Nutrition

Find out which Vitamin and Minerals are more bio available in whole foods in the latest must-read articles about Nutrition. Educate yourself on the different nutrients your body requires to function optimally!

Zinc

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published June 25, 2017
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Updated September 13, 2019

Zinc is a mineral that is also a trace element required for proper human health. Our bodies do not store zinc so it is necessary to consume it through food sources as a part of a healthy diet. Taking zinc orally helps prevent zinc deficiency and all the symptoms associated with it – which includes […]

Nutritional Wisdom – Plant Secondary Compounds

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published June 10, 2017
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Updated August 20, 2018

Gottfried Fraenkel in the 1950’s proposed the hypothesis in his paper “The Raison d’être of Secondary Plant Substances” that plant secondary compounds/metabolites were not the waste products of plant metabolism but a means of ensuring plant protection from insects and other animals, as well as a communication system with pollinators. There are two parts of […]

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