Getting Enough Zinc On A Vegetarian Diet

One thing that concerns people who are considering a vegetarian diet is a nutritional deficiency. They worry that they won’t get enough vitamins and minerals such as zinc. The Standard American Diet contains lots of zinc from animal sources like meat and dairy. A vegetarian diet, on the other hand, commonly has lots of fiber…


Magnesium Can Reduce Stress And Help You Sleep

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals in the body but most of us don’t give it much thought. There are more than 300 chemical reactions in the body that require this mineral, and if that doesn’t get your attention, magnesium deficiency can cause physical and mental health problems. Several studies have shown that…


Are Your Teeth and Bones Getting Enough Calcium?

Calcium is a tricky mineral. It’s the most abundant mineral in the human body and is present in many different foods. However, people still suffer from calcium deficiency, low bone mass and osteoporosis. Insufficient calcium intake doesn’t produce symptoms in the short term, making it really difficult to know when you’re not getting enough. Also,…

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