How Nutrient Deficiencies Cause Restless Leg Syndrome. (And How to Fix it)

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Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a condition that causes legs to jerk, twitch and kick involuntarily, when in bed just before falling asleep. It is linked to night time painful leg muscle cramps that disrupt sleep patterns.

RLS occurs due to poor blood circulation, and/or deficiency in magnesiums, iron, calcium, potassium and zinc. Most importantly, poor gut flora health prevents proper nutrients absorption and this can be remedied by eating fermented foods and taking high quality probiotics. Lack of physical activities and sleep may make the condition worse.




Avoid: Highly processed/refined foods, flour and sugar products, alcohol, caffeine, smoking.

Include: Whole grains, oatmeals, nuts and seeds, beans and lentils, bananas, coriander, fennel, kelp, and lots of green vegetables.

Together with the right diet, the combined nutrients in this juice combo help relax muscles and nerves. Suitable for RLS, leg muscles cramp and insomnia.


Juice Recipe:

  • ½ small beetroot
  • 2 green apples
  • 2 ribs of celery
  • A handful of spinach
  • A cup of broccoli florets
  • ½ lemon


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    Prevention is always better than cure. Having the right diet and with the combined nutrients, will help prevent restless leg syndrome.

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