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  • Vitamin B-12 Vegan
    Vitamin B-12
    When people first change to a vegan diet, one common complaint is that they feel lethargic and exhausted. When properly controlled, this should not be the case. There are plenty of reasons that can lead to this feeling but a major factor is low...
  • Eat fresh fruit and vegetables for vitamins and minerals
    Where should you get your vitamins and minerals from
    The ideal place to consume your daily needed vitamins and minerals for optimal health are though eating fresh fruits and vegetables that are either raw or steamed for more nutritional value.Vitamin A: carrot juice, carrots, sweet potatoes,...
  • Vitamins are not homeopathic remedies
    Vitamins are not homeopathic remedies
    Very frequently it seems that consumers of vitamin and mineral supplements believe that they are practicing homeopathy. Similarly, practicing homeopaths often believe that the consumption of isolated vitamin supplements is some form of homeopathy....
  • Are vitamins worth taking?
    Are multivitamins worth taking?
    Millions of Americans consume multivitamins and other such supplements in the hopes that their money will return them with some sort of benefit. Are there really any benefits to be had from taking a vitamin supplement? The results are inconclusive...
  • Fresh, canned and frozen produce have similar fiber and mineral content
    Fresh, canned and frozen produce have similar fiber and mineral content
    The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) recently published a comparison of the vitamin, mineral and fiber content in fresh, frozen and canned produce.While canned and frozen fruits and vegetables lose some important vitamins, the...
  • Nutritional content of silkworm pupae(Bombyx mori)
    Nutritional content of silkworm pupae(Bombyx mori)
    Beondegi (Korean: 번데기) is Korean for "pupa" or "chrysalis." It is a commonly consumed snack in Korea, consisting of the silkworm pupae. You can find it being sold by street vendors and even in restaurants. Koreans either boil...
  • Daily nutrient measurements
    Daily nutrient measurements
    Different ways of measuring daily nutritional requirements:EAR - Estimated Average Requirement. It is the average daily nutrient intake level estimated to meet the requirement of half of the healthy individuals in a group.RDA - Recommended Dietary...
  • Colors of Vegetables
    Rainbow of vegetables
    Most of us know we should include vegetables in our diet, but many don't get in the required daily amount (at least 5 servings a day). When many people think of vegetables they think, oh this is bland, boring, I don't want to eat this....
  • Vitamin
    Vitamin makes most of Saturday night at Freebird Live
    I told you guys what would happen if you didn't show up. Not only will you have to answer to them, but I'm pretty sure you disappointed the metal gods, too. Sometimes it's not the quantity of the people that turn out, but the quality....
  • pumpkin
    The great pumpkin
    A functional food by definition is a “natural or processed food that contains known biologically-active compounds which when defined quantitative and qualitative amounts provides a clinically proven and document health benefit, and thus an...
  • Autumn
    Autumn equinox: A natural transition from summer to fall
    According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, the first day of autumn occurs when day and night each have exactly 12 hours. This year, it happens on September 22. From this point, days begin to shorten and nights get longer. For some people, the...
  • sweet potato
    Sweet potato: a must for fall
    We are days away from the fall, and it is evident by the soft oranges and browns we see on the leaves or maybe it’s the Halloween paraphernalia all over the stores, it maybe the hankering for anything foods related to fall. It is important...
  • Woman up: What you should know about Vitamin D every day
    Woman up: What you should know about Vitamin D every day
    Vitamin D is one of the essential vitamins that our bodies need every day, yet according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 70 percent of American's don't get enough, especially women. A vitamin D deficiency is an invisible...
  • Vita-man
    Vitamins: what's the big deal?
    Everyone wants to eat healthier but sometimes people just can’t seem to get all the nutrients they need in a day; so they turn to vitamins and supplements. However, there is a lot of debate as to whether or not vitamin supplements are really...
  • Calcium Supplements for Women's Health? Beware Scientists Say
    Calcium Supplements for Women's Health? Beware Scientists Say
    German Scientists this week said that calcium supplements were dangerous to peoples health.Professor Sabine Rohrmann, from Zurich University's institute of social and preventative medicine found they can double the risk of a heart attack. The...