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dietary ironProtein

Protein is needed to build and repair your muscles, make hair and skin, fight against infections, and carry oxygen in your blood. Proteins are made up of about twenty different … read more

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girl eating appleMindful Eating

Mindful eating is eating with awareness, and involves paying attention to your body’s signals. This means allowing yourself to eat when you are hungry and knowing to stop when you … read more

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grainsGrains

Foods such as wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley, or products made from these foods are considered grains. Grains are high in carbohydrates which provide energy to your brain and muscles. … read more

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apple, water, measuring tapeIs it ok to be a little overweight?

Being healthy isn’t just about how much you weigh. Being healthy is about doing things such as eating nutritious foods, exercising regularly, feeling good about yourself, managing stress, not watching … read more

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vitaminVitamin D

What is vitamin D? Vitamin D is a vitamin that helps your body absorb calcium. Calcium is a mineral that gives strength to your bones and teeth, and helps your … read more

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soy productsSoy

Soy refers to products such as soy milk, cheese, yogurt, tofu, ice cream, nut butters, and other foods are all made from soybeans. Soy foods have recently become more popular … read more

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vitaminZinc

Zinc is a mineral that is important for your immune system. Zinc is also needed for wound healing and normal growth and development. How much zinc do I need? Zinc … read more

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girl in kitchenHealthy Eating

What is “healthy eating?” Healthy eating is a way of balancing the food you eat to keep your body strong, energized, and well nourished. When you eat well, you are … read more

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