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Vital Facts about Minerals – 4 December 6, 2008

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Magnesium

Important for energy release from foods, especially carbohydrates.  Helps to transmit nerve impulses to muscles.

 

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How Much?

Where?                                             % U.S. RDA

Almonds, ¼ c                                                     26 %

Peanut, butter, ¼ c                                             26 %

Spinach, cooked, ½ c                                         20 %

Pinto beans, cooked, ½ c                                   13 %

Shrimp, broiled, 3 oz                                            7 %

Vital Facts about Minerals – 3 December 5, 2008

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Potassium

Helps maintain body’s water balance.  Aids in nerve and muscle function.

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How Much?

Where?                                          % U.S. RDA

Potato, baked, medium                                      33 %

Yogurt, plain, 1 c                                                 31 %

Peanut butter, ¼ c                                               27 %

Banana, medium                                                  26 %

Tomato, medium                                                 22 %

Vital Facts about Vitamins – 6 November 26, 2008

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Folacin

Necessary for all cells to function properly.  May help to protect against heart disease, nerve damage and some birth defects. 

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How Much?

Where?                                      % U.S. RDA

Spinach, cooked, ½ c.                               33 %

Orange juice, ¾ c                                      20 %

Peanuts, roasted, ¼ c                                16 %

Lima beans, cooked, ½ c                           11 %

Broccoi, cooked, ½ c                                  10 %

 

Vital Facts about Vitamins – 5 November 25, 2008

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Vitamin B12  

Necessary for  all cells to function properly.  May protect against heart diesease and nerve damage.

 

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How Much?

Where?                                        % U.S. RDA

Salmon, broiled, 3 oz                                      82 %

Ground beef, lean, broiled, 3 oz                     37 %

Pork loin, lean, broiled, 3 oz                           15 %

2% milk, 1 c                                                     15 %

Cheddar cheese, 1 oz                                        4 %