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Top 10 Fruits Highest in Magnesium

Written by Daisy Whitbread, MScN
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Top 10 Fruits Highest in Magnesium

Magnesium is an essential nutrient that can lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of type II diabetes, and help prevent osteoporosis.

Fruits are high in fiber and are also a very good source of potassium in addition to magnesium.

Fruits high in magnesium include dried figs, avocados, guavas, bananas, kiwi fruit, papayas, blackberries, raspberries, cantaloupes, and grapefruit. The daily value (%DV) for magnesium 420mg per day.

Below are the top 10 fruits highest in magnesium, for more, see the extended list of less common fruits rich in magnesium, and the article on high magnesium foods.

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List of Fruits High in Magnesium

1Dried Figs

More Dried Fruit High in Magnesium %DV per Cup

Prunes (21%), Apricots (19%), Dates (16%), Zante Currants (15%), and Raisins (14%).
2 Avocados
Half an avocado
3 Guavas
Half a guava
Slices of kiwifruit
6 Papaya
7 Blackberries
Blackberries on the stem
8 Raspberries
A bunch of raspberries
9 Cantaloupe
A cantaloupe with a cantaloupe wedge
10 Grapefruit
Cross section of grapefruit

See All 149 Fruits High in Magnesium

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Even More Magnesium Rich Fruits

#1 Prickly Pears1 fruit21% DV
#2 Passion Fruit1 cup16% DV
#3 Plantains1 cup mashed15% DV
#4 Breadfruit1 cup13% DV
#5 Jackfruit1 cup sliced11% DV
#6 Sapodilla1 cup pulp7% DV
#7 Mulberries1 cup6% DV
#8 Strawberries1 cup5% DV
#9 Watermelon1 cup balls4% DV
#10 Rhubarb1 cup diced3% DV

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Data Sources and References

  1. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28.
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