Articles Tagged: nutrition

grainsGrains

Foods such as wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley, quinoa or products made from these foods are considered grains. Grains are high in carbohydrates which provide energy to your brain and … 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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dark green vegetablesDark Green Leafy Vegetables

Dark green leafy vegetables are good sources of many vitamins (such as vitamins A, C, and K and folate) and minerals (such as iron and calcium). They’re also great sources of fiber. Research … 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 and mind strong, energized, and well nourished. Healthy eating is an … read more

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nutrition facts labelNutrition Facts Label

The Nutrition Facts Label explains what nutrients (components of food your body needs to grow and stay healthy) and how much of those nutrients are found in one serving of … read more

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vitaminVitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is needed to keep your blood cells healthy and is used by the body to make proteins like hormones and enzymes needed for digestion. Most people can easily … read more

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soy productsSoy

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

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