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5 Easy Ways to Boost Vitamin D

If you live in a country which sees a lot of sunshine all year round, your levels of Vitamin D shouldn’t be a concern (unless you never leave the house). Many countries, however, will see several months when the sun barely seems to show itself. Vitamin D deficiency can be a problem in these more […]

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What Are Chia Seeds (Salvia hispanica)?

The seeds of the Salvia hispanica plant, better known as Chia seeds, but also sometimes sold a Mexican Chia and Salba, have been used as nutrition boosts and health supplements in the plants’ native countries of Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina and Mexico for centuries. The cultivation and use of Chia actually goes back much further, to […]

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Is Matcha Tea Really a Superfood?

Matcha tea is becoming increasingly popular with everyone from tea enthusiasts to health food junkies, and has been since at least early 2015. More and more people are switching from standard green tea or even ditching their morning cup of coffee for a whisked cup of this strange-looking oriental tea. If you love trying out […]

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What is Zinc?

As an essential mineral, Zinc is found in almost every cell of the human body, where it is needed for cell division and growth, as well as wound healing and proper functioning of the immune system. It even contributes to our sense of taste and smell. Foods which are a good source of Zinc include […]

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What is Potassium?

Potassium is known as an essential mineral because our bodies need it for important functions such as (along with Sodium) keeping the right amount of fluid in the very cells of which we are made. Almost all fruits and vegetables contain some Potassium, but potatoes, bananas, oranges and avocados are particularly good sources. It is […]

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What is Iodine?

Iodine is a chemical element, and is not able to be produced within the body. It is, however, vital for the formation of thyroid hormones which help to control metabolic rate, extremely important to the development of baby’s brains in the womb, and deficiency has been shown to affect IQ levels. Therefore, and like many […]