The human body is made of proteins and cell components that prevent them from disintegrating and allowing them to perform their duties consist primarily of protein. For a simple explanation, one could say that each type of protein is formed by a specific set of “partition” these are called amino acids. The human body needs about 22 amino acids to form all the proteins that make up in their cells produced 14 types of amino acids, but the others, called essential amino acids must be obtained from food. Much of the chemical activity of the organization is to destroy the series of walls in food and rearrange to form other series, i.e., other proteins.
Carbohydrates are the nutrients most underrated, but provide energy to the body, help regulate the breakdown of protein and protect it from toxins.
Glucose, for example, is the main fuel of the human body, whose cells can also use other fuels, including fat, glucose is a carbohydrate called monosaccharides, ie sweet-tasting substances, consisting of a single molecule. Continue reading “Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats”
Cholesterol is a waxy substance complex is part of cell membranes. The body also uses it to produce vitamin D, hormones, bile acid and to form neural tissue. It is carried in the bloodstream by lipoproteins, ie, proteins that contain lipids or fats. According to some studies, to increase the amount of blood cholesterol, the greater the risk of heart disease.
Cholesterol is found in foods, but only 15 percent of all cholesterol in the blood comes from food, which means that if you minimize the intake of cholesterol, however the effect this will have on blood will be almost negligible since it mostly occurs as the body itself in the liver. On the other hand, it is considered that excessive intake of saturated fats stimulates the production of cholesterol in the liver. Continue reading “Cholesterol”
A person is considered obese when has 20% more weight than a person with the same age, sex and height. Obesity is considered a health problem rather than a simple matter of aesthetics, as it increases the risk of a person to suffer from some diseases. For example, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and stroke are two times more common in obese than in normal weight.
In simple terms, obesity results from an imbalance in the energy exchange. Too much energy is taken food without spending the same amount in the activities. The body takes the excess calories, making them into fat and storing which can lead to a weight problem.
* Diet high in fats and sugars from childhood
* Trend hereditary
* Endocrine-Metabolic Imbalance
* Emotional stress
* Sedentary lifestyle
* Love of Food
GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS AND TIPS HOME
* Avoid chewing gum. The calories in chewing gum are few but increase the appetite.
* Stay active, take a brisk walk every day before breakfast or snack to burn calories. Climb the stairs instead of the elevator, walking cycling or swimming. Continue reading “DISEASES: OBESITY”
The açai berry is the miraculous discovery of the Brazilian rain forest and is the latest anti-aging trend.
More and more fruit, berries or other plants find their way out of nature in the anti-aging beauty-conscious Kosmetiktigel and thus in the faces of people. Here the plants and fruits are attributed to keep almost revolutionary capabilities in terms of their effect on aging skin. The Goji berry of the açai berry is thus morning from the Amazon region of Brazil’s rain forest. In Brazil it is already known and used in a mixture with guarana, honey and ice cream and cereal by bodybuilders and surfers as you fit. But the natives know this berry for a long time and they are mixed in their fixed menu, in the form of syrup with fish and cassava.
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Everything in moderation! This also applies to the drinking of beer. For small amounts of beer is healthy.
The golden beer with the sleek, white foam head has a high priority in several countries. There is a lot of drinking, whether at concerts, after exercise or sports, whether in the beer garden or in the restaurant – beer is and remains popular. That has always been not only because of the intoxicating effect and taste. The ancient Egyptians prescribed beer in diseases such as hemorrhoids and constipation, with worms and cough. The Greeks discovered that beer has another side. Hippocrates himself held in his parchments that beer makes you healthy and happy prescribed for fever, insomnia and dehydration.
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To survive, fats and oils are essential. The best of poly-unsaturated fatty acids as they occur for example, in medicinal plants.
Fats are found in all living cells and are important energy storage; especially much information is contained in seeds and fruits. Even for the human body fats and oils are extremely important and must be taken with food to avoid malnutrition. Particularly, healthy polyunsaturated fatty acids of omega 6 and omega 3 series. Continue reading “Fats and oils in medicinal plants: Panacea fatty acids”