Eat What You Need

What you eat is important. What you don’t eat might be more important due to food sensitivities. The right diet has life-altering benefits.

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Your Health: A Better Understanding of Vitamins

Among the micronutrients, vitamins are well known, but not well understood by consumers in general. Most people probably think of a bottle of supplements when considering the role of vitamins in their lives, but the best vitamin sources are whole foods. In fact, there is much more bang for the buck by getting vitamins from foods. Individual nutrients lose value by themselves - a prime example of the whole being greater than the sum of the parts. Many nutrients work optimally only when accompanied by cofactors, such as water, other vitamins or fats, among others.

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Know Your Minerals: Microminerals Part Two

The nutrient profile of whole foods is degrading, so sometimes mineral supplements are required like copper, iron, iodine, and manganese.

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Know Your Minerals: Potassium

Increasing potassium rich whole foods and decreasing packaged and preserved foods can often normalize blood pressure issues.

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Know Your Minerals: Calcium

Calcium is probably the most well-known – yet least understood – mineral discussed. Also, dairy is not the only efficient source of calcium. 

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Know Your Minerals: Zinc

Zinc a heavy hitter mineral, required for hundreds of enzymes and plays a large role in sexual and immune function to eye and skin health.

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Is Your Low-Fat Diet Good For Your Health?

While there are still those who adamantly believe low-fat is best, there are some very specific reasons to reevaluate your low-fat diet.

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