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Calcium: A Closer Look

The human body contains more calcium than any other mineral. For an average 130 pound adult, about 1,200 grams almost…

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Trace Minerals

Chromium What it does: Works with insulin to help your body use glucose, or blood sugar. See “Sugar: What Is…

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Major Minerals: Electrolytes

Chloride What it does: Helps regulate fluids in and out of body cells. As a component of stomach acid, helps…

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Water Soluble Vitamins

Thiamin (vitamin B1) What it does: Helps produce energy from carbohydrates in all the cells of your body. If you…

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Fat Soluble Vitamins

Vitamin A (and Carotenoids) See also “Carotenoids: ‘Color’Your Food Healthy” in this chapter. What it does: Promotes normal vision, and…

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Vitamins, Minerals, and Phytonutrients

Variety on Your Plate! Vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients: your body needs them perhaps more of them  for your good health.…

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Generation of Free Radicals in the Body

What is the Production of Free Radicals in the Body? In mainstream advertising you may have heard that antioxidants can…

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Nutrients Important As Antioxidants

Examples Of İmportant Nutrients Government trickery and greed are a big part of the history of the woody, bittersweet nutmeg…

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Popular Beverage Choices

Examples Of Popular Beverage Options In this last section we will discuss three beverage types in particular: alcohol, caffeinated drinks,…

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Water Concerns

what are the water concerns? At this point you have learned how critical water is to support human life, how…

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