Another affordable and very convenient food we are all familiar with. People usually look for bananas when they need an extra source of potassium, but little they know bananas contain a lot of magnesium as well. One cup contains around 100 mg of magnesium, and they provide prebiotics as well, which are carbohydrates that promote a healthy gut microbiota.
Also, read 15 Warning Signs of Magnesium Deficiency.
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