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Fast Facts: Magnesium

While present in only small amount in the body, magnesium is nonetheless one of the most important dietary micronutrients. In over 300 of the chemical reactions required to sustain life, it acts a co-factor – essentially a “helper molecule” that is needed for an enzyme to carry out its function. 790 more words

Healthy Eating

Fast Facts: Vitamin C

Vitamin C is one of the best known micronutrients. However, the average daily intake is often lower than expected. You might not be getting as much as you think. 749 more words

Healthy Lifestyle

6 stunning John Lennon songs to play on his birthday

John Lennon’s quality catalog extends far beyond Beatles classics like “Strawberry Fields Forever” and solo highlights like “Imagine.” In fact, some of his greatest musical moments come via his deep cuts, tunes off the beaten path of FM radio that cement his status as one of rock’s greatest songwriters. 627 more words

Music

Fast Facts: The Japanese Grand Prix

Having spent most of this week perfecting his use of chopsticks, poor old @F1StatMan had to dictate this weeks addition of Fast Facts, owing to a rather unfortunate incident with some wayward wasabi. 567 more words

Formula One

Ten Facts You May Not Know about Type 2 Diabetes

Ten Facts about Type 2 Diabetes:

  1. Type 2 Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar (glucose).
  2. Most people with type 2 diabetes are insulin resistant, meaning that their bodies don’t use insulin properly.
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