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Selecting a healthful diet

As the 2000 Dietary Guidelines for Americans states, “Different foods contain different nutrients and other healthful substances. No single food can supply all the nutrients in the amounts you need” [66]. As indicated in Table 1, green leafy vegetables, dried beans […]

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Vitamins, Minerals, and Enzymes that Boost Metabolism

Vitamins, Minerals, and Enzymes that Boost Metabolism Metabolic energy is often a missing component of an overworked, super-stressed, and fatigued lifestyle. Metabolism is the process by which the human body converts food into energy. Hormones, enzymes, vitamins, and minerals all […]

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Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) is an important coenzyme involved in the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Benefits – Relieves stress and fatigue.– Used in the body to form Vitamin D.– Releases food energy. People that are under prolonged stress, […]

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Information About the Types of Vitamins

Information About the Types of Vitamins Vitamins are essential nutrients without the calories and necessary for human metabolism. Vitamins can not be produced by the human body, but is obtained from the daily diet. The specific function is as a […]

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Caution About Folic Acid Supplements

Beware of the interaction between vitamin B12 and folic acidIntake of supplemental folic acid should not exceed 1,000 micrograms (?g) per day to prevent folic acid from triggering symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency [10]. Folic acid supplements can correct the anemia […]

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Vitamin D – Let the Sun Shine In

Vitamin D – Let the Sun Shine In Vitamin D – Let the Sun Shine In The association of adequate Vitamin D levels w?th healthy bones ha? been known for over 70 years. The two sources for Vitamin D are […]

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