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Patients with celiac disease are at risk for some nutritional deficiencies, including folate deficiency, B12 deficiency, and iron deficiency. Celiac...
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Fiber is defined as material made by plants that is not digested by the human gastrointestinal tract. Fiber is one of the mainstays in the treatment...
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Creatine is a compound that has been shown to speed up recovery in adults after short (generally 10 seconds or less), high intensity bouts of...
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The expiration date on vitamins is there for a reason. The date lets you know when the vitamins will no longer be effective. You should not take them...
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A lack of iron can cause anemia, and iron deficiency is a very common cause of anemia.This is because iron is major component of hemoglobin and is...
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Protein is the building block of muscles and essential for repair and growth of muscle after exercise. Whenever you exercise, and particularly during...
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You heard right, not all calcium supplements are the same. The supplements will differ by the kinds of calcium that they contain, the amount that...
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The best food sources naturally rich in vitamin D are cod or fish liver oils, salmon, tuna, sardines, mackerel, and shrimp. Vitamin D is also found...
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The initial symptoms (the clinical presentations) of liver cancer are variable. It is becoming much more common for patients to be identified by...
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It's been known for many years that carbohydrate and protein together is an effective source of recovery when consumed after a workout, although...
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The only way to build bigger, more defined muscles is with progressive resistance training - gradually increasing weights and endurance. Use a weight...
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More than half your calories should come from healthy carbs, says sports nutritionist Nancy Clark, MS, RD. “Carbs supply fuel for energy and prevent...
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After the ingestion of contaminated food or water, the Salmonella bacteria invade the small intestine and enter the bloodstream temporarily. The...
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Typhoid fever is an acute illness associated with fever that is most often caused by the Salmonella typhi bacteria. It can also be caused by...
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Many people are susceptible to the rashes of poison ivy, oak, and sumac. The sap oil, called urushiol, causes the skin rash. Poison ivy is not...