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ZINC DEFICIENCY ASSOCIATED WITH CARDIOVASCULAR RISK THROUGH INFLAMATION

Zinc is an important mineral and performs a myriad of functions in our body. Zinc is involved in the absorption and activity of vitamins especially the B complex vitamins. It helps eliminate cholesterol deposits, It is part of 25 enzymes … Continue reading

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CALCIUM INTAKE COULD REDUCE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE RISK AND PRE-ECLAMPSIA DURING PREGNANCY

Amongst other things, Calcium ensures a consistent heart rhythm. It also aids in healthy nerve impulse transmission throughout the body. A review, published in the  (2006, issue 3), shows that calcium intake could reduce the risk of High blood pressure … Continue reading

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WHOLE GRAINS PROTECT AGAINST CORONARY HEART DISEASE

What gives whole grains their heart-health power is no doubt a combination of factors. Whole Grains contain    lipids and sterols (essential fatty acids) that are critical to the manufacture of cell membranes. Whole grains also contain fibre (that aid … Continue reading

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