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Vitamins

Vegetarian Eating: Are You Getting Essential Nutrients?
Introductory article - Eat Well - March 03, 2017
Vegetarian diets are thought to be associated with health benefits. What do you need to know to optimize your nutrient intake?
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Vitamin A: An Essential Fat Soluble Vitamin
Indepth article - Know Yourself - July 22, 2016
One of four fat soluble vitamins, vitamin A is an essential nutrient involved in important metabolic processes in your body. As with many essential nutrients too much can be as detrimental to health as too little. Are you getting enough or too little?
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Folate: A Water Soluble B Vitamin
Indepth article - Know Yourself - July 15, 2016
Folate is an essential nutrient required as part of two coenzymes necessary for DNA synthesis and new cell development. Folate deficiency can severely affect your health and in women may adversely affect foetal development.
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Vitamin B12: Cobalamin
Indepth article - Know Yourself - July 08, 2016
Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient which functions in a variety of important metabolic mechanisms in your body. Deficiency of vitamin B12 can severely affect your health and may be caused by insufficient dietary intake as well as poor absorption.
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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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