Essential nutrients missing from your diet

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http://www.custom-hypnosis.com/cancer to learn about the power of spiritual healing and how it can help you by taking this free e-course. In today’s fast food environment, it has been suggested by several studies that many individuals are missing several essential nutrients. Other studies indicate that trying to use supplements to replace these essential nutrients is just not as good as getting them from food. This is due to the synergistic effects of nutrients found in food. Just make sure you consult with your physician prior to taking supplements or making any dietary changes.

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Essential nutrients missing from your diet

  1. 1. Essential Nutrients That You Need By Brian Bowie Reiki MasterPhoto Courtesy of 1876 at http://www.sxc.huLearn How You Can Heal Cancer For Free athttp://www.custom-hypnosis.com/cancer
  2. 2. In today’s fast food environment, it has been suggested byseveral studies that many individuals are missing severalessential nutrients. Other studies indicate that trying to usesupplements to replace these essential nutrients is just notas good as getting them from food. This is due to thesynergistic effects of nutrients found in food. Just makesure you consult with your physician prior to takingsupplements or making any dietary changes.FiberOne of the missing nutients is fiber. This is the indigestiblepart of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Some studiesindicate that if you get enough fiber in your diet you candecrease your risk of heart disease by up to 30%. Oneway to get enough fiber in your diet is to get about 14g forevery 1,000 calories eaten. You could eat a 1/2 cupserving of Fiber One cereal for breakfast and then eatlentil soup for lunch with som whole grain bread. Then topit off by adding some fruit and vegetables to your meals.
  3. 3. Magnesium and PotassiumAnother nutrient that studies indicate is missing from a lotof diets in magnesium and potassium. These are linked toblood pressure control, protection from osteoporosis, heartdisease, diabetes and stroke. To help increase yourpotassium levels, you can eat more bran, spinach, sweetpotatoes, white potatoes, white beans, and banannas.CalciumYou may also not be getting enough calcium. It helps tobuild strong teeth and bones. It prevents bone-thinningosteoporosis, contributes to healthy blood pressure, andcan reduce the risk of colon cancer. If you are low oncalcium, you can drink more milk, fat free yogurt or eatsome low fat cottage cheese.Vitamin AAnother nutrient that you may not be getting enough of isvitamin A. This vitamin cares for and maintains our eyes,the linings of the respiratory, intestinal and urinary tracts,and the quality of our skin. You can get more vitamin A byeating To add more vitamin A darkly-pigmented foods toyour daily diet. These include carrots, spinach, kale, wintersquash, and a medium baked sweet potato.
  4. 4. Vitamin CThe next nutrient missing may be vitamin C. It isnecessary for our body to create collagen, a glue thatholds our skin, bones, blood vessels and skin together. Italso helps to make brain chemicals, neutralize damagingfree radicals, and metabolize cholesterol. Vitamin C mayalso help the heart and reduce arthritis and diabetes. Toeat more vitamin C, you can drink more orange juice oreat an orange. You can also eat kiwifruit, cantaloupe,Brussels sprouts, strawberries, red or green bell peppers,and broccoli.Vitamin EThe last vitamin is vitamin E. It helps to neutralize freeradicals to protect cells from damage, plays a role in theimmune system, can help prevent the common cold, andcan lower the risk of Parkinsons disease. You can getmore vitamin E by eating more almonds, sunflowerkernels, and sunflower oil in salad dressings. Get a Free Spiritual Healing For Cancer E-Course and healthy subliminal download at www.custom-hypnosis.com/cancer

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