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Vitamin B3: Niacin
Indepth article - Know Yourself - August 11, 2022
Vitamin B3, niacin, is a water soluble vitamin essential for maintaining health. It is involved in several important metabolic functions in your body. Learn about functions, food sources, daily requirement and bio-availability of niacin.
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Exercise And Appetite
Study - Know Yourself - July 22, 2022
Is it better to exercise if you want to lose weight or will you gain weight if you do? Exercise without dietary changes may not result in the weight loss you want, but without physical activity your dietary changes may amount to zero loss over time.
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Vitamin B1: Thiamin
Indepth article - Know Yourself - July 15, 2022
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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Probiotics And Prebiotics: A Little Help From Friendly Bacteria And The Food You Eat
Introductory article - Know Yourself - July 01, 2022
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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Antioxidants
Introductory article - Know Yourself - June 10, 2022
Antioxidants are often promoted as "life preserving" nutrients: a must have in your diet be it from food or supplements. But what are antioxidants, what role do they play in supporting health, and are anti-oxidant supplements necessary?
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