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ISSUES
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WEBSITES
GENERAL WEBSITES

Medline Plus: Food and Nutrition
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MayoClinic
MACRONUTRIENTS

Macronutrients
Macronutrients
Teens and Nutrition
Proteins
Chem4Kids: Proteins
Cholesterol
What is Cholesterol?
Learning About Fats
Choosing Healthy Fats
Types of Carbohydrates
Chem4Kids: Carbs
HOW THE BODY USES...

Proteins, carbs, fats
How the Body Uses Protein
Carbs and Sugar
Vitamins and minerals
Cholesterol
Good Fats/Bad Fats
The Role of Vitamins and Minerals
Calcium and Your Bones
This is Your Body on Sugar
Carbohydrates
STRUCTURE

Chemical Structure of Vitamins and Minerals
Nutrients and Biochemistry
Components of the human diet
Triglycerides
Proteins
Glucose
Fructose
VITAMINS AND MINERALS

Vitamins and Minerals: (From TH&W database)
Fact Sheets
USDA: Fact Sheets
Individual Vitamins
Individual Minerals
NHS: Vitamins and Minerals
BBC Health: Minerals
Fat Soluble Vitamins
Water Soluble Vitamins
DISORDERS/Deficiencies

Signs of Vitamin Deficiencies
Vitamin A
Anemia
Vitamin D
Diabetes
Guide to Diabetes
Hypoglycemia
Pellagra (B3)
Beriberi (Thiamine/B1)
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