Articles Tagged: vitamins and minerals

Fruit

You may have heard that eating fruits (and vegetables) is good for you, but why? Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is associated with a decreased risk of … read more

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Are my bones healthy?

Bone health is important for women of all ages. Take our quiz to find out how healthy your habits are for your bones!

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vitaminAm I getting enough vitamins, minerals and fiber in my diet?

Vitamins, minerals, and fiber are needed for healthy eyes, skin, hair, blood, and digestion. They also keep your immune system strong, which helps you fight colds, the flu, and other diseases. Take our quiz to see if you get enough vitamins, minerals, and fiber!

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dietary ironDo I get enough iron in my diet?

It is important to get enough iron to build red blood cells, muscle proteins, and healthy bones. Most importantly, it helps your blood cells carry the oxygen it needs for energy. Take our quiz to see if you are getting enough iron!

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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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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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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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