The grocery stores, pharmacies and supplement stores are full of more supplements than ever before. But the question is do we need more vitamins and minerals and if so, which ones?
Comparing chia, hemp and flax seeds – which one is better? Watch my video and read on for a great nutrition overview from my colleague, Registered Dietitian Richelle Tabelon:
Why do we need iron? Iron is a mineral that is needed to produce hemoglobin of red blood cells which transports oxygen throughout your body. If you don’t eat enough iron containing foods you are at risk for iron deficiency or anemia. Signs of iron deficiency include fatigue, sleeping lots but not feeling rested, […]
Your body needs the nutrient iron to make hemoglobin, which is like a taxi that takes oxygen from the lungs to all of the cells in your body. People who don’t get enough iron in the foods that they eat are at risk for iron shortages or deficiency. Growing children, teenagers, menstruating women and pregnant […]