Vitamins and minerals
Detox bath | Get rid of toxins with these 3 simple ingredients!
last updated: November 04, 2019
Did you know that you just need to add 3 simple ingredients to your hot bath to get a detox effect? Detox baths are not only relaxing: they also purify the body of toxins by combining the warmth of water with natural ingredients with detoxifying power. Read here how to do it!
Vitamin K2 and D3 | The superheroes of bones and arteries
last updated: October 30, 2019
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?
Menopause: symptoms, risks and prevention
last updated: February 15, 2019
Menopause is a complex period in a woman's life. Although difficult, this physiological period needs to be faced not only from a physical perspective, but also from a psychological and social point of view. In this article, Francesca Marino outlines the symptoms, risks and means of forestalling this 'new phase' in a woman's life.
Antioxidants: what they are and what they do
last updated: September 26, 2017
The function of antioxidants is to prevent or control oxidation processes; hence the prefix anti, that is, 'against' the term. Oxidation is the process of combustion of oxygen in cells for the production of energy and the consequent release of substances known as free radicals.
Niacin: where you find it, and what it does
last updated: November 21, 2016
Niacin (Acidum nicotinicum) is also known as vitamin PP (Pellagra Preventis) or Vitamin B3: where is it found, what does it do, and what benefits it can give you?
Free radicals and antioxidants in sports
last updated: April 13, 2016
Many studies have highlighted the close correlation between intensity and duration of physical activity and the formation of free radicals or endogenous and exogenous antioxidants, as we know them.
Digestive enzymes: what they are and where they are
last updated: May 25, 2015
When it comes to the fundamental importance of intestinal microbiota for overall health, blame is often ascribed to a lack of digestive enzymes, as they play a key role in ensuring proper digestion and efficient absorption.