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Vitamin B12 Deficiency Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

It’s estimated that up to 25 percent of all adults are at least marginally deficient in vitamin B12 (also called cobalamin). Some experts believe this number may actually be a lot higher, since...

Best Vitamins for Women, Including Minerals

While it’s possible to get all of the vitamins and minerals you need from careful food selection and a nutrient-dense diet, research shows many women still experience at least one type of nutrient...

Vitamin K Foods, Benefits, Dosage, Recipes and Side Effects

Ready for yet another reason to eat your veggies? Foods like leafy greens and veggies, including broccoli and cabbage, are loaded with vitamin K, an important nutrient that’s been associated with improved insulin...

How Many Grams of Protein Per Day Do You Need?

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50 Keto Recipes: High in Healthy Fats and Low in Carbs

Trying new diets can be tough: all those things to avoid, to eat more  of, new ingredients to buy. It’s enough to drive anyone bonkers, but there’s one way of eating that’s gained...

Algal Oil Benefits, Nutrition, Uses, Dosage and More

Algal oil is the oil that is derived directly from algae. It contains DHA, which accounts for 97 percent of the omega-3 fats in the brain. Unfortunately, not enough Americans get enough sources of...

Happy Food: Top 14 Foods That Make You Happy

When it comes to your lifestyle and habits, there’s plenty you can do to maintain a positive mindset and outlook, including sleeping enough, exercising and also eating “happy food.” Eating happily involves consuming plenty...

Vitamin E Benefits, Foods and Deficiency Symptoms

What if I told you there was a vitamin that plays a role in increasing antioxidant status, preventing free radical damage,and naturally slowing aging? I’m talking about vitamin E, and believe it or...

Vitamin C Deficiency Symptoms, Causes, How to Overcome It

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MCT Oil Benefits and How to Use in Recipes

“MCT,” a healthy type of saturated fatty acid, has been linked to several important health benefits. What is MCT oil good for exactly? As explained more below, MCT oil benefits include improving cognitive...

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