Vitamins and Minerals

Eating a variety of foods is the best way to get all the nutrients you need each day

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What you need to know about zinc

Zinc is a mineral that your body needs to be healthy. Read on to learn more about which foods have zinc and how much you need.

Facts about Folate

Most of us can get enough folate from following Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide. However, if you are a woman of childbearing age, between 14-50 years old and could become pregnant you also need a folic acid vitamin supplement.

Fluoride Facts

You may be wondering why fluoride has been added to our water and if it’s healthy. This factsheet will give you the facts on fluoride.

Food sources of calcium

Did you know? There are many foods that contain calcium! Read on to find out what foods contain calcium to help you meet your needs.

How To Get More Iron

Iron is a mineral that is important for good health. Read on to learn what foods have iron and how to get enough.

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