What vegetable can help you, to see in the dark? Correct, its carrot.Carrots contain vitamin A, and a vitamin A deficiency may result in xerophthalmia, a progressive eye disease. Xerophthalmia can cause night blindness or difficulty seeing, when levels of light are low. According to the Office of Dietary Supplements, a lack of vitamin A […]

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Magnesium is an alkaline earth metal element with the symbol’s Mg in the Greek alphabet and atomic number 11. It is a silvery grey solid that bears a close resemblance to all the other five elements, i.e. Iron, Tin, Lead, Copper and Mercury. It can be found in nature as a combined element of several […]

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There are many health claims being made about the use of “minerals supplements” and the supposed benefits these products provide. There is no doubt that some vitamins and minerals do help to improve health, but in too many cases, this benefit is overstated. For example, a vitamin E that helps protect against sun damage may […]

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We all know that magnesium plays a vital role in our bodily functions. We also all know that getting enough magnesium in our diet is vital to our wellbeing. But the question remains — what do we need to do to get the recommended daily amounts of magnesium? Or more importantly — how can we […]

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