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Millions at Risk of Nutrient Deficiencies as CO2 Levels Climb

Millions at Risk of Nutrient Deficiencies as CO2 Levels Climb

According to a new study performed by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) from human activity are making staple crops – such as rice and wheat – less nutritious and could result in “175 million people becoming zinc […]

The Meaning Behind The Most Common Deficiency – Iron

The Meaning Behind The Most Common Deficiency – Iron

The mineral iron is one of the most important minerals in the body. It is an essential component of proteins and enzymes within us. Iron is needed to make hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that enables them to carry oxygen around the body. […]

Does Iron Provide Protection Against Heart Disease?

Does Iron Provide Protection Against Heart Disease?

New research suggests that iron may have a protective effect against heart disease, which could pave the way for new treatments in the future. What is Heart Disease? Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), known as heart disease, is related to Atherosclerosis, a condition that develops when plaque […]