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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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calciumLactose Intolerance

You probably know someone with lactose intolerance. Maybe that person is a family member, a friend, or you. It’s most common among Asian Americans, African Americans, individuals of Jewish descent, … read more

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blood-testHigh Cholesterol

There are a few things that can lead to high cholesterol: what you eat, how physically active you are, and your genetics. You can’t do anything to change your genetics, … read more

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energy drinksEnergy Drinks

Many drinks at convenience stores and supermarkets claim to give you energy. Common brands of these drinks, known as energy drinks and energy supplements, include Red Bull®, Full Throttle®, Monster®, … read more

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Peanut Allergy

Peanut allergy is more common than ever before; its prevalence has tripled in the past ten years. Approximately 1-2% of children in the United States have a diagnosed peanut allergy. … read more

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Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates, sometimes called “carbs”, are a source of energy found in grains, fruits, vegetables, and dairy foods. Carbs supply your body with the glucose (sugar) it needs for energy. Extra … read more

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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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