Nutrition

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Omega-6 fatty acids

Posted on 10 July, 2020 in Nutritional facts

Omega-6 fatty acids are one of two groups of essential fatty acids (EFAs) that are required in human nutrition. The other EFA is the omega-3 fatty acid group. The omega-6…

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Omega-3 fatty acids

Posted on 10 July, 2020 in Nutritional facts

Omega-3 fatty acids are one of two groups of fatty acids—the omega-3s and the omega-6s—that are vital to human life. The omega-3 fatty acids get their name from the fact…

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Antioxidants

Posted on 6 July, 2020 in Nutritional facts

Antioxidants are substances that prevent oxygen molecules from interacting with other molecules in a process called oxidation. In the body, antioxidants combine with potentially damaging molecules called free radicals to…

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Vitamin B – complex

Posted on 5 June, 2020 in Vitamins

The vitamin B complex consists of 12 related water-soluble substances. Eight are considered essential vitamins because they need to be included in the diet. Four are not essential because the…

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Vitamin A

Posted on 5 June, 2020 in Vitamins

Vitamin A is one of four fat-soluble vitamins necessary for good health. It serves an important role as an antioxidant by helping to prevent free radicalsfrom causing cellular damage. Adequate…

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Vitamin C

Posted on 5 June, 2020 in Vitamins

Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is naturally produced in fruits and vegetables. The vitamin, which can be taken in dietary or supplementary form, is absorbed by the intestines. That which…

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