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What is the meaning of “WES” “LEG” or “CAD” written next to a prescription?

I have 2 prescriptions of Predinisone, and on one of them it is written, "PredniSONE 5MG TAB WES" and on another one it is written, "PREDNISONE 10MG TAB CAD." Are they the same formula and only differ ...
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How to calculate nutrition fact?

I'm not sure i'm posting on the right place and I don't really know what it is called. I just wondering. How the cuurent food company calculated the nutrition information of they food? In my opinion: ...
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Why do non-sugary cereals contain twice the iron of sugary cereals?

I've noticed a pattern that sugary and non-sugary cereals are typically enriched with the same levels of every vitamin EXCEPT iron, which is typically twice as high in the non-sugary cereals. Here ...
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Mult-vitamin with more than 100% of daily recommended amount?

There are vitamins with 150% of Vit C or whatever (and sometimes even advertised with that as a plus!) If the vitamin contains more than 100% of the RDA, does it get averaged out over the week?
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Does High Fructose Corn Syrup show up in the sugar value on Nutrition Facts?

I noticed some sodas have a sugar value of say 35g. Then under sweeteners they list Sugar and High Fructose Corn Syrup. Is the HFCS part of that 35g or is that 35g of actual sugar and then an ...
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Do green powders maintain nutritional values?

I really love to drink green smoothies. I usually put in a generous amount of fresh parsley or fresh spinach leaves and I like it very much. I saw that you can buy some green powders in order to mix ...
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What thresholds apply for labelling of possible contaminants in a sanitizing product?

In labelling an isopropanol hand sanitizer in the UK (which I gather would be regulated as a biocide in the EU, not a cosmetic), should a contaminant of one of the ingredients be listed on my ...
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RAE vs IU in Vitamin descriptions

Reading an article about Vitamin-A: Vitamin A Fact Sheet for Health Professionals The following acronym RAE in: RDAs for vitamin A are given as mcg of retinol activity equivalents (RAE) to account ...