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Folic Acid Important to Reduce Birth Defects

Folic Acid Important to Reduce Birth Defects

Folic acid was often included in the list of B-vitamins that was learned by generation after generation of nutritionists and dieticians read more

New and Improved Foods

New and Improved Foods

There are many sources of information for the informed consumer. The most commonly used source is the product label. read more

How Foods Cure Cancer

How Foods Cure Cancer

Headlines that announce another study in which a common fruit or vegetable reduces the incidence of cancer are becoming more and more common. read more

Trans Fatty Acids and Heart Disease

Trans Fatty Acids and Heart Disease

In a recently published article in the New England Journal of Medicine, a team of medical researchers at Harvard Medical School reported on the effects of different types of dietary fat on the risk of coronary heart disease. read more

Glycemic Index

Glycemic Index

The stomach and large intestine break food down into nutrients which then pass through the intestinal wall into the blood stream to be transported to the various parts of the body. read more

Kefir a Fermented Milk Probiotic

Kefir a Fermented Milk Probiotic

The villagers of Caucasian mountains gave us yogurt. But this part of the world is also the origin of another fermented milk product that may be good for your health called kefir. read more

How to Learn More about What is Good for Your Health

How to Learn More about What is Good for Your Health

There was a time when people had to depend on their family physician as their primary source of information on health matters. read more

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