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Micronutrients

Eggplant
Introductory article - Eat Well - August 03, 2018
Eggplant, aubergine, or brinjal is classified as a fruit although more often considered, and consumed as a vegetable. Like the potato and tomato, eggplant is a species of nightshade which provides an array of essential nutrients. Learn more.
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Phytosterols And Health
Introductory article - Get Healthy - July 06, 2018
Research suggests that phytosterol fortified foods which are readily available in most supermarkets, provide health benefits. Learn more about phytosterols and health, and the benefits of fortified foods.
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"Superfoods": Super Healthy Or Super Costly?
Headline - Eat Well - June 15, 2018
Almost weekly a new "superfood" is announced with a description of its supposed health benefits. Are these "superfoods" really superior to other foods or is it a marketing ploy?
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Multiple Sclerosis, Nutrition And Physical Activity
Study - Eat Well - May 11, 2018
There is no cure for Multiple sclerosis and drugs are not always effective. Many people with MS choose alternative therapies, but the effectiveness of these therapies may be uncertain. What may help and what doesn’t?
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Zinc: A Trace Mineral With Many Functions
Indepth article - Know Yourself - May 11, 2018
Zinc is a trace mineral present in your body in small amounts, but involved in many important metabolic processes. Zinc is an essential nutrient available in a wide variety of foods.
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