Articles Tagged: nutrition

Serving Size and Portions

Understanding the nutritional content of a meal is important. To help determine the nutritional content of your meals, most foods, with the exception of fruits, vegetables and some prepared foods, … read more

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Zinc

What is zinc? Zinc is a mineral that is important for your immune system. Zinc is also needed for wound healing and normal growth developement. How much zinc do I … read more

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Vitamin D

You may know that vitamin D is important for you, but do you also know that you can get vitamin D from the sun? Read on to learn how you … read more

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dietary supplementsVitamin B12

Why is Vitamin B12 important? Vitamin B12 is needed to keep your blood healthy and is used by the body to make proteins. Most people can easily get all the … read more

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Soy

What is soy? Soy foods are products such as soy milk, cheese, yogurt, tofu, ice cream, butters, and other foods that are made from soybeans. Soy foods have recently become … read more

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Sugar Substitutes

Sugar substitutes are substances used to sweeten foods and beverages instead of sucrose (sugar). You’ll find a variety of foods on the market that contain sugar substitutes; some advertise this … read more

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