Vitamins and minerals

Vitamin D | Benefits and the 5 richest foods

by Editorial staff

last updated: April 01, 2020

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.

Supplements for the elderly | When do they help?

by Editorial staff

last updated: March 18, 2020

Food supplements and tonics for elder people can actively help treating certain pathologies and reintegrate fundamental elements for complete health.

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid): properties and benefits

by Editorial staff

last updated: March 16, 2020

Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is an essential compound for the body. Let's see what are the benefits of vitamin C for health.

Prebiotics, probiotics and intestinal bacterial flora | Complete guide

by Gabriele Trapani

last updated: January 28, 2020

The guide for understanding how intestinal health and intestinal flora work, explaining in detail what they are, what they are used for and when lactic, probiotic and prebiotic cultures should be taken.

Everything on Coenzyme Q10 | What it is used for, where it is, properties

by Editorial staff

last updated: December 03, 2019

The extraordinary properties and benefits of coenzyme Q10 are linked to the ability to increase energy production and antioxidant action. Let's see how athletes can take advantage of the use of coenzyme Q10 both to improve energy production and for muscle recovery.

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

by Gabriele Trapani

last updated: November 21, 2019

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?

Detox bath | Get rid of toxins with these 3 simple ingredients!

by Editorial staff

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

by Gabriele Trapani

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

by Francesca Marino

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

by Editorial staff

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.