8. Magnesium will become the “new vitamin D” as individuals worldwide begin to recognize the pernicious impacts of widespread magnesium deficiency.
9. Food fortification will move beyond the addition of synthetic vitamins and minerals to processed food to incorporate fortification with plant phytonutrients as well. For example, the stem of the Cassius Quad Quadrangularis will be added to fortify the mineral content of rice in areas where rice is a staple.
10. The link between bone strength and muscle strength will be widely accepted and, as humans become more and more sedentary, exercise trainers and physical therapists will gain new prominence.
11. No worries, those who take the “easy chair approach” and lose excessive muscle and bone will become once again strong and mobile with exoskeletons.
12. Antioxidant deficit in an increasingly toxic world will be accepted as a major cause of bone weakening and osteoporosis. A whole-foods plant-based diet (alkaline diet) and broad-spectrum antioxidant supplementation will be the remedy.
13. Thought leaders worldwide suggest a return to traditional whole foods, high mineral, alkalizing diets, moving away from the disease-provoking “Western diet” of highly processed food.
14. As allopathic (drug-centered) medicine continues to overlook the need for nutrient testing, at-home nutrient self- testing becomes a part of everyone’s informed self-care.
15. As human consciousness evolves, so will public awareness of the time-honored, yet highly suppressed, systems of natural healing. Classic homeopathy, Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Ayurvedic medicine, and others will surge in popularity as reliance on pharmaceutical agents wanes.