Articles Tagged: nutrition

dietary ironIron

Iron is a mineral that helps build red blood cells. Most importantly, iron helps your blood cells carry the oxygen, which is needed for energy, throughout the body. Getting the … read more

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vitaminFolic Acid

Folic acid is one of the B vitamins that is important for metabolism and used to make healthy new cells in the body. Getting enough folic acid is especially important … read more

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calciumCalcium

Calcium is a mineral that gives strength to your bones. Calcium is also necessary for many of your body’s functions, such as blood clotting and nerve and muscle function. During … 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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Vitamin D

What is vitamin D? Vitamin D helps your immune system function effectively, reduces inflammation, and helps your body absorb calcium. Calcium is a mineral that gives strength to your bones … read more

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