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Phytonutrients
Phytonutrients

Phytonutrients

Guarana: Properties, Benefits, Curiosities

Guarana: Properties, Benefits, Curiosities

Guarana (Paullinia Cupana) is an evergreen climbing plant that produces seeds used for the creation of energy drinks, pre-workouts, and energizing and antioxidant food supplements. Let's see all the properties, benefits and some curiosities about guarana.
December 20, 2021
Phytonutrients: therapeutic benefits

Phytonutrients: therapeutic benefits

One of the main areas of interest in nutrition science concerns the therapeutic benefits of phytonutrients, otherwise known as phytochemicals. These naturally occurring substances give plants their characteristic taste, color and aroma as well as human resistance to disease.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
November 30, 2021
Antioxidants: enemies of free radicals

Antioxidants: enemies of free radicals

Antioxidants provide valuable help to our body, in fact, they allow to control / prevent the production of free radicals and therefore to limit the damage caused by these unstable molecules.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
October 12, 2021
The Virtues of the Hypericum

The Virtues of the Hypericum

The Iperico is a medicinal herb known as San Giovanni’s herb: it has aroused a growing interest over the years, for its antidepressant and antiviral properties. What are the truths about this medicinal herb?
September 15, 2021
Banaba and blood sugar

Banaba and blood sugar

Banaba is a tree native to tropical south-east Asia and every part of the plant, bark and leaves, offers medicinal properties of great interest and use.
September 08, 2021
Moringa, the miracle tree

Moringa, the miracle tree

With its proven anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory and anti-depressive effects, Moringa has earned the nickname of a miracle tree. Let’s find out how to make the most of the benefits of this extraordinary plant.
September 01, 2021
Ashwagandha: the game changer against stress!

Ashwagandha: the game changer against stress!

Ashwagandha is one of the strongest adaptogens we have available in nature and is a harbinger of great benefits in times of high stress or calorie restriction.
August 18, 2021
Cinnamon: properties and benefits

Cinnamon: properties and benefits

Cinnamon is a spice well known for its culinary uses, however, in addition to enriching tasty dishes, it also has considerable benefits on people’s health.
August 16, 2021
Beauty and well-being of your hair

Beauty and well-being of your hair

A varied and balanced diet is always the basis of individual well-being but, in case you want to dedicate a particular care to the beauty of the hair and in case of increased needs, you can use specific supplements for the quality and shine of the hair: let’s see which ones in detail.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
July 22, 2021
Nutraceutical and bone health

Nutraceutical and bone health

Nutraceutical offers us a valuable support for the health of our bones and joints, thanks to several natural remedies. We ask so much to ourselves and we hardly stop at the first signs, such small annoyances and daily pains. The consequences come with the passage of time, for sedentary subjects as well as for sports and competitive ones.
July 21, 2021
Rhodiola Rosea, a highly beneficial nutraceutical

Rhodiola Rosea, a highly beneficial nutraceutical

The beneficial properties of Rhodiola Rosea are proven and attributable to the presence of phenylpropanoid glycosides, in particular salidroside and rosavidin. It stimulates the production of serotonin, adrenaline and dopamine, improving mood with an antidepressant effect but also optimizing the intellectual capacity and acting positively on metabolic functions at the heart and muscle level.
July 20, 2021
Argan oil properties: usage and benefits

Argan oil properties: usage and benefits

Argan oil has multiple beneficial properties both in the food sector and in terms of beauty and cosmetics. Excellent for controlling cholesterol, it has a preventive action against the risk of cardiovascular and rheumatic diseases. In the cosmetic field, it promotes hydration, elasticity and counteracts aging.
Author: IAFdaily Staff
May 08, 2021