Category: iron

Symptoms and prevention of iron deficiency

May 1, 2014 0 Comments
Symptoms and prevention of iron deficiency

By Betty Murray Iron is a mineral used by the body to perform numerous functions. As part of the protein hemoglobin, iron is responsible for carrying oxygen from the lungs throughout the body. The muscles also use iron to store oxygen. Additionally, iron is part of enzymes used in various cell functions throughout the body, such […]

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Pumpkin Seeds: Small seeds, big health benefits

October 23, 2012 0 Comments
Pumpkin Seeds: Small seeds, big health benefits

By Betty Murray Did you know pumpkin seeds are packed full of nutritional benefits. When it’s time to carve pumpkins this year, don’t be too quick to throw away the seeds. Pumpkin seeds are a delicious and nutritious snack, in fact, they are some of the most nutritious seeds we can eat. Pumpkin seeds are rich [...]

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