• Sugar Substitutes and Diabetes

    Sugar Substitutes and Diabetes

    Some sugar substitutes, including saccharin and aspartame, are man-made chemicals. Others, such as sucralose, are modified versions of real sugar.

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  • Valerian

    Valerian

    What is valerian? Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis) is an herb that has been used as a sleeping aid for more than 1,000 years.

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  • Vegetarian Diets

    Vegetarian Diets

    What is a vegetarian diet? Once a fringy, unpopular notion dismissed by some as downright unhealthy, eating your vegetables is now a mainstream

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  • Vitamin A

    Vitamin A

    Why do I need vitamin A? You’ve probably heard that the vitamins in carrots can help you see in the dark. That old

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  • Vitamin D

    Vitamin D

    Why do I need vitamin D? Vitamin D — also called the sunshine vitamin because your body makes it naturally when exposed to

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  • Zinc

    Zinc

    Why do I need zinc? Zinc may come last in any alphabetical listing of nutrients, but it’s one mineral that your body absolutely

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