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Nutrition

Vitamin E: what you need to know

Vitamin E: what you need to know

Most animal species, including humans, need vitamin E. The chemical name for the most active form of vitamin E is alpha-tocopherol. The term tocopherol comes from the Greek words tokos., Which means "offspring", and phero, which means "to bring". Tocopherol, therefore, means "to bring children".
Author: IAFdaily Staff
June 28, 2021
Vitamin A and carotene: properties and benefits

Vitamin A and carotene: properties and benefits

Vitamin A was the first fat-soluble vitamin to be recognized. Formerly known as the 'anti-infective vitamin', vitamin A has recently been recognized as a critical component of the immune system. Carotenes, some of which can be converted to vitamin A, are also getting a great deal of attention for their ability to boost the immune system. Because of the vitamin A-like activity of some carotenes, both vitamin A and carotenes are examined in this chapter.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
June 28, 2021
Cocoa muffins filled with soft chocolate

Cocoa muffins filled with soft chocolate

A lighter version of chocolate muffins, with no added sugar and little fat. An equally tasty alternative that however will weigh less in calories and may prove a whim consumed with a slightly higher frequency!
June 24, 2021
L-carnitine | What it is used for and why to take it

L-carnitine | What it is used for and why to take it

L-carnitine is a non-essential amino acid found mainly in red meat, but can also be taken in the form of a food supplement. Are you a sportsman and wondering what L-carnitine is good for? Read this post to find out how it can help you and how it affects sports performance.
June 22, 2021
Zinc: properties, benefits and effects

Zinc: properties, benefits and effects

Zinc is a mineral of fundamental importance for the body. It contributes to normal fertility and reproduction and contributes to the maintenance of normal testosterone levels in the blood.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
June 16, 2021
Arginine: all functions

Arginine: all functions

Arginine is an amino acid with a long history: here is a list of the best known and studied functions of this protein component.
 
Author: Niccolò Balboni
June 14, 2021
Cocoa and cream cake

Cocoa and cream cake

An extremely tasty cake but made with healthy ingredients and very little sugar and fat.
June 09, 2021
The new era of supplements: MCU-20® Yamamoto®

The new era of supplements: MCU-20® Yamamoto®

MCU-20® is the innovative and exclusive microencapsulation technology that Yamamoto® has formulated to ensure consumers the 100% absorption of the active ingredients contained in the supplements. Everything you ingest reaches the target! Yamamoto exceeds all absorption limits, typical of some raw materials, thanks to the new technology MCU-20®.
June 09, 2021
Cereal biscuits with red fruits

Cereal biscuits with red fruits

Thanks to a mix of oatmeal and oatmeal, you can prepare the perfect red fruit biscuits, crunchy and delicious, low in fat and sugar!
June 03, 2021
What are fat burners: do they work?

What are "fat burners": do they work?

Can fat burners really help us lose weight? If so, what to use and how to use them? Focus on CLA and carnitine.
May 31, 2021
Healthy ageing with whey protein

Healthy ageing with whey protein

The imbalance between the carbohydrates ingested and those actually used by our body, determines an increase in the glucose content in the blood and therefore an acceleration of the protein glycation process, therefore, a faster aging. A controlled diet associated with physical activity, certainly leads to a control of negative conditions and allows to delay the aging process.
May 23, 2021
Golden and crispy baked chicken nuggets

Golden and crispy baked chicken nuggets

The title well describes the end result of today's recipe. We are using pizza-flavoured oatmeal to make simple chicken nuggets succulent. The crispiness will be similar to that of classic fried chicken, although it is not fried but baked in a ventilated oven.
May 20, 2021