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~ Updated June 1, 2015 ~

Getting Good Nutrition Information

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The concept of “empty calories” is one that anyone taking a first course in human nutrition is familiar with. We all need to eat, but there are obviously some foods we need to avoid.

Chocolate Milk Not Empty Calories

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The concept of “empty calories” is one that anyone taking a first course in human nutrition is familiar with. We all need to eat, but there are obviously some foods we need to avoid. All foods contain calories, and consuming too many calories leads to becoming overweight and obese

Vitamin K

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When it comes to listing nutrients that are important for good health and metabolism, vitamin K is not often at the top of most lists. But as the population ages, and bone health becomes more of a concern to many people, foods that are good sources of vitamin K may become more important in our diets.

Beets

More and more we are being encouraged to add colour to our plate. The complex chemical compounds that give colour to our vegetables and fruits also have possible health benefits

Chia Seed: A Superfood

While many Americans know the word "chia" primarily from the popular terra cotta figurines featuring sprouts resembling animal fur or hair, the seed of the herbaceous Salvia hispanica plant, a flowering member of the mint family, is loaded with nutritional advantages.... »

Obesity : The Myths

Much time and money have been spent on research to clearly identify the causes and possible effective treatments for obesity.

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June 1, 2015