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In this follow-up issue, herbs (and some spices) used in the Caribbean have been compiled into a table describing the herb as well as it culinary and medicinal uses.

In this final issue of Nyam News in this physical activity series we attempt to collate the main evidence for the various health indicators. Clearly, physical activity is positively related to health. However, to reap maximum benefits from physical activity, individuals (2yrs and older) are recommended to participate in a minimum of 30 minutes or more on most or all days of the week.

 

It is well established that an adequate intake of the mineral calcium is essential for healthy bones and teeth. Did you know that calcium also plays an important role in other systems in the body? It circulates in the blood to carry out important functions relating to the clotting of blood, regulation of muscle contraction, transmission of nerve impulses, and maintaining a steady heartbeat.

Nyam News, July Nos. 1& 2, 2007 - Vitamin E and Your Health

In this issue of Nyam News we will look at the functions of vitamin E in the body and how we can get the right amount of this vitamin.

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