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One-Third of Americans Have at Least One Micronutrient Deficiency

Using data from the government-sponsored research program National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), a group of researchers compiled data on seven vitamins from over 15,000 people in the US. They determined that 31% of the American population is at risk for at least one vitamin deficiency; 23% of Americans are at risk for deficiency in at least two vitamins, and 6% are at risk for three or more vitamin deficiencies. The data came from a variety of sources: dietary recall, rep... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Monday, September 18, 2017