I had you at “chocolate”, right?

Bet you didn’t know that this delicious treat also has some pretty big health benefits. One of the big benefits of chocolate (70% cocoa or higher) is Magnesium. What can it do for you?

It can help you to grab those elusive “zzzzz’s”.

Here are 10 foods that contain larger amounts of Magnesium:

Dark Chocolate. (See what I did here? Put my fave right up front where we can all see it!)

Pumpkin seeds, roasted, 1 ounce15637
Chia seeds, 1 ounce11126
Almonds, dry roasted, 1 ounce8019
Spinach, boiled, ½ cup7819
Cashews, dry roasted, 1 ounce7418
Peanuts, oil roasted, ¼ cup6315
Cereal, shredded wheat, 2 large biscuits6115
Soymilk, plain or vanilla, 1 cup6115
Black beans, cooked, ½ cup6014
Edamame, shelled, cooked, ½ cup5012

Health Benefits:

Magnesium Is Involved in Hundreds of Biochemical Reactions in Your Body. It May Boost Exercise Performance. Magnesium Fights Depression. It Has Benefits Against Type 2 Diabetes. Magnesium Can Lower Blood Pressure. It Has Anti-Inflammatory Benefits. Magnesium Can Help Prevent Migraines. It Reduces Insulin Resistance. And, it may help you get that every-elusive sleep you’ve been looking for…

Stay Healthy and Eat Real Foods,

xoxo, Rosanna
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