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Shaklak Aklak Episode 5E: Calcium

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This new Shaklak Aklak episode is all about the mineral that makes our bones strong, calcium! 31% of Egyptian children suffer from a calcium deficiency, which has irreversible consequences on their growth and development.While bone health is the most commonly known function of calcium, it is worth mentioning that it is also needed for the functioning…

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Vitamin D: How a Deficiency Can Affect Your Health

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Summer is just around the corner, which means it is the perfect opportunity to soak up the sun and top your body up with much needed vitamin D. Classically, vitamin D is associated with bone health, which is definitely one of the major functions of the vitamin in our body. However, more recent evidence has suggested…

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Shaklak Aklak Episode 5: Salt

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Now that you know all about calories and macronutrients, this week’s Shaklak Aklak episode focuses on how minerals can contribute to your health too.  Minerals refer to a wide variety of compounds in your food including sodium, magnesium, potassium, calcium and much more. The most commonly discussed and most controversial mineral in our food is…

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