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Food Choices

Ginger And Health Benefits
Study - Eat Well - May 31, 2019
Ginger is a flavourful spice with many culinary uses as well as purported medicinal health benefits. Studies appear to provide support to various health benefit claims, but are these claims substantiated?
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Food Additives In Your Food: Potential Benefits, But At What Cost?
Indepth article - Eat Well - May 24, 2019
There are thousands of food additives available and many, but not all, have been approved for use in food preparation and preservation. While offering a variety of benefits, what are the health costs associated with some food additives?
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Your Aging Brain
Indepth article - Know Yourself - May 17, 2019
Your brain is the centre of a complex control system which governs your body, but function declines with aging, sometimes resulting in dementia. What can you do to keep your brain healthy? Exercise and diet may have brain benefits.
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Coconut And Health
Study - Eat Well - May 03, 2019
Coconut products have become popular “health” foods in recent years. Claims have been made about coconut and heart health benefits, but are coconut products healthier than traditional food products they often replace?
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Manganese: One Of The Trace Metal Minerals
Introductory article - Eat Well - April 05, 2019
Your body contains small amounts of manganese which is essential for good health and required in many metabolic processes. Although manganese deficiency is rare, following diets that are low in plant foods may reduce your intake of manganese.
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