFS

David is a science and health writer living on Long Island, New York. He's written for a variety of publications including Scientific American, Outside Online, the American Society for Nutrition's (ASN) Nutrition Notes Daily, and Institute of Food Technologists' (IFT) Food Technology magazine and Live! blog. He's also covered new findings reported at scientific meetings including Experimental Biology, AAAS, AOCS, CASW, Sigma Xi, IFT, and others on his personal blog "Evolving Health." David is also an active member of organizations including the National Association of Science Writers (NASW), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the American Society for Nutrition, the Institute of Food Technologists, and the National Audubon Society. David has a master's degree in human nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, and a bachelor's degree in English from University of Illinois at Springfield. He also earned his Certified Food Scientist credential from the Institute of Food Technologists.

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