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Minerals

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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Supplements: Do You Need Them?
Study - Eat Well - March 25, 2016
Millions of people in Canada and North America regularly take vitamin and mineral supplements to prevent disease and to make up for poor dietary habits. But are they worth the cost?
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Your Kidneys: Not Just A Waste Product Filtration System
Indepth article - Know Yourself - March 18, 2016
Your kidneys have a significant role in homeostasis by ridding your body of excess nutrients and potentially toxic compounds produced during your metabolic processes. Malfunctioning kidneys are a serious health risk: how healthy are your kidneys?
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Broccoli: An Asset To Eating Well
Introductory article - Eat Well - March 11, 2016
Broccoli is a popular vegetable belonging to the cabbage family and provides an array of essential nutrients which may offer protection against some forms of cancer. However, some research suggests a darker side to this cruciferous vegetable.
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Iron: An Important Trace Mineral
Indepth article - Eat Well - January 29, 2016
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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