Articles Tagged: nutrition

Fruit

You may have heard that eating fruits (and vegetables) is good for you, but why? Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is associated with a decreased risk of … read more

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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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dietary supplementsVitamin B12

Why is Vitamin B12 important? Vitamin B12 is needed to keep your blood cells healthy and is used by the body to make proteins like hormones and enzymes needed for … 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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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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