Common Nutrient Deficiencies
as part of
Herbs & Nutrition 101
The Foundational Herbalism Program.
You can also enjoy this as a stand-alone class.
Consisting of 10 information-packed videos.
You will also receive a downloadable study guide.
Common Nutrient Deficiencies
There is more for you out there.
Resigning to a life defined by the list of painful symptoms you deal with on a daily basis doesn’t have to be the end of your story.
Symptoms are our body’s way of communicating with us and letting us know that something might be missing.
When we have symptoms it’s important to look first at our diets and lifestyle to trace what might be the root cause of our ailments.
We all need a steady foundation of vital nutrients to energize and restore our bodies.
While over-the-counter painkillers can be helpful in the moment, they are temporary fixes that don’t get to the root cause.
Learn how to recognize signs of nutritional deficiency (that are more common than you think!)
and bring relief to your body through incorporating the right dosage of nutrients into your daily meals and wellness practices.
In this online course you will learn how to:
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Class #1 — The Microbiome
Common nutritional deficiencies
Healing the body through food
Digestion and nutrient absorption
Effects of stress on digestion
Class #2 — All About Fiber
Fiber and the Microbiota
Types of fiber and their roles in health
High fiber foods
Grain refinement and fiber extraction
Symptoms of fiber deficiency
Class #3 — All About Magnesium Part 1
What is magnesium? A quality of life mineral
A primer on why so many of us are deficient of magnesium and other nutrients
Overview of deficiency symptoms
Recommended Dietary Allowances and magnesium-rich foods
Magnesium and Calcium relationship
Magnesium and cellular energy production
Class# 4 — Magnesium Part 2
Common to severe deficiency symptoms
Class #5 — Magnesium Part 3
Forms and absorption of magnesium
Filling in deficiencies
Class #6 — All About Zinc
What is zinc and why is deficiency so common?
Recommended Dietary Allowances and zinc food sources
Phytic acid – the pros and cons
Reducing the negative effects of phytic acid in seeds and nuts
The many ways the body uses zinc
Zinc and blood pH maintenance
Symptoms of zinc deficiency
Copper and zinc balance
Class #7 — All About Vitamin B-6
Understanding Vitamin B Complex
Vitamin B-6 and the nervous system, brain function, digestion, red blood cell formation, and more
Vitamin B-6, Recommended Dietary Allowances, and food
Methylation and biologically active forms of B-vitamins
Vitamin B-6 and physiology
Symptoms of B-6 vitamin deficiency
Class # 8 All About Vitamin B-12 and Folate
Vitamin B-12 RDA and food
Bioavailability and absorption
Benefits of supplementation for B-12
B-12 and physiology
Symptoms of B-12 deficiency and common causes
Biologically active forms and folate
Folate, Recommended Dietary Allowances, and food
Methylation history with folate
Folate and physiology
Symptoms of folate deficiency and common causes
Class #9 — All About Essential Fatty Acids Part 1
Essential fatty acids as vital building blocks to every system
Understanding sources and uses of omega oils
Essential fatty acids, prostaglandins, and the inflammatory response
Types of fat and their differences
Saturated and unsaturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats
Primer on omega 3 & 6 oils
LNA and EPA/DHA
The many of uses of EFA’s in the body
Symptoms of deficiency and common causes
Class #10 — All About Essential Fatty Acids Part 2
Essential Fatty Acids – Drawing the Lines
Metabolism of Omega 3 and 6’s
Properly sourcing from food
Liver enzymes, D6D, and D5D
Impairment of liver enzymes and additional metabolic reasons for the deficiency
Additional symptoms of systemic deficiency
Understanding NSAIDs role in inflammation
Creating change with the oil exchange