Micronutrients

Nutrition and Healthy Ageing.

Neri Cristina and D’alba Lucia (2021) described ageing as a state of reduced regenerative and adaptive capacity resulting in an easier development of morbidity; they recognised that one’s prerequisite for wellbeing and having a good quality of life is to maintain an adequate nutritional status. It is important to watch the nutritional status of elderly […]

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Polyphenols

Polyphenols are organic compounds found abundantly in plants; they have become an emerging field of interest in nutrition in recent years. Polyphenols comprise flavonoids, phenolic acids, tannins, lignans and coumarins; they are naturally occurring compounds found largely in fruits, vegetables, cereals and beverages. Fruits like grapes, apple, pear, cherries, nuts, olives and berries contains up

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Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid)

Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin, antioxidant and essential co-factor for collagen biosynthesis, carnitine and catecholamine metabolism, and dietary iron absorption. Humans are unable to synthesize vitamin C, so it is strictly obtained through the dietary intake of fruits and vegetables. Citrus fruits, berries, tomatoes, potatoes, and green leafy vegetables are excellent sources of vitamin

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Berries and Their Nutritional Health Benefits.

“On average, people who eat more berries seem to live a little bit longer”, that’s according to Eric Rimm, Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition and Director of the Program in Cardiovascular Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School. He suggested eating a cup

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Discover green tea and its health benefits.

Tea is one of the most widely consumed beverages worldwide, and is the second-most consumed drink after water, thanks also to afternoon tea sessions. Tea, from the plant Camellia sinensis, is consumed in different parts of the world as green, black, or Oolong tea. Among all of these, however, the most significant effects on human

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