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Micronutrients and malnutrition - Essential functions of water

5 Nov 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Heruvim78

We can live weeks without food, but only few days without water. Adult women got around 50% of their weights just water, while adult men have around 60%. So, what are the essential functions of water? water is the life support for most of our body,...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - Minerals bioavailability and food content

4 Nov 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Heruvim78

What is the mineral availability? If you don't know yet, only a part of the total amount of minerals present in food can be available to the body, mainly because the minerals are bound to other compounds in the food that can limit their absorption. I...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - the chemistry of minerals

3 Nov 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Heruvim78

  Dietary minerals are inorganic molecules that are essential for the human body. They are also called dietary elements.  Out of 118 chemical elements on the periodic table, 21 are essential components of our diet. Basically life is possible because...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - how we discovered the vitamins

1 Nov 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Heruvim78

As i said, vitamins are essential nutritional molecules not made in our body, and they are required in small quantities. If the intake is inadequate, this can lead to vitamin deficiencies.  Our story starts in 1880 when Dr. Kanehiro Takaki reported t...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - What are the vitamins?

31 Oct 2020 2 minute read 1 comment Heruvim78

Let's start with the basics, and build on it. At the beginning you may know some of the informations, but after a while will get a bit more complicated, so, today's post is explaining what are the vitamins.  The vitamins are fat soluble and water sol...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - the hidden hunger

31 Oct 2020 2 minute read 8 comments Heruvim78

So, i have finished most of the research, and i think that i will start soon a series of articles that are unrelated to crypto, but related to keeping yourself healthy, and how to live long enough to enjoy your crypto going to the moon. I will try to...

The come-back challenge (Part 0/7)

18 Jun 2020 3 minute read 2 comments Heruvim78

"You think you are alive because you breathe air?Shame on you, that you are alive in such a limited way.Don't be without Love, so you won't feel dead.Die in Love, and stay alive forever."(Rumi)He said it 800 years ago, but today it is still more actu...

The Alzheimer's disease and the bloodstream-brain barrier

14 Jun 2020 3 minute read 2 comments Heruvim78

When the brain of patients with Alzheimer's disease was analysed, there was an entire list of disease-causing bacteria, viruses and fungi, and while they were not enough to indicate encefalitis or meningitis, the low levels of pathogens will slowly w...

Alzheimer's disease and two very important vitamins related to its prevention

4 Jun 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Heruvim78

Motto: ''...and remember, if something goes wrong, it is not that you are bad at it, it is the plan that was bad. Don't stop, just come up with a better plan.'' (Me, after waking up)   There are two important allies in the fight preventing Alzheimer'...

Microbiota -ageing and basic changes

10 Mar 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Heruvim78

  When you age, your microbiota ages with you. Most significant changes in adult microbiota are caused by diet and medicine. After age of 65 hormone regulation changes, impacting energy levels, changing the physical activity, the smell, taste, feelin...