Minerals

Iron

Worldwide, dietary iron deficiency is considered to be the most common nutritional problem. Essential for life, iron is a component of haemoglobin, the red pigment in blood that transports oxygen from the lungs to all part of the body to cells and removes the waste product carbon dioxide; the body also needs iron to make

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Zinc

Zinc, a dietary essential trace element, is primarily an intracellular metal involved in numerous metabolic processes, i.e., as a catalyst, structural element, or regulatory ion. Zinc is involved in the major metabolic pathways contributing to the metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates, energy, nucleic acids and lipids. Needed for enzyme activities, essential for the body’s normal function

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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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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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