Top 26 Foods High in Magnesium (Fruits, Vegetables, Nuts, Seeds, & Other Foods)

12) Lima beans

Most beans, including black, butter, kidney, and lima beans, are legumes high in magnesium. A half cup of cooked lima beans gives you around 30% of your daily magnesium requirement, which is about 126 mg. Lima beans also give you a good amount of folate, a B vitamin that helps form new cells and helps prevent birth defects. They also contain nonheme iron and other essential minerals.