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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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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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Digestion And Your Gastrointestinal Tract
Introductory article - Know Yourself - December 04, 2015
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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Multi Tasking Magnesium
Indepth article - Eat Well - October 23, 2015
Magnesium's role in bone health is well known, but it also plays a critical role in other life supporting processes in your body. Are you eating magnesium loaded foods?
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