Micronutrients: Flouride
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Micronutrients: Flouride

March 1, 2019 Kathleen Zelman

An essential mineral for dental health, fluoride has been added to water in the U.S. for more than 70 years. Despite research on its safety and efficacy, fluoridation sparks a heated debate.

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Micronutrients: Zinc

January 6, 2019 Kathleen Zelman

Determined to be an essential nutrient for humans in 1963, zinc is an antioxidant and trace mineral that we need to consume daily, since our bodies cannot store it. Zinc primarily is involved in supporting

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Micronutrients: Selenium

November 8, 2018 Kathleen Zelman

Essential to many of the body’s regulatory and metabolic functions, selenium is part of at least 25 proteins called selenoproteins, many of which are oxidant defense enzymes. Roles in health Selenium is involved in reproduction,