Healthy Eating Glossary
The subject of healthy eating and health in general can be confusing, especially if you are unfamiliar with the terms used to discuss these topics.
This page contains links to pages that will define for you some of the words we use when talking about eating well. Please check back from time to time, as we will be adding words to this page on a regular basis.
In addition if you have a suggestion for a term that should be included, please contact us using the email button at the bottom of the page.
High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)
Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
Monounsaturated Fat (MUFA)
Niacin (Vitamin B3)
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5)
Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6)
Resting Metabolic Rate
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
Thiamin (Vitamin B1)
Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)
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