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Minerals

Food Additives In Your Food: Potential Benefits, But At What Cost?
Indepth article - Eat Well - May 24, 2019
There are thousands of food additives available and many, but not all, have been approved for use in food preparation and preservation. While offering a variety of benefits, what are the health costs associated with some food additives?
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Chromium: Why Is It An Essential Nutrient?
Introductory article - Know Yourself - May 10, 2019
Chromium has been identified as an essential trace mineral and is thought to be involved in glucose metabolism. What else is known about this metal mineral and how much do you need each day?
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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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Natural Health Products: What Do You Know About Them?
Study - Know Yourself - April 12, 2019
There are thousands of natural health products available to help you manage your health, but what should you know about natural health products in general, and specifically about the products you use?
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