micronutrients

WATER SOLUBLE VITAMINS – Part 1

Aug 08

We have covered many of the fat soluble vitamins in our two previous posts (part 1 and part 2), and now it is time to shift our focus to the second group of vitamins: those that are water soluble. Even though deficiencies in water soluble vitamins are less common than deficiencies in fat soluble vitamins, […]

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FAT SOLUBLE VITAMINS – Part 2

Aug 03

This is a follow up to our last post about fat soluble nutrients. Previously, we covered two nutrients: Vitamin D and Vitamin A. Now it is time to learn about the rest of these vitally important nutrients, both vitamins and other fat soluble compounds.

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IN DEFENCE OF NUTRIENTS

Jul 18

When people come to me seeking nutritional advice, they often ask me what amount of macronutrients, or even calories, they are supposed to eat to meet their goals. Many of them focus only on reducing the size of their meals, or on the ratios of proteins, fats, and carbs, and very often they vilify one […]

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CHIA SEEDS – WORTH THE HYPE?

Sep 06

It is Wednesday morning and I don’t feel like making eggs for breakfast today. I realized I still have two portions of homemade chia pudding in the fridge, so I am going to grab one now and tell you how I made it. But before that, let me tell you why I made it and […]

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