Salt for Human Nutrition
--good explanation of salt and why the body needs it to survive. Many links to
answer questions for the reflective essay.
A Pinch of Salt --how much is too much?
Too much or too little --what would you do?
As a nutrient
--benefits, sources, how much do you need, food labeling..........one stop shopping.
Too much or too little --what's right for you?
Northwestern's take on dietary fiber --more answers to your questions.
Q&A about fat
--questions answered and more you didn't even know you had.
Fat in your diet --description.
Fat test --combine this with the cholesterol test and you'll have a good indication of whether you may be at risk.
Fact Sheet from the Office of Dietary Supplements
--includes amounts needed, what happens when you get too much or too little, how do you
rectify it and its effects.
Testing for Vitamin A deficiency --description.
Other reasons to consider Vitamin A --some interesting arguments for you paragraphs.
Fact Sheet from Ohio State
--why you need it, what are good sources, how much do you need and what foods are
fortified with it.
Too much or too little --scroll down to the section on Vitamin C.
Vitamin C screening quiz --this screens you then will suggest a test for rickets or some such if indicated.