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According to information from the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, people who routinely eat dried fruit have a higher intake of several vitamins and minerals (1). Dried fruit is a good source of fiber, potassium, and iron, and though some antioxidants (such as vitamin C) are lost...
 
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The How Do Vitamins Work? series continues with a closer look at fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamins. What do they do? What foods contain them? Get the answers in today's post...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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There are 13 different vitamins, and they?re vital micronutrients. You can divide them into two groups: fat-soluble and water-soluble.
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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently reviewed three controlled clinical trials of the impact of taking a multivitamin supplement and also another 24 trials of single or paired vitamins versus a placebo.
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HDL is called “good cholesterol” because it’s involved in reverse cholesterol transport or taking excess cholesterol from the arteries back to the liver for disposal. Cholesterol leaves the liver in VLDL particles, which degrade in the blood over time into LDL particles, also referred to as “bad cholesterol.” Some...