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Potassium: An Essential Macromineral
Indepth article - Eat Well - April 08, 2016
Banana, potato, avocado, lentils and many other foods are good sources of potassium: an essential micronutrient. Why is potassium essential and are you getting enough?
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Supplements: Do You Need Them?
Study - Eat Well - March 25, 2016
Millions of people in Canada and North America regularly take vitamin and mineral supplements to prevent disease and to make up for poor dietary habits. But are they worth the cost?
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Alcohol: Where Does It Fit In Your Eating For Health Plan?
Study - Know Yourself - February 26, 2016
Alcoholic beverages are enjoyed by many people and research suggests that when consumed in moderation may have health benefits. What does this mean for your health?
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Iron: An Important Trace Mineral
Indepth article - Eat Well - January 29, 2016
Iron deficiency is a common nutrient deficiency, but too much iron may also adversely affect your health. What is too little or too much?
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The Fat Burning Zone And You
Indepth article - Exercise - November 20, 2015
What does "working in the fat burning zone mean"? In particular, what does it mean for you and your physical activity or exercise plan?
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