Blog posts of '2022' 'December'

Vitamin C supplementation
(0) Vitamin C supplementation
Food (fruits and vegetables) are the best source of vitamin C. Vegetables and fruit should be consumed raw and freshly after preparation, as vitamin C is very perishable and not very resistant to high temperatures. Fruits and vegetables should be eaten immediately after cutting or blended into juices to avoid oxidation. If your diet is poor in raw fruit and vegetables, it is worth considering supplementation to cover your daily requirement of vitamin C.
Woman and Menopause
(0) Woman and Menopause
A number of studies have shown that differences among women going thru menopauses are also dependent on their lifestyles. Exercise is important not just for your general health; it improves your bone density and alleviates the symptoms of menopause. Diet too, has been shown to make a difference. The diet should -Contain less than 20% of calories from fat. -Restrict meat -Be rich in variety fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. -Include at least one serving a day of tofu or some other soy product.
Watch out for your liver
(0) Watch out for your liver
Our liver is a unique organ as it possesses powerful repair and regeneration capabilities. We are able to donate a part of our liver to the patient in need and it will eventually regrow. On the other hand, it is very hard to pinpoint the pain from our liver as it does not contain pain receptor. Most people experience little to no symptoms when having liver damage leaving us unaware of liver condition until it becomes critical. Therefore, regular body check-up is recommended to monitor the health of our liver. Below are the stages of liver damage that will affect the functions of liver and serious damage may lead to death.
Vitamin C – Are you taking the right C
(0) Vitamin C – Are you taking the right C
Vitamin C is a popular supplement. There are several forms of vitamin C available. Naturally you may wonder which vitamin C is best absorbed or has the best bioavailability? Bioavailability refers to the degree to which a nutrient becomes available to the target tissue after it has been administered. Does Vitamin C Type Affect Bioavailability? Vitamin C is also known as ascorbic acid, which is the form used in most supplements. However, there are other forms of vitamin C, including, sodium ascorbate (a mineral ascorbate), calcium ascorbate (a mineral ascorbate), other mineral ascorbates, ascorbic acid with bioflavonoids or combination products that blend different forms. Regardless of the form of vitamin C, their bioavailability is very similar. Although some singular studies show minor differences, the body of research surrounding vitamin C supplementation reflects that absorption remains high no matter which form you choose.
Importance of probiotics in human health
(0) Importance of probiotics in human health
Probiotics can help to maintain a healthy balance in our body. For example, probiotic help to work to fight off the bad bacteria entered our body when we are sicks. Probiotics will fight to restore the balance within our body and making us feel better. Probiotic also help to support our immune function and controlling inflammation.