The list below, brought to you by dietandfitnesstoday.com, gives the total Magnesium content in the 15 items from the general description 'peanuts' each of which show the Magnesium amount as well as calories and common serving sizes. These 15 types of peanuts range from Peanuts, virginia, oil-roasted, without salt through to Peanuts, all types, cooked, boiled, with salt and are ranked by the content or amount per 100g.
An example from the list below under the general description of peanuts is Peanuts, virginia, oil-roasted, with salt and in this food example the amount of Magnesium per 100g is 188 mg. This corresponds to 47 % of the RDA for Magnesium. The associated calorie content for this food item is 578 kcal per 100g, which is 29 % of the recommended daily calorie allowance.The top 15 food items are shown in the graph below, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page.
Average Value for peanutsThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of Magnesium contained in 100g of peanuts, based on the list below of 15 different items under the general description of peanuts, is 169.93 mg of Magnesium. This averge value corresponds to 42.48 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA). The average calories for the foods listed is 563.20 kcal which is 28 % of the daily value for calories per 100g serving.
Median Value for peanutsThe median value of Magnesium is found in Peanuts, all types, dry-roasted, without salt which in 100g contains 176 mg of Magnesium. The calories for the median food listed is 585 kcal which is 29.25 % of the daily value for calories per 100g serving.
Highest Magnesium Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 15 different peanuts nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of Magnesium is found in Peanuts, virginia, oil-roasted, without salt which contains 188 mg of Magnesium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 47 % and provides a calorie content of 578 kcal in 100g. The lowest amount of Magnesium is in Peanuts, all types, cooked, boiled, with salt which in 100g contains 102 mg of Magnesium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 25.5 % of the RDA. The corresponding calories in 100g for Peanuts, all types, cooked, boiled, with salt is 318 kcal.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a range of 86 mg of Magnesium per 100g. The range of calories for these foods is from 578 kcal through to 318 kcal. The equivalent percentage of the daily recommended calories is 29 % through to 15.9 % for a 2000 Calorie per day diet.
This gives a range for the recommended nutrition value for the foods listed below from 47 % of the daily recommended value through to the lowest nutritional percentage of 25.5 % of the Magnesium daily value. The recommended daily allowance (also referred to as recommended dietary allowance) is 400 mg of Magnesium.
From this list of foods there are zero foods which contain greater than 50% of the RDA per 100g of Magnesium.
Highest Amount of Magnesium per Serving
Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high Magnesium foods. For example 100g of Peanuts, virginia, oil-roasted, with salt contains 188 mg of Magnesium. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the Magnesium nutritional content.
For Peanuts, virginia, oil-roasted, without salt, which contains the highest amount of Magnesium in 100 g, the amount of Magnesium in a typical serving of 1 cup (or 143 g) is 268.84 mg.This is 67.21 % of the recommended daily value.
The food with the highest Magnesium content per typical serving is Peanuts, spanish, raw which contains 274.48 mg in 1 cup (or 146 g).The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 68.62 %.
For each item listed below the serving size can be rescaled to show the nutritional breakdown as well as the Magnesium content.
SummaryFrom the list below you can find a full nutrition breakdown for all foods containing Magnesium which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutrition and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods rich in Magnesium