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7 Nutrient Combinations That Maximize Absorption and Boost Health

Posted February 4, 2014

Chefs are masterful when it comes to pairing complex flavor profiles that delight your taste buds, but more complicated still is the paring of foods and nutrients that stand to maximize your nutrient intake and boost your health. While some nutrient combinations work together to increase the absorption of one another, others simply compliment each other to provide incredible protection. Here are seven complementary nutrients that you should always look to consume together.

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Study: Zinc Citrate Shows Superior Absorption Compared to Zinc Oxide

Posted November 25, 2013

According to new research published online in The Journal of Nutrition*, zinc citrate showed superior absorption compared to zinc oxide and was on pair with the nutritional benchmark zinc gluconate. Despite of the benefits of zinc citrate over soluble zinc salts concerning zinc content and more neutral taste, no human absorption data was available to date.

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Chlorella decreases absorption of dietary fats

Posted October 30, 2013

You may have heard that chlorella is a nutritionally powerful superfood, but did you know that research shows it can also reduce the absorption of fat in the gut, thereby possibly decreasing the risk of heart disease?

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Three Natural Ways To Control Sugar Absorption

Posted August 9, 2013

How sweet it isn’t: One of the least healthful parts of the American diet, nutritionists say, is refined sugar, and avoiding it is nearly impossible—but there are steps you can take.

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Vitamin D: essentials of absorption

Posted October 30, 2012

Vitamin D is an essential vitamin when it comes to health and wellness. Until recently, doctors haven’t been able to recognize the symptoms of being deficient in vitamin D. There are a few foods that you can acquire it from such as Shiitake & Button mushrooms, mackerel, sockeye salmon, herring, sardines, catfish, tuna fish, cod liver oil, and eggs. Foods that deplete your body of vitamin D include Mineral oil, over the counter weight management drugs, antacids and several prescription medications.

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New measurements prove it: Active older adults less likely to become cognitively impaired

Posted April 30, 2012

Reaching over to make the bed or bending to get a grocery bag might not be the typical idea of being physically active. But all those everyday movements add up and could contribute to health benefits, especially among older adults even if its not clear just how much energy seniors are exerting.

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