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The longevity gene
The longevity gene

The longevity gene

And when i say longevity i mean a bigger health span, as opposed to the well known life span. It is not enough to live longer, if you are not healthy, so do not forget what our immortal James Dean said: 'It is important to die young, but as late as possible!'. I will explore many unorthodox ways, ranging from gut microbiota manipulation to ancient Ayurveda ritual, trying to combine them in an ample resource, from which you can get and apply whatever is better for you at the present moment.


Micronutrients and malnutrition - Vitamin A (Introduction)

20 Nov 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Heruvim78

  So, i already mentioned that the vitamins are fat soluble and water soluble. The fat soluble ones are A, D, E and K.  I will start to write about vitamin A, as its deficiency is a serious, actual problem in low income countries, second only to the...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - Dietary minerals (Copper, Manganese, Fluoride, Cobalt)

19 Nov 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Heruvim78

So, today will go fast through the rest of the minerals, before starting an even bigger chapter - vitamins.  Copper - it is part of the enzymes participating in the oxidation reaction, especially the last enzyme in the respiratory chain - the one ne...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - Selenium

17 Nov 2020 1 minute read 7 comments Heruvim78

Selenium is a trace mineral present in a variety of foods (mostly vegetables). The amount of Selenium found in plants is directly related to how abundant is this mineral in the soil. There are two forms of selenium: 1. Inorganic salts - selenate and...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - Iodine

15 Nov 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Heruvim78

The Iodine has only one role, as a component of the thyroid hormones. Iodine deficiency leads to diminished production of thyroid hormones (thyroid being a endocrine gland located in the front of the neck, involved in energy metabolism regulation and...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - The Iron fortress

14 Nov 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Heruvim78

Today i will try to write about the iron and his functions in the human body.    A. One of the main functions of iron is to transport oxygen, burning off fuels like carbohydrates and fatty acids. The Oxygen is absorbed from the air, through lungs an...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - The Iron shield

12 Nov 2020 2 minute read 7 comments Heruvim78

As i mentioned before, the following posts will be about iron.  (for some better pictures and NFT of the periodic table check Robertoit's work) What do we know about it? The iron is present in a great variety of foods, with best sources being the fo...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - The power of Calcium

10 Nov 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Heruvim78

Calcium is present in a great variety of food. Cheese and dairy are very good sources of Calcium. Some foods that are low in Calcium are fortified (micronutrients are added to foods low in these nutrients). Not all dietary Calcium is absorbed to the...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - Salt and blood pressure relation

8 Nov 2020 2 minute read 3 comments Heruvim78

There are researches pointing out that there is a link between sodium intake and blood pressure. The scientific evidence is strong enough to make the British researchers form Queen Mary University from London the underline that '' a modest reduction...

Micronutrients and malnutrition - Potassium and Sodium

7 Nov 2020 1 minute read 5 comments Heruvim78

  I will start with Potassium and Sodium food content. Most of the Sodium from food come in form of salt. As we know, salt chemical formula is NaCl and this is one NFT that our friend Robertoit didn't make it yet. Potassium is present in large amount...

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,...