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Trump focus on Afghanistan minerals hurts US

Trump focus on Afghanistan minerals hurts USLaurel Miller, former State Department special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, talks with Rachel Maddow about why Donald Trump's interest in looting Afghanistan's mineral wealth is harmful to the U.S. mission there.



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How to Find the Perfect Vitamin Supplement For Your Unique Body

Consumers are being bombarded with advertising, medical studies and word-of-mouth wisdom about vitamins and mineral supplements. Almost every week a new scientific study proclaims the virtues of vitamin this or that.

RDAs are “Grossly Oversimplified” For Vitamins and Supplements

RDA’s (Recommended Daily Allowance) are also used to set standards in many programs. But many nutritional

scientists consider them to be out of sync with the needs of many Americans. The RDA takes the stand of the mythical “average” that was created from a lot of scientific and mathematical “averages” computed from a group of people somewhere on the planet. Averages have become grossly oversimplified, where fixed but arbitrary set points have been established for a variety of factors.