Nutrition Deficiency

Written by Jim Folk
Medically reviewed by Marilyn Folk, BScN.
Last updated May 28, 2021

Nutritional deficiencies can cause many anxiety-like symptoms.

Moreover, anxiety and hyperstimulation can deplete the body of important nutrients. Consequently, nutritional deficiencies can cause and contribute to many anxiety-like and anxiety symptoms.

High sugar, high fat, and fast foods not only stress the body but can also deplete the body of important nutrients.

You can prevent nutritional deficiencies by eating a healthy diet of whole and natural foods.

If you want more information, you can connect with Liliana Tosic, our recommended Nutrition Science Practitioner.

The combination of good self-help information and working with an experienced anxiety disorder therapist, coach, or counselor is the most effective way to address anxiety and its many symptoms. Until the core causes of anxiety are addressed – which we call the underlying factors of anxiety – a struggle with anxiety unwellness can return again and again. Dealing with the underlying factors of anxiety is the best way to address problematic anxiety.

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