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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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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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Vitamin K
Indepth article - Know Yourself - June 09, 2017
Vitamin K is involved in the synthesis of bone proteins and is freely available in green leafy vegetables. What other functions does vitamin K have and can you obtain sufficient vitamin K from the food you eat?
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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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