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The perils of fortification

Just because a food or beverage is infused with vitamins doesn't mean it's good for you.

So, your teen wants to be a vegetarian?

A dietitian and pediatrician offer tips to ensure your youngster is successful in this new journey.

The heal-better diet

On the mend after injury or surgery? The right foods—and sometimes a few supplements—can hasten your recovery.

Meat matters

Want to trim down on saturated fat, but still gain protein and nutrients? Develop an eye for leaner cuts and grass-fed varieties.

The spring trifecta

Asparagus, watercress and peas are the mainstays of early spring yields—and they deliver a heap of vitamins and minerals lost to winter.

A sensational seed: Chia

It's been a decades-long journey from pet plant to superfood. Never count out this nutritional powerhouse.

Protein: Power for pregnancy

Research suggests improved fetal growth rates result from moms with higher-protein diets.

PMS: An update on solutions

There are options, and among them are iron and zinc, which seem to have some protective effects.

Young breakfast skippers lack vital nutrients

Calcium, iron and folate may be shortchanged when morning meal is missed.

Calcium confusion? 5 things to know

This magical mineral is critical for healthy bones, nerves and muscles. Here’s how to be sure you’re getting the right amount.

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