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Key Nutrients Your Diet May be Lacking

It’s very important to get the full range of vitamins and minerals in your daily nutrition plan, but sometimes this is easier said than done—particularly when you take into consideration the wide variety of empty-calorie foods that plague the modern diet, such as fast food, refined grains, candy and so on. In fact, more than 80 percent of Americans don’t meet the daily recommendations for key nutrients! While a multivitamin can help patch up areas that are lacking on occasion, you should always attempt to meet your requirements with whole food sources before relying on artificial sources.

In addition to helping maintain a healthy immune system, many vitamins and other micronutrients are necessary for hormone production, which means that in order to maintain a healthy metabolism, we need to educate ourselves on how to make smart food choices that allow us to get all those vitamins and minerals we need each day. Continue Reading Key Nutrients Your Diet May be Lacking »