Essential Unappreciated Nutrients

People nowadays think that taking supplements to complete their daily dose of important nutrients will help them stay healthy.

and that they have done their part in consuming the god nutrients but what they fail to understand is that these supplements leave out the under appreciated nutrients that too are extremely important for your body to stay healthy.

Essential Unappreciated Nutrients

Essential Unappreciated Nutrients

Here is a list of nutrients, even your parents did not know were super important for your body.


Serotonin is a neurotransmitter. If this is produced in a lower quantity by your brain than the required amount, it will make you aggressive; affect your mood and even your memory.

Tryptophan is an amino acid that in the building block of serotonin. A New York-based psychiatrist, farmer and author of Eat Complete, Drew Ramsay said that the sources of this amino acid are beef, soya beans, cod, turkey, asparagus and beef.


For a good memory, regulation of inflammation, methylation cycle, which regulates our mood and energy levels require a certain cell and nutrient. The building block of this cell and nutrient is Choline. For the people who work late, this is very important for them. the sources of this nutrient are seafood, peanuts, broccoli, beef and eggs.


This mineral found in scallops, cod, milk, yogurt, milk and seaweed is important for the development of brain and enhancement of the metabolic activity. This nutrient has also been proven to enhance one’s IQ.


Lycopene is a nutrient that reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases, stoke and even cancer. The cooked tomatoes and watermelon juice contain this nutrient.


Glucose is very important for the brain. For the brain to function properly it needs glucose. For turning glucose into energy thiamine is required.

According to Drew Ramsay, low intake of thiamine can cause you a brain fog.

During pregnancy and after exercise, a high amount of this nutrient is required which can be consumed through trout, lean pork, sunflower seeds, macadamia nuts, wheat bread, green peas and cooked asparagus.

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Updated: April 23, 2019 — 9:07 am