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glutathione

Glutathione - Not That Easy to Get

Walking down the vitamin / supplement aisle in the drug store is getting more and more challenging. Besides the traditional bottles of multi-vitamins, there are a myriad of new products, some familiar

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whole-wheat

The Goodness of “Whole Wheat”

Wheat is the main ingredient in a wide variety of foods including bread, pasta, noodles and breakfast cereals. Even though many grain products have “whole wheat” on the package, you may no

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omega-3

What is Omega-3?

The human body can make most of the types of fats it needs from other fats or raw materials. That is not the case for omega-3 fatty acids

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ginger

Ginger - More Than Just Taste

Ginger [Zingiber officinale Roscoe (Zingiberaceae)] is well known in many tropical countries, both for its taste enhancing properties and also as a traditional medicine. It is the ginger tuber that is

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morecalcium

Getting More Calcium

There is a great deal of interest especially for women in increasing calcium intake as a way of preventing osteoporosis. Genetics and lack of physical activity are risk factors, and dietary intake

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salt

Dietary Salt and Your Health

If you take two highly toxic chemical elements - sodium (chemical symbol Na) and chlorine (chemical symbol Cl) and combine them, you get NaCl, or common table salt. NaCl is something that we can’t live without.

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Stevia

Stevia - a New Sweetener

Of the taste sensations that we experience - sour, salty, sweet, and bitter, sweet is perhaps the one that is associated most often with pleasure. Many of us have a “sweet tooth” that influences

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