❒ Ever read an article whose symptoms indicate you should supplement your diet with more of this or that?
❒ Have you ever gone to a doctor or nutritionist and learned you are ‘low’ on a certain vitamin or mineral?
❒ Ever had an official blood test that has revealed you are deficient in vitamin D, B12, or iron, for example?
There are numerous ways to find out what we are lacking in our diet from doing your own research to seeking the help of a medical professional. Plus there are numerous signs and symptoms that may point the way. See: Poor Carbohydrate, Protein and Fat Digestion Symptoms below. While it’s useful to learn that certain symptoms connect to certain food groups, or that you have a deficiency, just knowing that is not the solution.
And here’s the reason why:
Just because you take a Vitamin D supplement doesn’t automatically mean the body is digesting the nutrients in the supplement. So just because we eat something doesn’t guarantee our bodies can process and digest the nutrients.