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NUTRITION

REDUCING THE NEGATIVE HEALTH EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION

Air pollution is a major human health concern and is a risk factor for several health conditions. The most common causes of environmental air pollution include power plants, manufacturing facilities, fuel burning heaters, and automobiles. Despite increasing government regulations to reduce emissions and modern, cleaner combustion devices, air…

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Carbohydrates – Overview

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FOOD IS PART OF THE PRECISION NUTRITION NETWORK ALL CONTENT © PRECISION NUTRITION OVERVIEW Carbohydrates are made up of a collection of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen molecules. Sugars, starches, and fibers are all considered carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are typically classified by their general…

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SOURCES OF ANTIOXIDANTS

Antioxidants can be vitamins, minerals, enzymes, or plant-derived nutrients called phytonutrients. The major vitamin antioxidants are vitamin C, vitamin E and beta-carotene, while selenium is the major mineral antioxidant. Unfortunately, many researchers and nutritionists discuss and report on these as if they are the only…

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