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managing blood pressure, normal blood glucose levels and good bone health.
You can try to increase the following magnesium- containing foods in your diet: Pumpkin seeds, dark green leafy greens, cashews, quinoa, sesame seeds and sunflower seeds. Try to consume at least two to three palm sized servings of some of these foods each day to get your daily recommended intake (400mg) of magnesium.
Caffeine interferes with the absorption of magnesium so it is best to minimise your consumption of caffeine-containing foods and drinks, particularly close to the consumption of magnesiumrich foods.
You may like to try a magnesium supplement if you have trouble getting enough through your diet. Always follow the advice of a qualified, experienced practitioner when taking supplements.
Nuts can play an important part in a healthy diet.