It would be overly dramatic to say that the carrots you eat today has very little nutrition in it—especially with the fast food epidemic—however it is true that the fruits and vegetables that were grown decades ago were much richer in vitamins and minerals than the what we buy today. The reason this is happening to our product is soil depletion: Modern agricultural methods have stripped increasing amounts of nutrients from the soil in which the food we eat grows. Each generation of fast-growing, pest-resistant produce is truly less nutritious for you than the one before.
Two out of three women report having regular discomfort from premenstrual syndrome (PMS). PMS is a catch-all name that covers many of the symptoms women have between ovulation and the start of menstruation. Understanding the link between PMS, calcium, and essential nutrients can help you with managing symptoms.
What causes lower back pain? If you ask doctors that question, you will likely accumulate dozens of answers, everything from falls to poor lifting habits. What you will not likely hear is that the bones in the back may be weakening, making the back more vulnerable to injury. The development of lower back pain can often be traced back to the same causes of osteoporosis. Research suggests that calcium and copper deficiency may begin the process of disk degeneration, which can cause lower back pain and possibly osteoporosis. Further research has also resulted in findings about what causes back pain and how to prevent back pain from occurring.