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Minerals

Minerals: An Overview
Introductory article - Know Yourself - June 24, 2016
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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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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The Potato: Nutrition In A Package
Introductory article - Eat Well - May 06, 2016
In recent years potatoes have come under the nutritional hammer, but for most people potatoes can be part of a healthy diet.
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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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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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