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  1. Sweet Potato Boosts Health in Young ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    ... a program that is part of the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health, shows that the Vitamin A rich orange sweet potato (OSP) can reduce both the prevalence and duration of diarrhea among young children in Mozambique. ...

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  2. Here's How Africa Can Fix Hunger Without "Help" From MonsantoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Mother Jones

    ... of Asia, which, according to the anti-hunger nonprofit Trees for Life International , deliver three times more vitamin A than carrots, seven times more vitamin C than oranges, and twice the protein of cow's milk, per 100 grams. Unlike "exotic" ...

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  3. Vitamin A supplementation may cause the immune system to 'forget' past infectionsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    New research published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggests that vitamin A inhibits trained immunity, leading to tolerance of the innate immune cells upon stimulation with mitogens and antigens Although vitamin A supplementation can have profound health benefits when someone is deficient, new evidence is emerging to show that vitamin A supplementation above and beyond normal levels may have negative health consequences. A new research report published in the July 2015 issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology may help to explain why too much vitamin A can be harmful.

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  4. The inside scoop on snow peasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... for immune support and collagen production, vitamin K for healthy blood clotting function, and skin-loving vitamin A. These crisp green vegetables also contribute protein and fiber (each, 2 grams per serving). In addition, snow peas are naturally ...

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  5. UGA researcher leads comprehensive international study on folateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... program Biomarkers of Nutrition for Development. The initial six nutrients selected for the program-iodine, vitamin A, iron, zinc, folate and vitamin B-12-were chosen for their high public health importance. Dan Raiten, the NICHD Nutrition Program ...

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  6. Vitamin A Supplementation May Cause the Immune System to Forget Past InfectionsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Infection Control Today

    Although vitamin A supplementation can have profound health benefits when someone is deficient, new evidence is emerging to show that vitamin A supplementation above and beyond normal levels may have negative health consequences. A new research report published in the July 2015 issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology may help to explain why too much vitamin A can be harmful.

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  7. Keep It Cool Summer SaladsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Health News Digest

    ... the risk of some cancers. Nutrition Nugget: Their rich orange color lets you know sweet potatoes are rich in vitamin A and powerful anti-inflammatory antioxidants. The antioxidant, Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that plays an important role in ...

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  8. Eat Healthy This Fourth of JulyRead the original story

    Monday | Newswise

    ... potatoes make a healthy side dish because they contain beta-carotene, an antioxidant that the body converts into Vitamin A. To prepare, boil the potatoes in water until fork-tender and slice into lengthwise wedges. Coat the potatoes with a light ...

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  9. Beetroot juice is a superfood that doesn't get talked about enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | She Knows

    ... juice is impressive. In terms of vitamin content, it contains high levels of vitamin C, folic acid, beta carotene (vitamin A) and vitamins B1, B2 and B3. Mineral wise, beetroot juice boasts a long list of valuable nutrients: potassium, phosphorus, ...

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  10. The diet mistakes almost everyone makesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... that are found in the yolk, a nutrition powerhouse. Egg yolks contain antioxidants; B vitamins, including B12; vitamin A; iron; selenium; biotin; phosphorous; choline; and other various trace nutrients. It's time to change your mind about egg yolks, ...

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  11. 53 Superfoods That Change Your Body for the BetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | MSN Healthy Living

    ... one cup of blueberries every so often could boost abdominal fat loss by up to 77 percent. Red cabbage has more vitamin A and iron than its green counterpart, and makes a great taco filling. SautA fresh mushrooms with rehydrated dried ones for ...

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  12. Nuggets of info about salad greensRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... in color from dark green on the outside to a light green at the core. a- a Health perks: It's rich in vitamin K, vitamin A (55 percent of daily value), beta carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, vitamin C, folate, manganese, potassium and fiber. a- a Use: ...

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  13. In the Bins: California tops in nation ... in celeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... 19 calories and contains about 4 percent of your daily-recommended allowance of sodium. Celery is very high in vitamin A and contains very little protein. How to select: Look for celery where the ribs of the stalk are firm and crisp. It should be ...

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  14. Health benefits of replacing pasta with spaghetti squashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Examiner.com

    ... up to 143 grams of water. According to the USDA database, several essential minerals and vitamins including vitamin A, several B vitamins, calcium, iron, zinc and copper are found in spaghetti squash. Vitamin A aids in immune function, eye sight and ...

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  15. Article on EWG 'worst' sunscreens list goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Cosmetics Design

    ... contain oxybenzone, "a hormone-disrupting sunscreen filter" and 33 per cent contain retinyl palmitate, "a form of vitamin A linked to skin damage ". The online article has led to a long list of social media conversations and comments, with a number ...

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  16. How effective is fortifying flour at reducing anaemia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Bakery & Snacks

    Fortifying flour with micronutrients is effective in decreasing national prevalence of anaemia, say researchers who looked at 32 different countries. Researchers from the Food Fortification Initiative and Emory University in the US looked at the impact of fortifying wheat flour alone or in combination with maize flour with at least iron, folic acid, vitamin A or vitamin B12.

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  17. Peach cobblerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | South County Spotlight

    ... that builds up in the arteries and can lead to cardiovascular disease. Tomatoes are a great source of vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium, fiber and lycopene, all of which aid in combatting heart disease. They also help reduce inflammation, which can ...

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  18. Dining_LocavoreLore_eggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | LEO Weekly

    ... or four eggs for a buck, they pack a greater nutritional punch than factory eggs. Pastured eggs contain more vitamin A, D, E, Omega-3s and beta-carotene, and less cholesterol and saturated fat, according to Mother Earth News magazine's independent ...

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  19. Top foods for bright, radiant skinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Examiner.com

    ... younger look skin. Moreover, guavas are enriched with antioxidants and essential vitamin E. Food #2 - Spinach for Vitamin A Go for healthy leafy vegetables like spinach for better looking skin. Vitamin A will protect your skin from cold sores, acne, ...

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  20. Why #FutureFortifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Switched

    ... from micronutrient deficiency, otherwise known as "hidden hunger." The most common micronutrient deficiencies are vitamin A, iron, zinc, folic acid and iodine. While hidden hunger rarely shows visible signs in those who are affected, its ...

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