1235 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee FL •  850.942.2557



American Diet Linked to Nutrient Deficiency and Disease

The standard American diet, also known as SAD, has been linked to nutrient deficiency, chronic disease, and obesity. SAD is characterized by high amounts of refined carbohydrates and refined sugar, and not enough fruits and vegetables. The Greatist points to several studies that show why upping the intake of some nutrients could benefit many Americans. They point to these important nutrients as being critical to increasing our overall nutrional health: potassium, fiber, calcium, vitamin D, and iron. Increasing these nutrients may reduce the risk of high blood pressure (potassium), diabetes (fiber), osteoporosis (calcium), heart disease (vitamin D), and fatigue (iron).

Source: Greatist

Copyright © 2017 Healthnotes, Inc. All rights reserved. www.healthnotes.com

Learn more about Healthnotes, the company.


Our store accepts the following credit cardsCredit Cards