THE IMPORTANCE OF DIETARY FIBER In considering nutrition labels, most of us see the main categories: total calories, fat, carbohydrates and sugar, but how often is ignored fiber content in food?
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WHOLE EGG In this study we analyzed the protein from egg whites, called ovalbumin. Unlike other foods, egg whites or aminogram chain are complete with all the essential amino acids that our body cannot synthesize on its own.
WHAT IS NUTRITION? Nutrition is the discipline that studies food and its use by the body. It is a key element of health: some diseases are directly related to what we eat. Update on the growing importance of science.
UNCONTROLLED DESIRE TO EAT Have you ever eaten any one of you a bag of cookies while watching TV? Or perhaps you’ve already emptied a huge bag of chips to the last crumb!
AVOID CERTAIN FOOD BEHAVIORS Some eating habits can directly induce cancer: thus the incidence of stomach cancer is high among those who consume too much meat and smoked fish and not enough fruit and vegetables. Colon cancers are more common in those who consume in excess of grilled meats, rather burned at high temperatures; the [...]
COOKING TYPES AND STORING SAFELY Cooking in water. They do not carry any risk. They have the disadvantage of reducing the palatability of food and, for vegetables, partially destroy the vitamins, minerals such as, spend part of the cooking water. Nevertheless, there are many culinary tricks that are per-giving foods and cooked flavor: the use [...]
COOKING HABITS AND CANCER Modes of food processing are a well recognized cause of appearance of cancers. How to store and cook your food is paramount.
DIETARY PROTEIN Proteins are complex organic compounds whose basic structure is a chain of amino acids. Every cell in the human body contains protein. Protein is an important part of the skin, muscles, organs and glands. The protein is also found in all body fluids, except bile and urine.
ARTICHOKE Artichoke is a vegetable that grows in the Mediterranean region. It is a very leafy plant. Unfortunately most of us don’t know much about artichoke so in our daily diet we don’t consume it. It has a very high nutritional and unique value in terms of vitamin and minerals. In this article we will [...]
COCONUT The scientific name of coconut is “cocos nucifera” and grows in tropical regions. This plant is native to Morocco. Coconut has been used for centuries in tropical region for rehydration, health and beauty. In this article we will describe benefits and content of coconut.