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.

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?…

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…

Ten Healthy Foods to Regulate Digestion

The food you eat conditions the health of your digestive system. If you eat a diet rich in sugar, poor quality fats, and refined flours, your odds of suffering from stomach problems are high. To prevent these problems, we’ve decided…

Should You Eat Five Meals a Day?

You’ve probably heard that you should eat five meals a day, either because it helps you lose weight, because it speeds up your metabolism, or because you have to eat every three hours so you don’t feel hungry. But is…