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Nutrients by the Alphabet: Gamma Linolenic Acid Health Benefits and Recipe

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Have you ever heard of Gamma Linolenic Acid? How about seeing the abbreviated form as “GLA”? While GLA may not be a familiar nutrient, it is an omega-6 fatty acids with a host of health benefits! In fact, GLA is often used as medicine for treating several conditions ranging from nerve pain and skin issues to certain types of breast cancer. Read on to learn more about the health benefits of GLA and the best natural sources of this crucial fatty acid!!

Nutrients by the Alphabet: Folate Health Benefits and Recipe

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Did you know that Folate is a water-soluble B vitamin (B9) and is often used in combination with other B vitamins to provide a host of health benefits? Folate is a crucial nutrient for optimal health and is naturally found in a variety of foods as well as in its synthetic form as Folic Acid. This week, we are going to talk all about Folate and Folic Acid – the health benefits, the recommended dosages, and the best natural sources to meet your needs! Read on to learn more!!

Nutrition Tip: Top Tips to Maintain, Don't Gain over the Holidays

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The Holiday season brings so much joy and happiness to so many people, but with the joyous celebrations often come high-calorie, sugar-loaded foods and beverages which often lead to the infamous Holiday Weight Gain! Have no fear! I have some great and simple nutrition tips to help you avoid gaining weight throughout the Holiday season while still enjoying the foods and family you love!

Nutrients by the Alphabet: Vitamin D Health Benefits and Recipe

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I bet you have all heard of Vitamin D, but did you know that it is a fat-soluble vitamin that can actually be made by the human body (rather than relying on food sources alone)!? Vitamin D may just be one of the most important vitamins for optimal health, but sadly many Americans are Vitamin D deficient. Read on to learn more about the great health benefits of Vitamin D and how to easily increase your intake in a tasty way.

Nutrients by the Alphabet: Vitamin B6 Health Benefits and Recipe

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You probably have heard of Vitamin B, but what about the branch of Vitamin B called Vitamin B6? Did you know that Vitamin B6 (also known as Pyridoxine) is a water-soluble nutrient and is the Vitamin that converts the food we eat into the energy we need to function? Read on to learn more about the wonderful health benefits of Vitamin B6 and how to easily increase your intake in a tasty way.