Dr. Johanna Budwig’s Healing Diet & Protocol

Magnesium/Calcium Food Table

by copyright Wilhelm H © 2004 and Healing Cancer Naturally

The following information has been included in Healing Cancer Naturally's Budwig diet section for those who might be concerned about a possible surplus of calcium vs magnesium intake by the daily ingestion of dairy products such as cottage cheese.

The following listing shows, in descending order, common natural foods with a higher magnesium than calcium content, starting with the food boasting the highest magnesium to calcium ratio.

Calcium/magnesium ratio in mg per 100g of food

[For reference: cottage cheese - 61/5 (ca/mg ratio- 12 : 1)]

  • Millet - 8/114 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 14.2)
  • Pumpkin seeds - 43/535 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 12.4)
  • Wheat, red spring - 25/124 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 5)
  • Bananas - 6/29 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 4.8 )
  • Rice, brown - 33/143 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 4.3)
  • Wheat, Durum - 34/144 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 4.2)
  • Cowpeas - 85/333 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 3.9)
  • Avocados - 11/39 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 3.5)
  • Oats - 54/177 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 3.3)
  • Sunflower seeds - 116/354 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 3)
  • Brazil nuts - 76/225 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 3)
  • Lima beans - 81/224 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 2.8)
  • Coconuts - 14/32 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 2.3)
  • Lentils - 51/107 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 2.1)
  • Nutritional yeast 66/130 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 2)
  • Flaxseeds - 199/362 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 1.8)
  • Pecans - 70/121 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 1.7)
  • Walnuts - 98/158 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 1.6)
  • Spirulina, dried - 120/195 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 1.6)
  • Buckwheat -18/231 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 1.3)
  • Potatoes, baked w.skin - 34/43 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 1.3)
  • Chlorella, dried - 341/373 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 1.1)
  • Hazelnuts - 149/160 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 1.1)
  • Garbanzo beans - 105/115 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 1.1)
  • Almonds - 248/275 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 1)
  • Purslane - 65/68 (ca/mg ratio 1 : 1)

(Data gleaned from www.food-stats.com & www.nutritiondata.com)

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