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Micronutrients

Folate: A Water Soluble B Vitamin
Indepth article - Know Yourself - July 15, 2016
Folate is an essential nutrient required as part of two coenzymes necessary for DNA synthesis and new cell development. Folate deficiency can severely affect your health and in women may adversely affect foetal development.
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Vitamin B12: Cobalamin
Indepth article - Know Yourself - July 08, 2016
Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient which functions in a variety of important metabolic mechanisms in your body. Deficiency of vitamin B12 can severely affect your health and may be caused by insufficient dietary intake as well as poor absorption.
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Brown Rice Versus White Rice
Introductory article - Eat Well - July 01, 2016
Brown rice contains more nutrients than white rice and is thought to promote health. However, both brown and white rice may contain arsenic and toxins which may negatively affect your health. What should you do?
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Vitamins: An Overview
Introductory article - Eat Well - May 20, 2016
Vitamins are essential for life, but we only need to consume them in very samll amounts. Read on to find out more about these "vital amines".
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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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