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Micronutrients
Micronutrients

Micronutrients

Supplements for the change of season

Supplements for the change of season

A healthy lifestyle, which includes a varied and balanced diet and any supplements of vitamins that can strengthen the immune system, is the prerequisite to better address the change of season.
October 06, 2021
Iron: food sources, deficiencies and physical performance

Iron: food sources, deficiencies and physical performance

Iron is very important for human life; it plays a central role in the hemoglobin of red blood cells, where it participates in the transport of oxygen from the lungs to the tissues and carbon dioxide from the tissues to the lungs. Iron is also an integral part of several key enzymes in energy production and metabolism, including DNA synthesis.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
October 04, 2021
Iron: how to integrate it correctly

Iron: how to integrate it correctly

Iron is a microelement, a mineral, which is present in the organism in small quantities and plays many important roles in our organism. Due to the importance of this mineral in our body, it is essential to monitor it so that there are no deficiencies, but neither excesses.
September 22, 2021
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
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
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
Thermogenesis: what it is and active ingredients to activate it

Thermogenesis: what it is and active ingredients to activate it

Thermogenesis is a very interesting metabolic process. In this article, we find out what role it plays in the context of energy balance and what are the ways to activate it and take advantage of its health benefits.
April 26, 2021
Lipoic acid: properties and contraindications

Lipoic acid: properties and contraindications

Lipoic acid is a sulfur-containing vitamin substance. Involved in the conversion of carbohydrates into energy. In addition, antioxidant properties are attributed.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
March 08, 2021
Iron supplementation and its main functions

Iron supplementation and its main functions

Its an essential component of the hemoglobin of red blood cells and is essential for the production of myoglobin in the muscles. Find it in various enzymes including those that deal with the transformation of beta-carotene into vitamin A, the synthesis of nucleic acids and the production of collagen.
 
Author: Niccolò Balboni
February 26, 2021
Vitamins and their functions

Vitamins and their functions

What and how many vitamins are essential for the body? A look at the types, in which foods they are present and the daily allowances allowed in food supplements.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
February 26, 2021
Folic acid: what it is and what used for

Folic acid: what it is and what used for

Folic acid, also known as folate, folacin and pteroylmonoglutamate, participates together with vitamin B12 in many processes in the body. Its essential for cell division, as it is essential for DNA synthesis: in the absence of folic acid, cells do not divide properly.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
February 25, 2021