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Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements: Are They Doing You Any Good?

When you take a calcium or vitamin D supplements, how are they benefiting your body? As it turns out, they may be doing less good than you think, according to new research (“Do you take calcium and vitamin D to protect your bones? A new study says it doesn’t help,” 2017). Recently, a group of …

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The Benefits of Fat

Take a walk through a typical grocery store and you will see the shelves stocked with edibles boasting “low fat”, “fat free”, or “heart healthy-“no fat”! This low-fat diet trend was widely popularized in the late 1980s and early 1990s so much so that government run nutrition programs also became great advocates. Removing fat from …

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