5 Common signs of nutrient deficiencies [infographic]

If you want optimum health so you can live life the way you want to, a diet full of fresh salads, vegetables, fruits and clean protein for breakfast, lunch and dinner is the way to go. Why? Because raw whole foods, unrefined complex carbohydrates, proteins and healthy fats from vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts and seeds give you the nutrients you need.

Eating processed foods leaves you deficient, and that can be a health disaster. Here are a few things to look for so you’ll know what you might be missing:

Eating processed foods leaves you deficient, and that can be a health disaster. Here are a few things to look for so you’ll know what you might be missing:Below are some of our favorite articles to help you discover if you are at risk for a nutrient deficiency:

Magnesium deficiency can be deadly; know the signs

A deficiency of magnesium is dangerous for the nervous system, heart and kidneys. Unfortunately, almost everyone is low in magnesium. But there are several telltale signs that serve to indicate low magnesium levels.

The vitamin D link to defeating disease

A host of illnesses are also associated with vitamin D deficiency. I’ll show you exactly what you need to do to make sure you have enough vitamin D.

Iodine deficiency linked to cancers and thyroid disorders

All of the human body’s cells require iodine, but U.S. iodine levels have fallen more than 50 percent during the past 40 years. Reportedly, iodine deficiency is behind an epidemic of thyroid and breast disorders being observed today.

Magnesium, calcium, and vitamin D supplementation

This past month I realized my lack of awareness about the value of magnesium, calcium, and vitamin D. So I thought I’d share what I’m learning that I think we all deserve to know.

See better, look better and feel better

The descriptions I read about vitamin A, and what’s good what for what illness, gets even me confused. What are they? Does it work for skin? What about eye health?

Maximize minerals to minimize health problems

By now, almost everyone interested in optimal health knows that fruits and vegetables are crucial for preserving wellness. Often overlooked: The minerals in these foods are vital ingredients for helping the body reduce its acidity and avoid chronic disease.

Understanding the body’s ‘secret signs’

The body is a miraculous thing, almost unfathomable. So many millions of processes go on each hour of each day that it is simply mind-boggling that such an intricate being could exist. The body has many autonomic systems to keep itself in check, to balance and regulate sleep and digestion, and to protect against everything from infection and injury.

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