Top 10 Nutrient Deficiencies that Americans Have the Most

1. Vitamin A

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If you noticed that your eyes don’t adapt well to changes in light intensity or if you experience night blindness, you may be one of the so many Americans who suffer from vitamin A deficiency.

The greatest source of vitamin A is organ meats, which are intentionally avoided by most people nationwide. However, if you don’t really like liver and onions or fried chicken livers, you should consider getting your necessary vitamin A intake from spinach, carrots, and sweet potatoes.

2. Essential Fats (Omega 3 Fatty Acids)

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Keratosis pilaris, also called chicken skin, is a skin disease that causes acne-like bumps on your buttocks, cheeks, thighs, and arms. These bumps are either red or white but aren’t painful or itchy.

In case you suffer from this health problem, it can be a sign that you’re not providing your body with enough essential fats. So you need to start eating foods that are high in omega 3, including fish, leafy veggies, flaxseed oil, flaxseeds, walnuts, and vegetable oil.

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  1. True our food is probably not like it was in the 40s/50 but seeing all the obese people and especially young kids already overweight has to do with little exercise and the type of food the parents give them. Doing all my own grocery shopping those with the fat kids trailing behind have chips, loads of soda, candy ect. Always see fat people looking at all the candy selection. Don’t tell me soda and chips are cheaper because they are not as nutritious is a lot cheaper but it takes effort to fix.