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Metabolism

Nitrogen: What Does This Element Do For You?
Introductory article - Know Yourself - June 07, 2019
Nitrogen is a non-metal element, a component of the air that we breathe, and living plants and animals. Although nitrogen is essential to human health, in some forms this element may be responsible for carcinogenic activity. Should you be concerned?
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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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Fluoride: Not Just For Your Teeth
Introductory article - Know Yourself - April 26, 2019
Fluoride, a trace mineral, is typically associated with the health of your teeth and is a common component of toothpastes and mouth washes. However, tooth health is not the only function of fluoride in your body.
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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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Muscle, Metabolism, And Nutrients: Beneath The Surface
Indepth article - Exercise - March 22, 2019
You observe your muscles working for you in all your physical actions, but what occurs in your body to achieve muscle action? How do the nutrients you consume contribute to your daily physical activities?
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