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Life will never be the same!

27 Jan 2023 4 minute read 3 comments Heruvim78

    Yeah, I'll start with this one:     I was in college when I first heard this, and I like it. I was thinking of writing about something that will lift people up and motivate me to continue. Which will inevitably end on a sour note, into...

Who wants to live forever? (Immortality and longevity thoughts and techniques)

26 Dec 2022 3 minute read 3 comments Heruvim78

  Christmas is gone and my birthday is approaching rapidly, in January next year. I'll be 45, which could mean that half of my life is gone. Optimistically speaking, also means that half of my life is still open to whatever surprises may co...

(JaiChai) Birthdays and Such…

3 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments JaiChai

  (image by quora.com)   @sleepypunk (torum.com) is 30 years old today. I wrote him this note: @sleepypunk, Congratulations on another successful trip around the Sun! HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Speaking of years of age, think of this for your next birthday...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - Food supplementation and fortification ( The End )

25 Jan 2021 4 minute read 2 comments Heruvim78

  Hello again, today i will write a bit about how to improve the food content and its nutritional value. You may have heard about futuristic methods like biofortification - crops breeded to improve their nutritional value (completely different than g...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - The infection cycle

19 Jan 2021 2 minute read 3 comments Heruvim78

I do not know how much good i do with all my specialized posts. I try to make the information accessible, and i would really like to find out if you used any the information from my posts related to vitamins, minerals or any other health related stuf...

Micronutrients and malnutrition: The miracle of birth - pregnancy, breastfeeding, infant and young child feeding

16 Jan 2021 3 minute read 3 comments Heruvim78

  This is a complicated subject, and i will try to keep it short and clear, if it is possible. But there are many important things to underline, so, let's get it started. During pregnancy the demand for micronutrients increases with 20-50%, but the e...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - The real issue

14 Jan 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Heruvim78

  Malnutrition is a complex problem, and there are many sciences involved in the war against it: medicine, agriculture, biology, sociology, education and economy, to name just a few.  The immediate causes are dietary intake, disease or both. Diet is...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - Global Issues II

6 Jan 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Heruvim78

How do we measure the deficiency level, you may ask? There are few methods, let's see them for each of the main micronutrients that are involved into this: Iron - you check for anaemia, low haemoglobin blood concentration or serum ferritin, but thos...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - Global issues

25 Dec 2020 2 minute read 7 comments Heruvim78

The most often deficiencies are the ones of vitamin A, iron, zinc and iodine. There are two main problems with the malnutrition. First, being malnourished increase the infection risk, and infections will destroy the micronutrients balance further. Se...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - B complex vitamins

23 Dec 2020 2 minute read 5 comments Heruvim78

We are getting close, slowly slowly, to the end of our series. But, until then, i will continue with the rest of the B vitamins.  Vitamin B6 - It is a coenzyme for 65+ enzymes. mostly involved in the aminoacid metabolism, but also in glycogen breakdo...