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Micronutrients
Micronutrients

Micronutrients

Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6): uses, properties, foods and contraindications

Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6): uses, properties, foods and contraindications

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is a very important B vitamin, which participates in the synthesis of proteins and structural compounds of the organism, neurotransmitters in the nervous system and prostaglandins and in the maturation of red blood cells. Vitamin B6 is also essential for maintaining hormonal balance and good immune function.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
December 07, 2020
Niacin (Vitamin B3, Nicotinic Acid, Niacinamide, Nicotinamide): where it is found and what it is used for

Niacin (Vitamin B3, Nicotinic Acid, Niacinamide, Nicotinamide): where it is found and what it is used for

299 / 5000 Risultati della traduzione Vitamin B3, soluble in water, is also known as niacin or vitamin PP for its action against pellagra ("pellagra preventive factor"), a once widespread disease caused by its deficiency. It is one of the most common vitamins stable: it does not fear oxygen, heat and light.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
November 10, 2020
Vitamin B1 or Thiamine: what it is and what it is used for

Vitamin B1 or Thiamine: what it is and what it is used for

Vitamin B1 or thiamine is part of the water-soluble vitamins, those not accumulated in the body and which must be regularly consumed through food. But what is vitamin B1 for? Let's find out together in this article..
Author: IAFdaily Staff
October 21, 2020
Lutein | What is it For and What are the Properties for the Eyes?

Lutein | What is it For and What are the Properties for the Eyes?

Lutein (together with zeaxanthin) is the only carotenoid that is deposited in the macular portion of the eye, inside the retina, helping to protect normal vision. Let's see what it is used for and what its properties are.
July 02, 2020
How to Choose a Multivitamin Supplement

How to Choose a Multivitamin Supplement

Author: Leo Favaro
June 10, 2020
Iron Supplements | Liposomal iron

Iron Supplements | Liposomal iron

Here's how iron supplements, especially liposomal iron, can help restore the right levels of this mineral in our body.
May 02, 2020
Vitamin D | Benefits and the 5 richest foods

Vitamin D | Benefits and the 5 richest foods

Our body produces vitamin D due to the effect of sunlight on the skin, but not only. Let's see what are the foods rich in vitamin D, the deficiency symptoms, the benefits, the uses, and the dosages.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
April 01, 2020
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid): properties and benefits

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid): properties and benefits

Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is an essential compound for the body. Let's see what are the benefits of vitamin C for health.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
March 16, 2020
Food and sports | Why you should think about taking a multivitamin

Food and sports | Why you should think about taking a multivitamin

The diet of the sportsman must be particularly complete with essential macro and micronutrients. So how do you choose the best multivitamin supplement to guarantee everything the body needs?
November 21, 2019
Vitamin K2 and D3 | The superheroes of bones and arteries

Vitamin K2 and D3 | The superheroes of bones and arteries

Vitamin D3 and vitamin K2 are a terrific couple when it comes to working in synergy to keep bones and arteries healthy. Vitamin D is already very well known and appreciated, so let's get to know its consort, vitamin K2 a lot better: what is it for, where is it found and how exactly does it act in the body?
October 30, 2019