Nutrition articles

Alcohol vs antibiotics
Alcoholic Drinks and Antibiotics - What Are the Risks? Everyone has heard that we should not drink alcohol if you're taking any antibiotic. Among propagated reasons why this combination is avoided is the loss of effectiveness of the antibiotic, the increased alcohol toxicity, the occurrence of side effects and even an increased risk of liver damage.
Nutrition   Article saved: 16 August 2015
Creatine supplements
Creatine Supplements is Bad? Creatine supplements began to be used by athletes in the early 1980s, gaining great popularity in the following decade after extensive media disclosure of their use by athletes winning the gold medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.
Nutrition   Article saved: 09 April 2018
Cancer risk factors
Diet to Prevent Cancer There are an estimated 13 million new cases of cancer annually and 8 million deaths worldwide. Many of these cases, unfortunately, are due to currently preventable tumors.
Nutrition   Article saved: 15 August 2017
Leaves of ginkgo biloba
Ginkgo Biloba - Features and Benefits Ginkgo biloba is a substance used in medicine for over 1000 years and is currently one of the herbal medicines commonly used in the world due to its antioxidant action and its alleged benefits in treating memory problems, lack of energy, lack of concentration, impotence sexual, among others.
Nutrition   Article saved: 01 August 2016
Dr. Pierre Dukan
Hazards of Dukan Diet The diets industry is one of the most profitable areas of health today. Every year we are bombarded with many new "miracle diets" that promise significant weight loss with minimal effort. From time to time, some of these diets gain celebrities, usually models or famous actresses, and now have high visibility in the media.
Nutrition   Article saved: 25 May 2016
Water drinking
How Many Liters of Water Should You Drink per Day? Water is the main chemical component of our body. The human being can survive much longer without consuming food than without drinking water. We need much water, that around 60% of our body weight is made just for her.
Nutrition   Article saved: 15 July 2015
Lactose intolerance
Lactose Intolerance - Symptoms and Treatment Lactose intolerance is very common disease caused by the inability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk and dairy products. The absence of lactase enzyme that digests the lactose, leads to the appearance of gastrointestinal symptoms when a milk-based product is consumed.
Nutrition   Article saved: 27 December 2016
Nutrition During Breastfeeding Breastfeeding women have an incredible ability to produce breast milk in sufficient quantity and quality for the baby, even if they are not feeding properly. The woman's body prioritizes milk production, but there are limits to where the body can compensate for an inadequate diet, either in quality or in quantity of calories and nutrients.
Nutrition   Article saved: 12 December 2017
Thermogenic - Risks and Side Effects The so-called thermogenic supplements are products that have become very popular in recent years because it promises weight loss and better physical performance. The thermogenic substances which act by increasing the body temperature through stimulation of the cardiovascular, respiratory and central nervous systems. The thermogenesis results are an increase in the basal metabolism and an increased fat burning, which helps the patient to lose weight.
Nutrition   Article saved: 24 October 2015
Vitamin C
Vitamin C - Importance, Effects and Foods Vitamin C, also called ascorbic acid is a vitamin required for the synthesis of collagen, which is an important structure in the formation of bone, cartilage, muscle and blood vessels. Vitamin C also acts on the immune system and the central nervous system.
Nutrition   Article saved: 03 January 2015
Foods rich in vitamin D
Vitamin D - Benefits and Main Sources Vitamin D, also known as calciferol, is an essential substance for our health and is responsible for controlling the levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood and bones. In recent years, vitamin D has gained media attention and medical attention for its alleged actions against infections, cancer and heart disease.
Nutrition   Article saved: 18 June 2017
Protein structure
What are Proteins and Amino Acids? From our hair and nails to muscles, through hormones, enzymes and antibodies, everything in our body is basically composed of proteins.
Nutrition   Article saved: 30 August 2017
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