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What's in YOUR salad?

According to somewhere on the un-impeachable wisdom of the internet, we are told that 55 grams of leafy dandelion greens (that’s about ¼ of a cup, again, ibid source of information) can supply 112% of our daily need for Vitamin A.  282 more words

Dirty Hands: Happy Heart

Ethical Swimwear- Summer 2015

Mic mentioned that she needs a new swimsuit. She has a pool at her new place and it’s 100 degrees every day in Dallas, so I can see why. 391 more words

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Delicious Sacha Inchi or the Inca Peanut

Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia Volubilis) is a highly nutritious food. It is a great source of protein from plant sources so is suitable for vegetarians. It is easy to digest, makes a filling snack, is rich in Omegas, Antioxidants, vitamin A and E and is a great anti-inflammatory. 114 more words

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Water Soluble vs. Fat Soluble vitamins

A vitamin is either water soluble or fat soluble. It is important to know the difference, as they act differently in the body.

Water soluble vitamins (Vitamins B and C) are vitamins that are not stored in the body. 102 more words

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Vitamin Names

Sometimes you might see Vitamins being referred to by other names. The list below might make things a bit less confusing.

  • Vitamin A: Retinol, retinal, retinoic acid, beta carotene…
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Why You Should Eat Mangoes Every Day

Why You Should Eat Mangoes Every Day

Mangoes are really a super fruit.  They fight cancer, aid in weight loss, alkalize the body, regulate diabetes, clean your skin, help aid digestion, and makes a perfect snack too! 701 more words


July is National Blueberry Month

Blueberries are safe for dogs and are found in many dog treats and goods. They contain phyto-chemicals that are good for you and your dog. They are an excellent source of Vitamin A & C, Potassium and Antioxidants which boost the immune system. 127 more words