A Daily Nutrient: Zinc

Everyone has heard of zinc, and it can be found in a lot of different products, including skin products and supplements for warding off colds over winter. If you would like a little more information about what is in fact a pretty amazing nutrient please read on… What does zinc do? Zinc participates in a…

Margarine or Butter?

Many of us, when it comes to the butter or marg debate, have just gone with our taste preference. Some of us have thrown our hands in the air and quit it altogether for the debate just got too confusing. Butter comes from dairy, so there we have saturated animal fats. Margarine is processed and…

The Hydration Challenge

It is starting to heat up here in the Riverland, and summer is looking to be a hot one! I hear a resounding ‘yay!’ from some of you and a ‘Ugh!’ from others. Yep, summer is coming and love it or hate it, it is time to get ready. A common problem during the warmer…

THE DAILY NUTRIENT – B1 – THIAMIN

Hello all, This new segment is a general overview of a vitamin (or mineral). The what, where, and how of one nutrient we use everyday. I will put out a new nutrient every so often. If you have any specific questions about any nutrient mentioned please feel free to ask. This is not a self…