Articles Tagged: vitamins and minerals

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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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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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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Zinc

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? Because … read more

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