Tag Archives | Vitamins and Minerals

7 Nutrients to Keep an Eye on if You Don’t Eat Meat – or Even if You Do

A vegetarian or vegan diet can have a lot of benefits for your health. When meat isn’t part of your diet, you consume less saturated fat and cholesterol that could affect your health. It’s also great for increasing your intake of nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables – when steak’s not on the plate, there’s more room […]

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6 Ways to Absorb Magnesium + Health Benefits & Symptoms of Deficiency

Did you know that medications, poor food choices, alcohol and even our daily stress can deplete important minerals like magnesium from our bodies? Most people are magnesium deficient. If you drink soda, eat white bread, white rice, sugar, saturated fats or other processed foods – you’re most likely deficient. It’s a challenge to avoid these […]

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Vitamin D Deficiency [Infographic]

The majority of our population is deficient in vitamin D (levels measured below 32 ng/ml). This vital nutrient deficiency can increase your risk of many issues including osteoporosis and multiple sclerosis. In addition, an increased risk for strokes, diabetes (types 1 and 2), depression, breast and colon cancer, heart disease, gum disease, asthma, depression, rickets […]

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