Nutrition

7 Signs of a Vitamin Deficiency (Shortage, Low Levels)

Deficiencies of vitamins are not an uncommon problem in humans. It is also not only a nutritional problem associated with poverty, fasting or starvation. Any person can suffer with a vitamin deficiency even if they have access to sufficient food and eat well. It may be a result of not eating a balanced diet or having gut >> Read More ...

Signs of Gluten Intolerance, Allergy and Wheat Sensitivity

The hype around gluten intolerance in recent years has at times been misleading. Gluten is a protein found in wheat and while some people may have an allergy to it and others can be sensitive to gluten, overall it is not a common condition as is often portrayed. In fact compared to other food intolerances like lactose >> Read More ...

Vitamin B12 Deficiency – Sources, Causes, Symptoms, Dose

Vitamin B12 deficiency is estimated to affect between 300,000 to 3 million Americans but the exact prevalence is not known. It is believed that it may be much more common. The body sources vitamin B12 from meat and dairy and usually has sufficient stores to last a few years. However, in the elderly who are not maintaining >> Read More ...

Heart Healthy Diet Plan – Foods To Avoid and Eat

Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in the United States. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease accounts for 1 out of 7 deaths in America. It kills about 1,100 Americans everyday which equates to about one person dying from heart disease every 84 seconds. Heart disease is preventable and >> Read More ...
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