18.11.2020

Supplements

Supplements can be important to prevent nutrient deficiencies and promote health, but they’re not the only way…!
 
Certain foods can help correct and prevent deficiencies. Below is a list of foods with high amount of nutrients that are commonly deficient.
 
Calcium
 
Nearly 70% of Americans fail to meet the RDA of calcium due to either inadequate intake or consuming substances which cause poor absorption, such as caffeine, alcohol, or soda.
 
Foods high in calcium: Seeds, almonds cheese, yogurt, tofu.
 
Omega-3 fatty acids
 
Omega-3 fatty acids are important to produce anti-inflammatory factors in the body and are important in heart, brain, and eye health.
 
Foods high in omega-3: Salmon, sardines, anchovies, mackerel.
 
Magnesium
 
Magnesium is a mineral we must get from our diet that affects many metabolic reactions including muscle and nerve function.
 
Foods high in Magnesium: Pumpkin seeds, almonds, spinach, cashews.
 
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