Mar 19, 2014

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Special Vitamin Needs for Men

Special Vitamin Needs for Men

Men and women need the same types of vitamins. Some of them are          particularly important for men’s health, though, and are required in different    amounts. Taking a daily multivitamin or single-vitamin supplement can help fill  in any nutrient gaps in your diet. However, because they can sometimes interact  poorly with prescriptions, talk to your doctor before...

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Mar 2, 2014

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Vitamin A for Vision

Vitamin A for Vision

  If you’re squinting every time you pick up the paper, you might not be getting enough vitamin A. One of vitamin A’s biggest roles is preserving eye health and vision. Vitamin A supports proteins that bring light into your eyes, helps membranes around your cornea function and minimizes night blindness. Men: Get 900 micrograms daily. Women: Get 700 micrograms daily. During...

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Feb 15, 2014

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Protein-Perfect Pancakes

Protein-Perfect Pancakes

Love pancakes? You can still enjoy them, without feeling guilty. Just follow...

Jan 15, 2014

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What’s Really in Your Ramen?

What’s Really in Your Ramen?

  Ramen noodles can be a quick and easy meal if you’re on the go or a...

Dec 6, 2013

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Making Perfect Rice

Making Perfect Rice

When you’re making rice, you probably just follow the instructions on the...

Nov 12, 2013

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Nutrition of Dried Cranberries

Nutrition of Dried Cranberries

You might be tempted to snack freely on a bag of dried cranberries or toss...

Sep 30, 2013

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Keeping Your Energy Up in the Aftern...

Keeping Your Energy Up in the Afternoon

It can be quite aggravating to feel the need to curl up and take a nap under...

Jun 27, 2013

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The Worst Fats

The Worst Fats

                  You need fat...

May 31, 2013

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Need a Little Spice in My Life

Need a Little Spice in My Life

Anyone who has ever sat down for a meal with me knows I always use one and...