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Minerals

Vitamins: An Overview
Introductory article - Eat Well - October 22, 2021
Vitamins are essential for life, but we only need to consume them in very small amounts. Learn more about these "vital amines".
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Minerals: An Overview
Introductory article - Know Yourself - October 15, 2021
Minerals are essential nutrients, but too little or too much of some minerals may be harmful to your health. Which minerals and how much do you need?
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Potassium: An Essential Macromineral
Indepth article - Eat Well - September 24, 2021
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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Iron: An Important Trace Mineral
Indepth article - Eat Well - September 03, 2021
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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Digestion And Your Gastrointestinal Tract
Introductory article - Know Yourself - July 16, 2021
Digestion occurs in your gastrointestinal tract and is the process by which nutrients contained in the food you consume are separated and absorbed into your body.
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