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- The menaquinone (vitamin K2) content of animal products and fermented foods.
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- Brazil nuts and the variation in their selenium content
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- Diet and Nutrition of the Lion
- Bone Broth Mineral Content
- Whisky polyphenols and their potential health effects
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- Bourbon, Brandy and Armagnac: Phenolics and antioxidant capacity
- Evolving salt: Did humans evolve on a high salt diet?
Category Archives: Vitamins
Evidence of decreasing mineral density in wheat grain over the last 160 years
The wheat that we eat today has changed a great deal over the past century. The “Green Revolution“, the breeding of semi-dwarf, higher-yielding cultivars of wheat, and other cereal crops, has led to greatly increased grain production and crop yields since … Continue reading
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Dihydrophylloquinone – hydrogenated vitamin K in the modern diet.
Structures of [A] Phylloquinone (vitamin K1) and [B] Dihydrophylloquinone (hydrogenated vitamin K1). Source (Davidson 1996). Vitamin K is a fat soluble vitamin that occurs in foods in a series of molecular forms as can be seen from this recent post. However, as … Continue reading