Welcome to the magnesium content in 19 different types of tofu, ranging from 181 to 10 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of tofu is Tofu yogurt which in 100g contains 40 mg of magnesium. As a source of magnesium, this corresponds to 10 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 94 kcal (5% RDA), the amount of Protein is 3.5 g (7% RDA), the amount of Fat is 1.8 g (3% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 15.96 g (12% RDA).

For the food Tofu yogurt the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 262 g) which contains 104.8 mg of Magnesium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 26 %. For this serving the Calories content is 246.28 kcal, the Protein content is 9.17 g, the Fat content is 4.72 g and the Carbohydrate content is 41.82 g.

This list of 19 types of tofu, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Tofu, dried-frozen (koyadofu), prepared with calcium sulfate through to MORI-NU, Tofu, silken, lite firm where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional magnesium content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much magnesium in tofu.

Magnesium Levels

The level of magnesium can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total number of frozen food items is 2. The highest amount of magnesium from the 2 frozen items is in Tofu, dried-frozen (koyadofu), prepared with calcium sulfate where the magnesium content is 181 mg per 100g. The total food items which are raw is 2 items. The highest amount of magnesium from the 2 raw items is in Tofu, raw, firm, prepared with calcium sulfate where the content is 58 mg per 100g.

The list below gives the total magnesium content in the 19 items from the general description 'tofu' each of which show the magnesium amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 19 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

tofu magnesium per 100g

Average Content for tofu

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of magnesium contained in 100g of tofu, based on the list below of 19 different items under the general description of tofu, is 50.42 mg of magnesium. This average value corresponds to 12.61 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 156.74 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 13.14 g, the average amount of Fat is 10.35 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 5.43 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Magnesium is found in Mayonnaise, made with tofu which in 100g contains 52 mg of Magnesium. This corresponds to 13 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 322 kcal, the amount of Protein is 5.95 g, the amount of Fat is 31.79 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 3.06 g.

Highest magnesium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 19 different tofu nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of magnesium is found in Tofu, dried-frozen (koyadofu), prepared with calcium sulfate which contains 181 mg of magnesium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 45 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 472 kcal, the Protein content is 47.94 g, the Fat content is 30.34 g, the Carbohydrate content is 12.79 g.

The lowest amount of magnesium is in MORI-NU, Tofu, silken, lite firm which in 100g contains 10 mg of magnesium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 3 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 37 kcal, the amount of Protein is 6.3 g, the amount of Fat is 0.8 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 1.1 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a magnesium range of 171 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 435 kcal for Calories, 41.64 g for Protein, 29.54 g for Fat, 11.69 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of magnesium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high magnesium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Tofu yogurt contains 40 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.

The food with the highest magnesium content per typical serving is Tofu yogurt which contains 104.8 mg in 1 cup (or 262 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 26 %. For this serving the Calories content is 246.28 kcal, the Protein content is 9.17 g, the Fat content is 4.72 g and the Carbohydrate content is 41.82 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing magnesium which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods with magnesium.


