Our Bodies Are Starving For More Nutrients
68% of all Americans are overweight, and obesity has almost doubled in the last couple of decades worldwide.
While everyone assumes that overweight people eat too much, we will demonstrate that the real problem is that their bodies are starving for more food … of the right kind.
We’re Not Eating Enough: Vitamins and Minerals
Studies show that people with metabolic syndrome – associated with obesity – have significantly lower concentrations of vitamins C and E, and molecules associated with vitamin A. And see this and this.
Arizona State University reports that the amount of vitamin C in the blood stream is directly related to fat oxidation – the body’s ability to use fat as a fuel source – during both exercise and at rest.
Vitamin D levels are a good predictor for obesity: the lower the level of vitamin D, the more likely is obesity.
Scientists from Bastyr University found that vitamins B-6 and B-12 and chromium may slow down middle-aged weight gain.
Low levels of magnesium – which appear to increase oxidation – are associated with obesity.