Magnesium-rich foods for muscle tension

Magnesium is a natural muscle relaxant. Here is a list of foods which are Magnesium-rich to help your tense muscles!

FOODMAGNESIUM CONTENT
 (mg)
  
Peanuts, all types, roasted – ½ cup131
Tofu, raw, regular – ½ cup127
Peanuts, all types, raw – ½ cup123
Broccoli, cooked – 2 large stalks120
Spinach, cooked – ½ cup76
Cashews, dry roasted 1 ounce75
Soybeans, cooked – ½ cup74
Tomato paste, canned – ½ cup67
Simulated meat products, meat extender – 1 ounce61
Small white beans, cooked – ½ cup61
Sweet potato, canned, mashed – ½ cup61
Nuts & seeds, all types – 1 ounce60 avg. (9 – 152)
Black beans, cooked, ½ cup60
Dock (sorrel), cooked – ½ cup60
Chilli with beans, canned – ½ cup58
White beans, cooked – ½ cup57
Baked beans – ½ cup55
Navy beans, cooked – ½ cup53
Peanut butter – 2 tbsp51
Succotash, cooked – ½ cup51
Beet greens, cooked – ½ cup49
Lima beans, baby, cooked – ½ cup49
Refried beans, canned – ½ cup49
Wholegrain cereals, ready-to-eat – 1 ounce47 avg. (22 – 134)
Mung beans, cooked – ½ cup47
Artichoke, cooked – 1 medium47
Pinto beans, cooked – ½ cup47
Blackeyed peas, dried, cooked – ½ cup46
Okra, cooked – ½ cup46
Great Northern beans – ½ cup44
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