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Jun 13 2009

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Nutrition Myths

When it comes to nutrition, there is a plethora of information out there. Whether you subscribe to magazines, read the daily updates of what’s good for you and what’s not in the newspaper, or just do a simple search online, you’ll find tons of nutrition information. But just like any other vast amounts of info, […]

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Understanding Food Labels

We all know that food labels are important when we’re trying to make sure that we get a healthy and balanced diet. While food labels can tell us how much good and bad is in a product, these labels can also be quite confusing. What do they mean really and can they really help you […]

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Superfoods

Superfoods are foods that are thought to have such a high nutritional value that we can get many of the nutrients, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that we need by only eating one serving of them! These superfoods are great to incorporate into your diet so that you can make sure you’re knocking off the daily […]

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The Canada Food Guide

The Canada Food Guide is an excellent way for people to make sure that they are getting the proper amount of nutrients in their diet and that they are including foods from each of the food groups every day. Following the Canada Food Guide can help prevent obesity, diabetes, and obesity. Below you’ll find the […]

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Sodium

Sodium, also known as salt, is something that gets a very bad rep when talking about different food and nutrients but some sodium in our diets is essential to our well-being. This is because sodium helps control things such as water and electrolyte levels, and it’s also needed for muscle and nerve activity. Sodium is […]

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Potassium

Potassium is a mineral that is extremely important because it helps maintain proper water levels as well as proper electrolyte levels in our bodies. A potassium deficiency could quickly lead to dehydration, which in turn causes the body to shut down. Luckily potassium can be found in every plant and animal cell which means that […]

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Zinc

Zinc is a mineral that we all often think of when we feel a cold coming on but it’s something that we should always be thinking about when we think about our diet. This is because zinc does just about everything from helping with the creation of DNA and reproductive development to maintaining the production […]

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