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स्वस्थ मैगनीशियम रिच - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Magnesium Rich recipes in Hindi)
મેગ્નેશિયમ રિચ રેસિપિ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Magnesium Rich recipes in Gujarati)

Magnesium Rich Recipes

Magnesium, though present in small concentration, it forms a part of every cell of our body and is involed in about 350 biochemical functions in our body. It is usually stored in the bones and is an important mineral for our body. Requirements of Magnesium per day are 350 mg/day which can be got from cereals, green leafy vegetables and nuts. Please refer table below for the sources of magnesium.

Are you Magnesium Deficient?

Millions of people suffer from Magnesium deficiency without even knowing about it. Diabetes and pregnancy are two of the most common conditions that make you prone to magnesium deficiency (1) (2). Deficiency of magnesium may cause fatigue, muscle cramps, mental problems, irregular heartbeat and osteoporosis.

If you’re magnesium deficient or want to avoid its deficiency then you must include a variety of cereals, pulses, nuts and green leafy vegetables in your diet.

5 key Functions of Magnesium

1. Formation of bones and teeth.
2. Helps in the metabolism of calcium and potassium.
3. Improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance. Having very low magnesium will result in the pancreas not secrete enough insulin to control our blood sugar.
4. Helps maintain nerve function and normal heartbeat.
5.

Performing many chemical reactions in our body.


Major food sources of magnesium are :

Green leafy vegetables Spinach (Palak), Romaine Lettuce, Broccoli, Kale
Pulses Matki, Rajma, Chawli, Moong etc.
Nuts Almonds and Walnuts
Cereals Bajra, Jowar, Ragi (Nachni), Broken Wheat (Dalia) and Whole Wheat Flour.

Some of the magnesium rich recipes are Palak Paneer which is an excellent Lunch option, Oatmeal Almond Milk with Oranges good to have in Breakfast and Jowar Kale Palak Veg, a healthy salad to carry to your office. We have a whole section on magnesium rich recipes,

Major food sources of magnesium are

Include the Magnesium Rich ingredients to assemble recipes like
Almond Bhakri, Rajma and Spinach Soup, Jowar Bajra Besan Thalipeeth and Moong Sprouts and Spring Onion Tikki.



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