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Overweight: Is Being Overweight Unhealthy Or Not?
Headline - Know Yourself - April 21, 2017
Controversial research suggests being moderately overweight may increase longevity. Does this imply that being overweight can be healthy? Is it possible to be healthy even if you are not at a healthy body weight?
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Hormones, Nutrient Digestion, Absorption, And Metabolism
Introductory article - Know Yourself - April 14, 2017
Several hormones are necessary for effective nutrient digestion, absorption and metabolism of the nutrients in the foods and beverages you consume. What are these hormones and what functions do they perform?
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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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Protein: Categories And Functions
Introductory article - Know Yourself - January 20, 2017
The thousands of proteins synthesized in your body are categorized by the functions they perform, and differ in their amino acid profile and arrangement.
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