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Folate is a B vitamin that occurs naturally in some foods. As a supplement, or when added to fortify foods, it is known as folic acid. Recommended … [Read more...] about Nutrition 101: Folate
Iron is an important mineral for our bodies. Iron is a part of the oxygen-carrying component of our blood, hemoglobin. There are two forms of iron … [Read more...] about Nutrition 101: Iron
A quick search on the Internet for "raw foods diet" will yield multiple links to websites and blogs. Purported benefits include weight loss, better … [Read more...] about Going Raw: Benefits and Concerns
Do you serve chocolate for breakfast? Some food manufacturers apparently think it is perfectly reasonable to do so. Here are two chocolate-flavored … [Read more...] about Nutrition Faceoff: Nutella vs. Chocolate Cream Cheese