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Nutrition Deficiency - Can Cause Many Anxiety-like Symptoms

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Written by: Jim Folk.
Medically reviewed by: Marilyn Folk, BScN.
Last updated: November 1, 2020

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.


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