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Nutrient to Know: Riboflavin

by in Nutrients to Know, June 24, 2011

It’s found in everything from dairy products to vegetables, but are you making smart choices to get enough of this energy-boosting B-vitamin? Find out why it’s important and the best ways to get your daily dose.

Nutrient to Know: Thiamin

by in Nutrients to Know, May 26, 2011

This water-soluble nutrient can be found in a variety of foods including some popular picnic fare. Here’s what you want to know about thiamin just in time for grilling season.

Cozy Foods For The Sniffles

by in Healthy Tips, Nutrients to Know, January 20, 2011

There are countless supplements that promise to cure the sniffles, but they can be waste of money, or downright dangerous. You can’t go wrong with the real thing: fresh foods. Here are 5 cozy recipes packed with nutrients to help your winter woes.

Nutrition News: Food Companies Cutting Back on Salt

by in Healthy Tips, Nutrients to Know, December 28, 2010

Most folks know that Americans are eating too much salt. But did you know that food companies around the globe are launching initiatives to reduce the amount of salt put in their products? The good news: our food can use a salt reduction. The bad news: It’s not just as simple as using less salt.Read more

Nutrient to Know: Potassium

by in Nutrients to Know, July 15, 2010

Your muscles just wouldn’t be the same without this mineral. Most folks know there’s potassium in bananas, but that’s not the only place you can find this powerful electrolyte.

10 Ways To Add Calcium To Your Diet

by in Healthy Tips, Nutrients to Know, May 10, 2010

Sure, you can up your calcium intake by drinking more milk – an 8-ounce glass has 30 percent of your daily needs. But there are plenty of other ways to get more calcium, including some dairy-free options.