Common Nutrient Deficiencies

Most people fall short of achieving the recommended levels for at least some vitamins and minerals. Below you can see which nutrients are most likely to be lacking. Other nutrients, such as iodine and sodium, may actually exceed the recommended levels.

This builds the case for supplementing our diets.

Vitamin or Mineral Percentage of People
Getting Less than RDA
Vitamin B6 80%
Magnesium 75%
Calcium 68%
Iron 57%
Vitamin A 50%
Thiamine (B1) 45%
Vitamin C 41%
Vitamin B12 34%
Riboflavin (B2) 34%
Niacin 33%
Phosphorus 27%
Here you can find the Best Food Sources of Nutrients

Source: Hippocrates Institute, Volume 22, Issue 1
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