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Nutrients

Vitamin B2: Riboflavin
Indepth article - Eat Well - September 15, 2017
Vitamin B2, riboflavin, is a water soluble vitamin essential for maintaining health as the vitamin has several important metabolic functions in your body. Learn about functions, food sources, daily requirement and bioavailability of riboflavin.
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Quinoa
Introductory article - Eat Well - September 09, 2017
Quinoa has become a preferred choice of "grain" for many people because of its relatively high and complete protein content. Botanically, quinoa is not a grain. What is quinoa and how does it compare to other protein sources?
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Probiotics And Prebiotics: A Little Help From Friendly Bacteria And The Food You Eat
Introductory article - Know Yourself - August 25, 2017
Your body is inhabited by trillions of bacterial cells. Some bacteria have the potential to harm you, but many benefit your health. Do probiotics, beneficial bacteria added to food, have a health promoting role and why are prebiotics important?
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Sports Drinks: Do You Need One, Which One?
Study - Know Yourself - August 04, 2017
Originally formulated for athletes, sports drinks are now marketed to everyone regardless of their athletic endeavors. Most people do not need a sports drink, but if you do which one is for you?
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Antioxidants
Introductory article - Know Yourself - July 28, 2017
Antioxidants are often promoted as "life preserving" nutrients: a must have in your diet be it from food or supplementation. But what are antioxidants, what role do they play in supporting health, and are anti-oxidant supplements necessary?
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