Caution with Some Microgreens

oxalates are found in a variety of vegetables, such as spinach, kale, Swiss chard, and beets, just to name a few. While these veggies are considered to be very healthy for the body, for those who are sensitive to oxalates, they can cause extreme gout-like pain. Microgreens of these vegetables can be even more toxic to those who are sensitive to oxalates. Microgreens are nutrient-dense and have been shown to provide numerous health benefits, including improved digestion, reduced inflammation, and increased energy levels. In addition, microgreens are extremely easy to grow, making them a great option for those who want to improve their overall health.

It just happens this Arthur happens to be one of those people who are sensitive to oxalates. After consulting with my doctor, and getting the initial sudo-gout attack controlled he suggested looking into a couple of supplements. Suggested K2 and D3. Nothing overly outlandish. quality does matter. I trust my doctor’s opinion on this, and after doing some research I think these may help others as well. Please note, that I am not here pushing supplements. It is always better to acquire nutrients through whole food.

Vitamin D3 is an essential nutrient that helps the body absorb calcium and phosphorus, two minerals that are important for strong bones. Vitamin D3 also has several other important functions in the body, including regulating cell growth, boosting immune system function, and reducing inflammation. Although vitamin D can be obtained from food sources, such as eggs and fatty fish, the most efficient way to ensure adequate vitamin D levels is through sun exposure. The body can synthesize vitamin D3 when the skin is exposed to ultraviolet B (UVB) rays from sunlight. However, many people do not get enough sun exposure to produce adequate amounts of vitamin D3, and as a result, may be at risk for vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D2 is an alternative form of vitamin D that can be found in some plant-based foods, such as broccoli, Brussel sprouts, and cabbage. While the body can convert vitamin D2 into vitamin D3, this process is not as efficient as getting vitamin D3 directly from food sources. As a result, people who follow a plant-based diet may need to take a supplement to ensure they are getting enough vitamin D3. Fortunately, vitamin D supplements can help to prevent deficiency and ensure that the body has enough of this important nutrient.

Vitamin K2 is an important nutrient for bone health. Unlike vitamin K1, which is found in leafy green vegetables, vitamin K2 is found in animal-based foods such as eggs, cheese, meat, and fermented foods. Vitamin K2 comes in two forms, MK4 and MK7. While both forms are beneficial for bone health, MK7 is the form my doctor suggested for me. This is because MK7 is more effective at transferring calcium to the bones rather than soft tissue. Calcium oxalate crystallization in the joints is sudo-gout. MK7 has been shown to reduce the risk of arthritis, sudo-gout, and calcification in the arteries. Three conditions can be caused by calcification. As a result, I take a daily supplement of vitamin K2 to help keep my bones healthy and prevent joint problems. I personally have also added Kefer to my diet to increase the natural production of vitamin K2 MK7 in my body.

Conclusion paragraph: After reading this article, you may want to consider supplementing with Vitamin D3 and MK7. I have seen a huge improvement in my comfort and pain levels since starting to take these supplements. If you are experiencing joint pain, please talk to your doctor about testing your vitamin levels and whether supplementation might be right for you.


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