Did you know that there are certain nutrients that will help support your adrenal glands? Below are 5 nutrients that support adrenal health and sources in the diet.
- Vitamin C –supports the general health and function of the adrenals
Sources: citrus fruits, bell peppers, broccoli, cantaloupe and kiwi
- B Vitamins – supplies energy to the adrenal cells and assists in the production of adrenal hormones
Sources: leafy greens, pasture-raised eggs, organ meats especially liver and nutritional yeast
- Healthy fats – important for adrenal hormone production and to decrease inflammation
Sources: avocadoes, nuts like almonds and walnuts, fatty fish like salmon and sardines, chia seeds and flax seeds.
- Magnesium – helps regulate cortisol production and helps keep the adrenal cells working smoothly.
Sources: bananas, leafy greens, beans & legumes, nuts and seeds especially pumpkin seeds and almonds and dark chocolate (in moderation)
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