Vitamins and minerals

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.

Niacin: where you find it, and what it does

by Niccolò Balboni

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

by Editorial staff

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

by Gabriele Trapani

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.