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I have twin 14 year old daughters. I am wondering, what are the best vitamins for them?

Updated 15 April 2022 under Ask Us.

Great question! The best​ way for your daughters to get all of the vitamins that they need is by eating a varied diet that includes a good variety of different fruits, vegetables, […]

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Fruit

Updated 18 March 2022 under Health Guides.

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 […]

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Endometriosis: Leuprolide Acetate With Add–Back

Updated 21 August 2020 under Health Guides.

Leuprolide acetate (Lupron Depot®) is a type of gonadotropin–releasing hormone agonist (GnRH agonist) medicine. GnRH agonist medications help to lower pelvic pain caused by endometriosis. Add–back therapy is the addition […]

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Iron

Updated 8 May 2022 under Health Guides.

Iron is a mineral that helps build red blood cells, which is especially important for growing teens. Most importantly, iron helps your blood cells carry oxygen, which provides energy throughout […]

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How to Be a Healthy Vegetarian

Updated 12 November 2021 under Health Guides.

What is a vegetarian? A vegetarian is someone who doesn’t eat meat, including beef, chicken, pork, or fish and may or may not choose to eat other animal-derived products such […]

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Calcium

Updated 17 March 2021 under Health Guides.

Calcium is a mineral that helps build strong bones. Calcium is also necessary for many of your body’s functions, such as blood clotting and nerve and muscle function. During the […]

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Folic Acid

Updated 22 March 2022 under Health Guides.

Why is folic acid so important for menstruating people? All people who menstruate (who get a period) should consume the recommended amount of folic acid daily. Your body needs folic […]

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Sports and Nutrition: Fueling Your Performance

Updated 1 July 2021 under Health Guides.

Just as a car runs best with a full tank of gas, your body needs the right kind of fuel from food in order to perform at its best. A […]

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Vitamin D

Updated 29 January 2021 under Health Guides.

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 and teeth, […]

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Dark Green Leafy Vegetables

Updated 17 March 2021 under Health Guides.

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 […]

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