5 Must-Haves You Are Missing from Your Diet
You need: 320 mg for women; 420 mg for men.
You get: Although we hear a lot about the importance of magnesium, studies show that more than half of us don't get enough—we're 100 mg short, on average, of the recommended amount.
Good sources: Nuts are magnesium powerhouses (almonds have the highest amount, at 80 mg per ounce, but cashews are a close second). Also look for green vegetables like spinach and okra, as well as soybeans, legumes, seeds and unrefined whole grains.
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