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Bad Foods in the North American Diet

With the mass production of food to feed an ever-growing population, consumers, now more then ever, need to be aware of what to look for in their ingredients, both to

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Dietary Benefits of Flax Seed: Fiber, Antioxidants and Omega-3 Fatty Acids, All in One Little Seed

There are several types of nutrients that flax seeds contain. Those who promote their use also claim several other benefits that have not necessarily been proven by science. The best

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Low Sodium and Salt-Free Diets: A Guide To Such Diets Keeping In Mind The Pros And Cons

Rural families in India consume increased amounts of salt in their diets. The farmers work all day in scorching sunlight and need that much amount of salt to retain the

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Deconstructing the Standard Deconstructing the Standard American Diet: A Review of In Defense of Food, by Michael Pollan : A Review of In Defense of Food, by Michael Pollan

In his fifth book, Pollan defines the word Nutritionism and reveals its deceptive motives. This new term deceives eaters into believing that foods are better as fractions, pieces, individual chains

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Why Omega 3 is in Short Supply in Today’s Diet: Modern Processing and Industrial Farms Cause Depletion

Only recently has omega 3 begun to be recognized as necessary to our overall health. Another polyunsaturated fat, omega 6, was discovered in the 1930s, but it was another 40

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A Quick Guide to Minerals in the Diet: Mineral Salts From The Soil Provide Us With Essential Nutrients

The mineral elements that occur most abundantly in food are carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen, and these find their way into carbohydrates, fats and proteins, with only the latter containing

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Vitamin B12 in Vegetarian and Vegan Diets: Sources, Supplements and Deficiencies of Cobalamin in Meatless Diets

Vitamin B12 is a large, complex vitamin found only in foods that come from animals. It is the largest B-vitamin, which makes it difficult for the body to break down

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Best Dietary Sources of Calcium: Top 10 Calcium-Rich Foods

Calcium is probably best known for promoting strong, healthy teeth and bones; however, the body also uses calcium to help regulate blood pressure, clotting of blood, secretion of hormones and

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The Importance of Vitamin B12 in the Diet

Vitamin B12 is an important vitamin in both men and women. It is responsible for maintaining energy levels. B12 is required to break down foods which we eat, such as

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Design Museum – Dieter Rams – Less and More: Exhibition of Ground-Breaking Designs Created for Braun and Vitsœ

Dieter Rams – Less and More – The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams is currently on show at London’s Design Museum. This is the first major exhibition of his work