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Minerals: Recommended Intake Levels

Minerals: Recommended Intake Levels

The following chart shows the recommended minimum daily intake levels and the recommended “not to exceed” daily maximums (tolerable upper intake levels) for minerals—as recommended for healthy adults by the Food and Nutrition Board of […]

Jun, 02
Vitamins – Vitamin K

Vitamins – Vitamin K

Vitamin K Vitamin K helps make four of the 13 proteins needed for blood clotting. Its role in maintaining the clotting cascade is so important that people who take anticoagulants such as warfarin (Coumadin) must […]

Jun, 01
Vitamins – Vitamin E

Vitamins – Vitamin E

Vitamin E For a time, vitamin E supplements looked like an easy way to prevent heart disease. Promising observational studies, including the Nurses’ Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study, suggested 20 to 40 percent […]

Jun, 01
Vitamins – Vitamin D

Vitamins – Vitamin D

Vitamin D Getting vitamin D from the sun: Correctly applied sunscreen reduces our ability to absorb vitamin D by as much as 90 percent; sunscreen takes a few minutes to have this vitamin D-dampening effect, […]

Jun, 01
Vitamins – Vitamin C

Vitamins – Vitamin C

Vitamin C Vitamin C has been in the public eye for a long time. Even before its discovery in 1932, nutrition experts recognized that something in citrus fruits could prevent scurvy, a disease that killed […]

Jun, 01
Vitamins – Three of the Bs: Folate, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B12

Vitamins – Three of the Bs: Folate, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B12

Three of the Bs: Folate, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B12 One of the advances that changed the way we look at vitamins was the discovery that too little folate, one of the eight B vitamins, […]

Jun, 01
Vitamins – Vitamin A

Vitamins – Vitamin A

Vitamin A Vitamin A does much more than help you see in the dark. It stimulates the production and activity of white blood cells, takes part in remodeling bone, helps maintain the health of endothelial […]

Jun, 01

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