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The Connection Between Vitamin A and Beta-Carotene

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The Connection Between Vitamin A and Beta-Carotene

Vitamin A, along with vitamins D, E, and K are fat-soluble vitamins required for a variety of functions in the body. There are two forms of vitamin A: preformed vitamin A - retinol and provitamin vitamin A - carotenoids. Click here for more information about the functions and food sources of vitamin A.

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All About Baby Carrots and More...

Carrots are a culinary delight ~ mildly sweet and bold in color. They can be prepared in many ways or simply enjoyed raw as a snack or in a salad. Alone or with other ingredients, they can be baked, boiled, grated, grilled, juiced, mashed, roasted, steamed, or stewed. And their sweet flavor makes a nutritious addition to muffins and breads. Click here for more information about carrots. 

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The Link Between Proteins and Amino Acids

Proteins are in every cell in our body and are essential for life. They are made up of amino acids, known as the building blocks of life. You need to consume adequate amounts of essential amino acids every day to meet your daily protein requirements. Click here to learn more about the food sources that provide essential and nonessential amino acids.

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A savory combination of carrots, tomatoes and whole wheat pasta. Check out this recipe for Carrots with Tomatoes and Macaroni.

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