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Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Ed. (Single Copy)

Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Ed. (Single Copy)

This easy to read “survival guide” outlines essential information for people diagnosed with Celiac disease.

Vitamins, Nutrients and Supplements

Potassium

Banana (sm)Potassium is a mineral that, among other things, helps your muscles contract, helps regulate fluids and mineral balance in and out of body cells and helps maintain normal blood pressure by blunting the effect of sodium.

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Healthy Eating for Women

Healthy Eating for Women (thumbnail)A balanced diet is a cornerstone of health. Women, like men, should enjoy a variety of foods, such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, healthy fats, low-fat dairy and lean protein. But women also have special nutrient needs and during each stage of a women’s life, these needs change.

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Supplements and Ergogenic Aids for Athletes

Supplements (sm)All sorts of dietary supplements claim to make you faster, stronger, more energized and slimmer. But buyer beware: Effectiveness and safety do not have to be confirmed before supplements hit store shelves. Learn how to spot a fraud.

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Dietary Supplements

Supplements (sm)While there are benefits for some people in taking vitamin and mineral supplements, a healthy diet that includes vitamins and other nutrients is the best way to give your body what it needs.

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Cool It Down: Five Water-Rich Foods to Keep You Hydrated

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When the mercury rises, so does your need for water. To keep it functioning normally and to prevent dehydration, your body needs an ongoing water supply throughout the day—especially in extreme temperatures. And while nothing beats a tall glass of water to quench your thirst, foods can also supply some of your daily water needs. Enjoy some of these water-rich choices to beat the heat.

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Phosphorus

Calcium FoodsNext to calcium, phosphorus is the most abundant mineral in the body. While it doesn't get as much attention as calcium, phosphorus plays an important role.

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Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements: Do You Need to Take Them?

Vitamins, Nutrients, Supplements tinyMost of us know that good nutrition and a balanced diet are important for good health. However, when we hear buzzwords such as "calcium deficiency" or learn that a friend is taking a new multivitamin, it can make us wonder if the food we're eating is enough.

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