Giving Your Body What It Needs

Giving Your Body What It Needs

Giving Your Body What It Needs

Our bodies are constantly telling us what we need.

A dry mouth indicates that we may be thirsty. A yawn lets us know we need a little more sleep.

However, when it comes to needing certain nutrients, our bodies' signals can be harder to pin down.

Here are some common signs that your nutrition may be missing something:

Symptom: Fatigue, Dark Circles Under Eyes

Possible Cause: Iron Deficiency

Iron produces a protein, hemoglobin, that allows our red blood cells to deliver oxygen through our bodies.

Foods that contain iron are:

  • Red meat
  • Beans
  • Spinach
  • Nuts
  • Broccoli
  • Quinoa

Symptoms: Fatigue, hair loss, and chipped nails:

Possible Cause: B12 Deficiency

Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that our body can't produce on its own. Therefore, we need to get it from our diet.

Foods that contain B12 are:

  • Fish
  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Eggs
  • Milk and fortified non-dairy milk

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Symptom: Mood change and muscle weakness

Possible Cause: Low Vitamin D

Vitamin D is known as the "Sunshine Vitamin" because our skin converts sunshine into Vitamin D. It is essential for maintaining healthy bones.

You can get more Vitamin D by:

  • Sitting in the sun
  • Fish
  • Beef
  • Cottage cheese
  • Eggs
  • Mushrooms

Symptoms: Muscle cramps, headaches, and anxiety

Possible Cause: Low Magnesium

Magnesium supports healthy metabolism, muscles, and nerve function.

It is estimated that over half of Americans suffer from magnesium deficiency.

But don't worry because you can easily sneak in some magnesium with:

  • Spinach
  • Nuts
  • Fish
  • Beans
  • Whole grains
  • Avocados

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Symptom: Muscle cramps, weak nails, and dry skin:

Possible Cause: Calcium Deficiency

Calcium is vital for healthy bones and strong teeth. If your body needs more calcium, one of the first signs is muscle cramps.

If you notice this or other possible signs, reach for one of the foods below:

  • Fish
  • Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Almonds
  • Broccoli
  • Kale
  • Oranges

Using food as medicine is an amazing way to heal. Following the Betr protocol can nourish your body to prevent nutrient deficiencies from occurring.

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