Nutrition

Are you feeding your body properly? Sometimes diets leave us with nutritional deficiencies, which can translate into sickness, tiredness, and even certain disorders. We’ll teach you in this section what foods are the most nutritious and what diets and habits you should adopt to meet all of your needs.

Can I Eat Pasta and Rice at Night?

A widespread belief in nutrition is that it isn’t a good idea to eat pasta or rice at night, either because it makes you gain weight or because it’s bad for your health. The truth is that these foods can…

Mercury in Fish: Should You be Concerned?

Nearly everyone knows that there are many health benefits to eating fish due to its high contribution of unsaturated fatty acids. However, there’s growing concern about the risks of mercury in fish. In today’s article, you’ll find out if the…

Why You Should Avoid Commercial Bread

Commercial bread is tempting due to its irresistible sweet taste and the fact that it’s very easy to find. However, it’s actually junk food. Continue reading to find out why this type of bread isn’t healthy and why you shouldn’t…

Minerals in Foods for Cardiovascular Health

Currently, the diet that predominates in the world is the Western diet. This is characterized by a high intake of saturated fats, sodium, and sugar. Thus, it’s deficient in minerals that keep the body balanced. This is because the consumption…

Microbiota-Accessible Carbohydrates (MACs)

Microbiota-accessible carbohydrates (MACs) are carbohydrates that are resistant to digestion by a host’s metabolism. In fact, various studies have linked them with increased microbial diversity and better overall health. Microbiota-accessible carbohydrates (MACs) Microbiota-accessible carbohydrates (MACs) are indigestible polysaccharides the microbiota…

Avitaminosis: The Lack of Vitamins

Avitaminosis is the total absence of vitamins in a body. However, this is a very rare condition. Hypovitaminosis, a deficiency of vitamin D, is a lot more common. Vitamins are necessary nutrients for our bodies. However, it’s relatively easy not…

Can Diet Soda Make You Gain Weight?

Currently, diet soda is replacing many sugary sodas and other drinks. Worrying about gaining weight leads many of us to opt for drinks lower in calories. However, can diet soda have the opposite effect and actually make you gain weight?…

Scientifically Proven Benefits of Nutmeg

Nutmeg is a spice from Indonesia that has medicinal properties. People use this spice often in gastronomy, as it enhances the flavor of many recipes. Although many prefer to grate it on meals, others like to enjoy it in teas.…

The Health Benefits of Conjugated Linoleic Acids

Conjugated linoleic acids are slightly modified essential fatty acids. This characteristic offers a series of health benefits to the body, especially when it comes to the regulation of appetite. Despite this, there are many claims about nutritional properties that aren’t…

What Are the Water-Soluble Vitamins?

Vitamins are necessary nutrients for the body’s proper functioning. Overall, there are both fat-soluble or water-soluble vitamins, depending on where they dissolve, as the names suggest. Unlike some minerals, they act in very small amounts. In addition, the body is unable…

What Are Hydrogenated Fats?

There are many types of fats in foods. Some are healthy, while others are harmful. Hydrogenated fats are vegetable fats that can behave like animal fats in the body. In this regard, they’re also called trans fats, which change their…

Alternatives to Whey and Their Properties

You can’t always find buttermilk, and when you don’t, you can use whey or alternatives to whey to make it. Today, we’d like to show you some whey substitutes. We’ll also discuss their benefits and properties. Whey is a slightly…

Enriched and Fortified Food – What is It

If you read the food labels when you go shopping you’ll often see they’re either enriched or fortified or both. OK, but what exactly does that mean? What’s the difference between one and the other? Are these food items truly…