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Obesity Leads to Vitamin A Deficiency

https://news.weill.cornell.edu/news/2015/11/obesity-leads-to-silent-vitamin-a-deficiency-in-major-organs With all the talk about Vitamin D, its sister vitamin, Vitamin A is not getting the attention it deserves. It is one of the very important fat-soluble vitamins: Vitamins A, D, E and K. This article shows that obesity impairs the body\’s ability to use vitamin A and it can lead to deficiencies in …

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Environmental Chemicals and Health

Every day we are exposed to hundreds of toxic chemicals through products like medications, pesticides, processed foods, cleaning products, pollution and cosmetics. As the chemicals increase so do chronic diseases. What does it mean when a chemical is called an endocrine-disrupter. These are chemicals that can interfere with the body\’s hormone system. Some can mimic …

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Prescription Medications that lower nutrients

Source: Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion Handbook, 2nd Edition Drugs and categories: Nutrients lowered: Anti-Inflammatory meds (NSAIDS, Aspirin, Prednisone)- Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B6,B12,Folic Acid. Diuretics (Lasix, HCTZ, Aldactone)- Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, B1, Vitamin C and Zinc. Cardiovascular Drugs (ACE inhibitors, Lisinopril, Vasotec)- Coenzyme Q10, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Vitamin B1. Beta Blockers (Lopressor, metoprolol)- Coenzyme Q10. …

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