Besides physical activity, healthy diet is a basic prerequisite for good health and well-being. With specific nutrients in the forefront. Unfortunately, there are quite some deficiencies in terms of vitamins and minerals in our daily lifestyle. Read on to learn more about.
THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND
As you know latest from our previous publications and seminars, your health depends primarily on healthy/balanced diet. Because of its inherent nutrients – with special reference to certain vitamins and minerals. As a basic requirement for specific vital tasks of our body and mind.
This requirement depends on our personalized metabolism. (Please note: 7 billion inhabitants of this planet the Earth have 7 billion individual metabolisms.) With special reference to factors like age, weight and overriding health condition generally.
Still, there are overriding guidelines we better understand and appreciate – to avoid debilitating disease and premature death.
Doing justice accordingly in favor of public health, the U.S. governmental National Institutes of Health (NIH) has worked out guidelines.
Supported by the independent nonprofit and non-governmental National Institute of Sciences (NAS) in Washington, D.C. Founded as an Act of Congress and approved by President Abraham Lincoln more than one and a half centuries ago in 1863.
VITAL VITAMINS & MINERALS
Following these guidelines, the U.S. governmental Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Silver Spring, MD, has listed following vital vitamins and minerals. (Recommended daily intake as a minimum in brackets.)
While all of these vitamins and minerals are important for our health and well-being, there is quite some deficiency in our industrialized society. According to research at, inter alia, the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.
With special reference to
Just to pick the importance of the latter –
This vital mineral is needed for no less but 600 (!) biochemical reactions in our body. According to research at Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
In fact, there are many health issues caused by magnesium deficiency – of which more than 50% citizens of our ‘modern’ society are affected. I.e. with less than 0.75 millimoles per liter (mmol/l) of magnesium in the blood.
As verified scientifically at, inter alia,
Finally not to forget about the impact of magnesium on our – yes - longevity.
According to research, inter alia, in California at the University of California in Berkeley & Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute in Oakland.
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