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Nutrition Spotlight: Fish-oil supplements


Fish-oil pills are multivitamin supplements composed of two kinds of omega-3 fatty acids: eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). These fatty acids are complementary to your diet and can improve your immune system. Omega-3 fatty acids are not produced by the human body. Therefore, they need to be derived from the foods that we…

Nutrition Spotlight: Vitamin C


Vitamin C is an antioxidant that helps your body heal wounds, absorb iron, form collagen and maintain your bones, muscles and blood vessels. But, have you ever wondered if taking vitamin C for a cold actually works? It turns out it might. According to a meta-analysis published in 2013, highly active individuals such as athletes…

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