Tofu List, magnesium Content per 100g

1. Tofu, dried-frozen (koyadofu), prepared with calcium sulfate - Magnesium
  Magnesium (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  181 mg (45%)472 kcal (24%)12.79 g (10%)30.34 g (47%)47.94 g (96%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece (or 17g):
   30.77 mg (8%) 80.24 kcal (4%) 2.17 g (2%) 5.16 g (8%) 8.15 g (16%)
2. Tofu, fried, prepared with calcium sulfate - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  95 mg (24%)271 kcal (14%)10.5 g (8%)20.18 g (31%)17.19 g (34%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece (or 13g):
   12.35 mg (3%) 35.23 kcal (2%) 1.37 g (1%) 2.62 g (4%) 2.23 g (4%)
3. Tofu, fried - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  60 mg (15%)271 kcal (14%)10.49 g (8%)20.18 g (31%)17.19 g (34%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   17.01 mg (4%) 76.83 kcal (4%) 2.97 g (2%) 5.72 g (9%) 4.87 g (10%)
  Other serving sizes 1 piece (or 13g):
  7.8 mg (2%) 35.23 kcal (2%) 1.36 g (1%) 2.62 g (4%) 2.23 g (4%)
4. Tofu, dried-frozen (koyadofu) - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  59 mg (15%)480 kcal (24%)14.56 g (11%)30.34 g (47%)47.94 g (96%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece (or 17g):
   10.03 mg (3%) 81.6 kcal (4%) 2.48 g (2%) 5.16 g (8%) 8.15 g (16%)
5. Tofu, raw, firm, prepared with calcium sulfate - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  58 mg (15%)145 kcal (7%)4.27 g (3%)8.72 g (13%)15.78 g (32%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup (or 126g):
   73.08 mg (18%) 182.7 kcal (9%) 5.38 g (4%) 10.99 g (17%) 19.88 g (40%)
  Other serving sizes .25 block (or 81g):
  46.98 mg (12%) 117.45 kcal (6%) 3.46 g (3%) 7.06 g (11%) 12.78 g (26%)
6. Tofu, salted and fermented (fuyu), prepared with calcium sulfate - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  58 mg (15%)116 kcal (6%)5.15 g (4%)8 g (12%)8.15 g (16%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 block (or 11g):
   6.38 mg (2%) 12.76 kcal (1%) 0.57 g (0%) 0.88 g (1%) 0.9 g (2%)
7. Tofu, hard, prepared with nigari - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  53 mg (13%)146 kcal (7%)4.39 g (3%)9.99 g (15%)12.68 g (25%)
  Typical Serving size of .25 block (or 122g):
   64.66 mg (16%) 178.12 kcal (9%) 5.36 g (4%) 12.19 g (19%) 15.47 g (31%)
8. Tofu, extra firm, prepared with nigari - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  53 mg (13%)91 kcal (5%)2 g (2%)5.83 g (9%)9.89 g (20%)
  Typical Serving size of .2 block (or 91g):
   48.23 mg (12%) 82.81 kcal (4%) 1.82 g (1%) 5.31 g (8%) 9 g (18%)
9. Tofu, salted and fermented (fuyu) - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  52 mg (13%)116 kcal (6%)5.15 g (4%)8 g (12%)8.15 g (16%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 block (or 11g):
   5.72 mg (1%) 12.76 kcal (1%) 0.57 g (0%) 0.88 g (1%) 0.9 g (2%)
10. Mayonnaise, made with tofu - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  52 mg (13%)322 kcal (16%)3.06 g (2%)31.79 g (49%)5.95 g (12%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 15g):
   7.8 mg (2%) 48.3 kcal (2%) 0.46 g (0%) 4.77 g (7%) 0.89 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 240g):
  124.8 mg (31%) 772.8 kcal (39%) 7.34 g (6%) 76.3 g (117%) 14.28 g (29%)
11. Tofu yogurt - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  40 mg (10%)94 kcal (5%)15.96 g (12%)1.8 g (3%)3.5 g (7%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 262g):
   104.8 mg (26%) 246.28 kcal (12%) 41.82 g (32%) 4.72 g (7%) 9.17 g (18%)
12. Tofu, firm, prepared with calcium sulfate and magnesium chloride (nigari) - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  37 mg (9%)70 kcal (4%)1.69 g (1%)4.17 g (6%)8.19 g (16%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup (or 126g):
   46.62 mg (12%) 88.2 kcal (4%) 2.13 g (2%) 5.25 g (8%) 10.32 g (21%)
  Other serving sizes .25 block (or 81g):
  29.97 mg (7%) 56.7 kcal (3%) 1.37 g (1%) 3.38 g (5%) 6.63 g (13%)
  Other serving sizes .2 block (or 91g):
  33.67 mg (8%) 63.7 kcal (3%) 1.54 g (1%) 3.79 g (6%) 7.45 g (15%)
13. Tofu, raw, regular, prepared with calcium sulfate - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  30 mg (8%)76 kcal (4%)1.88 g (1%)4.78 g (7%)8.08 g (16%)
  Typical Serving size of .5 cup (or 124g):
   37.2 mg (9%) 94.24 kcal (5%) 2.33 g (2%) 5.93 g (9%) 10.02 g (20%)
  Other serving sizes .25 block (or 116g):
  34.8 mg (9%) 88.16 kcal (4%) 2.18 g (2%) 5.54 g (9%) 9.37 g (19%)
14. MORI-NU, Tofu, silken, soft - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  29 mg (7%)55 kcal (3%)2.9 g (2%)2.7 g (4%)4.8 g (10%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 slice (or 84g):
   24.36 mg (6%) 46.2 kcal (2%) 2.44 g (2%) 2.27 g (3%) 4.03 g (8%)
15. MORI-NU, Tofu, silken, firm - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  27 mg (7%)62 kcal (3%)2.4 g (2%)2.7 g (4%)6.9 g (14%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 slice (or 84g):
   22.68 mg (6%) 52.08 kcal (3%) 2.02 g (2%) 2.27 g (3%) 5.8 g (12%)
16. Tofu, soft, prepared with calcium sulfate and magnesium chloride (nigari) - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  27 mg (7%)61 kcal (3%)1.8 g (1%)3.69 g (6%)6.55 g (13%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (1/2" cubes) (or 248g):
   66.96 mg (17%) 151.28 kcal (8%) 4.46 g (3%) 9.15 g (14%) 16.24 g (32%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 18g):
  4.86 mg (1%) 10.98 kcal (1%) 0.32 g (0%) 0.66 g (1%) 1.18 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 piece (2-1/2" x 2-3/4" x 1") (or 120g):
  32.4 mg (8%) 73.2 kcal (4%) 2.16 g (2%) 4.43 g (7%) 7.86 g (16%)
  Other serving sizes .25 block (or 116g):
  31.32 mg (8%) 70.76 kcal (4%) 2.09 g (2%) 4.28 g (7%) 7.6 g (15%)
  Other serving sizes .2 block (or 90g):
  24.3 mg (6%) 54.9 kcal (3%) 1.62 g (1%) 3.32 g (5%) 5.9 g (12%)
17. MORI-NU, Tofu, silken, extra firm - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  27 mg (7%)55 kcal (3%)2 g (2%)1.9 g (3%)7.4 g (15%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 slice (or 84g):
   22.68 mg (6%) 46.2 kcal (2%) 1.68 g (1%) 1.6 g (2%) 6.22 g (12%)
18. MORI-NU, Tofu, silken, lite extra firm - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  10 mg (3%)38 kcal (2%)1 g (1%)0.7 g (1%)7 g (14%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 slice (or 84g):
   8.4 mg (2%) 31.92 kcal (2%) 0.84 g (1%) 0.59 g (1%) 5.88 g (12%)