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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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Vitamin B1: Thiamin
Indepth article - Know Yourself - July 21, 2017
Vitamin B1, or thiamin(e), is a water soluble vitamin essential for maintaining health. Inadequate thiamin intake can cause adverse health effects. Why is thiamin essential and how much do you need each day?
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Nutrition, Fertility, Pregnancy, And Health Of Offspring
Study - Know Yourself - March 31, 2017
Nutrition prior to conception for both parents has been identified as a key fertility factor and may influence future health of offspring. Mom’s nutrition status during pregnancy is vital to health pregnancy outcomes.
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Cholesterol: The Good And The Bad
Introductory article - Know Yourself - March 24, 2017
Are you confused about cholesterol? Which foods contain "good" or "bad" cholesterol? If you have high blood cholesterol what does it mean for your health and what can you do to lower your blood cholesterol levels?
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Sodium: An Essential Macromineral
Indepth article - Eat Well - February 10, 2017
In terms of nutritional health sodium is an essential macronutrient. However, too much of a good thing can bring about adverse health effects such as hypertension and bone loss.
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