Magnesium deficiency - add these foods to your diet to prevent symptoms

Magnesium is a mineral that helps the body to convert food into energy, according to the NHS.

It also helps the thyroid glands to produce the hormones that are important for bone health.

Having plenty of magnesium in your diet could help to lower your blood pressure, some scientists have claimed.

It could also lower your risk of life-threatening conditions, including heart disease and diabetes.

But, which foods should you be eating to prevent a magnesium deficiency?

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“Experts say that many people do not eat enough magnesium-rich foods,” said medical website WebMD.

“Mild magnesium deficiency could put them at risk of a number of diseases such as certain cancers and osteoporosis.

“Although magnesium is available in supplements, most people should be able to get all the magnesium they need from a healthy balanced diet.

“Natural food sources of magnesium include green, leafy vegetables, such spinach, and

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