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Essential Nutrients: Amino Acids

Essential Nutrients: Amino Acids

Table 1: Essential Amino Acid Profiles Introduction We as humans biologically would not exist without amino acids which are the building blocks of life itself.  Amino acids are made from Carbon,Hydrogen,Oxygen,Nitrogen and (some) Sulphur.When the body requires protein...

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Essential Nutrients: Flavonoids/Polyphenols

Essential Nutrients: Flavonoids/Polyphenols

Introduction Probably most of the population have consumed fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, herbs, flowers, teas, wine some time in their lives, some regularly, some daily, and therefore have consumed some type of Flavonoid which is a Polyphenols subclass. It is these...

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Essential Nutrients: Choline

Essential Nutrients: Choline

Vitamin Water(W)  Fat(S)  Soluble Name Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) CHOLINE W No RDA established Introduction Choline is critical for sustaining life which is why it is a very essential nutrient.  Its various biological functions include the formation of our cell...

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Essential Nutrients- Vitamin K

Essential Nutrients- Vitamin K

Vitamin Water(W)  Fat(S)  Soluble Name Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) K F RDA = 90 microg/day Introduction There is a plethora of information on the web concerning Vitamin K1 (Phylloquinone) including its bacterial produced 'cousin' K2 (Menaquinone). In my articles...

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Essential Nutrients- Vitamin E

Essential Nutrients- Vitamin E

Vitamin Water(W)  Fat(S)  Soluble Name Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) E F RDA = 15mg/day Introduction Vitamin E complex consists of 4 Tocopherols (α, β, γ, δ forms) and 4 Tocotrienols (α, β, γ, δ forms). Since it is a fat soluble Vitamin the Tocopherols a saturated...

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90 Essential Nutrients: Vitamin D

90 Essential Nutrients: Vitamin D

Vitamin Water(W)  Fat(S)  Soluble Name Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) D F RDA = 20microg (800IU/day  the actual RDA should be upwards of 6000IU Vitamin D- Biological Functions To begin discussing this I feel a little like a 'supporting band' to say a world famous...

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90 Essential Nutrients- Part 4: Vitamins A,C,D,E

90 Essential Nutrients- Part 4: Vitamins A,C,D,E

These are the vitamins that are discussed in depth in this Part. Vitamin Water(W)  Fat(S)  Soluble Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) A F Preformed Vit A Retinol (Animal source) = 900 micrograms/day Beta Carotene (Spinach, carrots,broccoli,Cantaloupe) = 1800...

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90 Essential Nutrients- Part 3: B Vitamins (7-12)

90 Essential Nutrients- Part 3: B Vitamins (7-12)

These are the vitamins that are discussed in depth in this Part. Vitamin Water(W)  Fat(S)  Soluble Name Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) B12 W Cyanocobalamine RDA = 2.4 microg/day BIOTIN W B7 No RDA established FOLIC ACID W B9 No RDA established INOSITOL W B8 No RDA...

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90 Essential Nutrients- Part 2: B Vitamins (1-6)

90 Essential Nutrients- Part 2: B Vitamins (1-6)

These are the vitamins that are discussed in depth in this Part. Vitamin Water(W)  Fat(S)  Soluble Name Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) B1 W Thiamin RDA = 1.2mg/day B2 W Riboflavin RDA = 1.3mg/day B3 W Niacin RDA = 18mg/day B5 W Pantothenic Acid RDA = 5mg/day B6 W...

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90 Essential Nutrients (Part 1- Overview)

90 Essential Nutrients (Part 1- Overview)

Introduction The world, our world has evolved where the majority of the human population believes that they are above nature and their goal is to subdue and control it, because we are the superior living organism capable of independent thought and our actions are not...

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Metabolic Typing: Part 6 (What Type Are You?)

Metabolic Typing: Part 6 (What Type Are You?)

Introduction In this concluding part we will discover how each of us can establish our own Metabolic type and get an idea what appropriate supplements are available to support our metabolic type. Establishing Your Metabolic Type In the book 'The Metabolic Typing Diet'...

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