Nutrition, part 4: Fat Soluble Vitamins: Vitamins A, D, E, K

Nutrition, part 4: Fat Soluble Vitamins - Vitamins A, D, E, K

by Cathy Parkes

What does the body use vitamins A, D, E, and K for? Which foods are good sources of these vitamin...
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Nutrition, part 3: Water Soluble Vitamins: B-complex vitamins, vitamin C

Nutrition, part 3: Water Soluble Vitamins - B-complex vitamins, vitamin C

by Cathy Parkes

The functions and sources of B-complex vitamins, as well as risk factors associated with deficien...
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Nutrition, part 2: Macronutrients: Carbohydrates, Lipids, Protein

Nutrition, part 2: Macronutrients - Carbohydrates, Lipids, Protein

by Cathy Parkes

The lowdown on the three macronutrients, including function and food sources for each. Carbohydra...
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Celiac Disease is the inability to digest gluten. Foods containing wheat, rye, and barley should be avoided.

Celiac Disease

by Cathy Parkes September 17, 2021

Negative Nitrogen Balance indicates insufficient protein intake (due to illness, malnutrition, or aging).

Negative Nitrogen Balance

by Cathy Parkes September 10, 2021

A key function of Vitamin D is that it helps with absorption of calcium. Sunlight is a key source of Vitamin D! Other sources include fortified milk, fatty fish, and eggs.

Vitamin D

by Cathy Parkes September 03, 2021

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