Dr Oz, Nutritional Yeast Flakes, foods For Iron, Magnesium Deficiency

Dr. Oz Talks About The Foods You Should Be Eating For Iron, Magnesium, Riboflavin, & Vitamin D Deficiency

In the prior segment Dr. Oz gave the audience and viewers at home an “Energy Quiz” to find out if you may have a magnesium, iron, vitamin d, or riboflavin deficiency.. If you feel that you may be deficient in one of these nutrients Dr. Oz has the answer that may be lying in your kitchen cupboards.  Foods such as nutritional yest flakes, beans, pumpkin seeds, and white mushrooms may be the hidden gems in your pantry to help you overcome a nutritional deficiency.

Foods For Iron Deficiency

Dr. Oz spoke with Monica Reinagel about nutritional deficiencies and natural remedies that may be hiding in your kitchen cupboards.  She said that 1 out of 5 women suffer from an iron deficiency.  She said that iron is essential for energy and also provides oxygen for your brain. So low iron can not only make you fatigued physically, you will also feel fatigued mentally!

Beans Excellent Source Of Iron – Eat 1 cup of beans three times a week to up your levels of iron in your body.  Also add some Vitamin C to your diet while consuming the beans to increase the ab

Nutritional Yeast Flakes For Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) Deficiency

Riboflavin deficiency is very common in women.  Monica said that Riboflavin (aka Vitamin B2) works on a cellular level to give your body energy..

So how do you add nutritional yeast flakes to your diet? Consider adding two tbsp’s of Nutritional Yeast Flakes to your diet by sprinkling them on your popcorn, scrambled eggs, or steamed veggies throughout the week.

Pumpkin Seeds For Magnesium

Dr. Oz stated that three out of four people are deficient in this important mineral.  Dr. Oz asked Monica why so many women are deficient in magnesium.  Monical believes that the culprit is diets that are high in processed foods.

So how much pumpkin seeds should you eat to increase your magnesium levels?

Eating only 1/4 cup of pumpkin seeds each day will give you half of your daily requirement of magnesium.  Monica said that pumpkin seeds are a healthy snack option to eat in between meals.White Button Mushrooms Increase Your Vitamin D LevelsIf you are deficient in Vitamin D, try adding white button mushrooms to your diet.

Tip : Let the white button mushrooms sit out in the sunlight for 5 to 10 minutes before eating. In fact setting white button mushrooms out in the sun will give you a 4 day supply of vitamin D!  Eat 1 cup of white button mushrooms twice per week to give your Vitamin D levels a boost.

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