You know, after years of helping people like you become healthier and happier versions of themselves, I’ve come across a few recurring themes that I’d love to chat with you about.
One biggie that I’ve noticed time and time again is the issue of nutritional gaps. It’s a bit like missing pieces in a jigsaw puzzle – without them, it’s tough to create the complete picture of the healthier, more vibrant you that you’re aiming for.
Let’s dive into three key nutritional deficiencies that I’ve encountered in many folks on their wellness journey:
1. Protein: Your body craves a steady supply of protein throughout the day. It’s like the fuel that keeps your lean muscle, metabolism, and overall health revving. While lean meats, wild-caught fish, eggs, and dairy (if they agree with you) are fantastic sources, I’ve found that most folks don’t quite get enough. That’s where I come in to help you establish the habit of incorporating the right amount of lean protein into every meal. And if that’s not feasible, don’t fret – we can explore high-quality whey protein isolate powder, making those protein shakes an enjoyable part of your day!
2. Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Most of us tend to consume way more omega-6 fatty acids (the inflammation promoters) than omega-3s (the inflammation fighters) in our diets. This isn’t a great balance because inflammation can be the root of various health issues. It’s not always easy to chow down on enough wild-caught fish and seeds to meet your daily omega-3 needs. That’s where a premium fish oil supplement can be a game-changer. Not only does it help balance the scales in favor of anti-inflammation, but it can also do wonders for your cardiovascular, neurological, and brain health. Plus, it’s a friendly ally for your joints, immunity, vision, and weight management.
3. Essential Vitamins and Minerals: Even if you’re gung-ho about fruits and veggies, it’s a tough task to consistently get the precise mix and quantity of micronutrients your body craves for peak performance. That’s why, even us health-conscious folks and coaches, often include a trusty multivitamin in our daily routines.
Now, I know everyone’s unique, and your dietary needs might differ. But these are some common gaps I’ve encountered time and again. I figured it’s worth sharing so you can steer clear of these pitfalls and keep making progress towards your health and happiness goals.
If you have any questions about your diet’s completeness (or incompleteness!) or if you’d like advice on how to address these deficiencies, just hit reply. I’m here and ready to help!