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Food Choices

Quinoa
Introductory article - Eat Well - June 17, 2022
Quinoa has become a preferred choice of "grain" for many people because of its relatively high and complete protein content. Botanically, quinoa is not a grain. What is quinoa and how does it compare to other protein sources?
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Antioxidants
Introductory article - Know Yourself - June 10, 2022
Antioxidants are often promoted as "life preserving" nutrients: a must have in your diet be it from food or supplements. But what are antioxidants, what role do they play in supporting health, and are anti-oxidant supplements necessary?
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Health Orientated Store Cupboard Basics
Introductory article - Eat Well - May 27, 2022
Planning and organization can help simplify healthy eating practices. Creating a healthy food store cupboard will ensure that you have the necessary ingredients to prepare healthful meals and help you avoid last minute "not so healthy" food purchases.
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Vitamin K
Indepth article - Know Yourself - May 20, 2022
Vitamin K is involved in the synthesis of bone proteins and is freely available in green leafy vegetables. What other functions does vitamin K have and can you obtain sufficient vitamin K from the food you eat?
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Vitamin E: An Essential Vitamin, But Not Age Defying
Indepth article - Eat Well - May 06, 2022
Vitamin E is an essential nutrient. A deficiency may contribute to less than optimal health. However, evidence for anti-ageing benefits of vitamin E supplementation has not materialised. Why do you need this vitamin and how much is enough?
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