Food and antioxidants.

Free radicals are toxins? Yes and no, because everything depends on the balance between the reactive species (molecules resulting from cellular respiration for example, that have a surplus electron in the outer layer) and the antioxidants that neutralize them. The two systems coexist, since the generation of free radicals is, for excellence, and a continuous physiological process serving […]

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Avocado mousse with carob and chia

Muitas vezes o período noturno exibe dificuldades na escolha alimentar. Muitas pessoas ignoram ou relevam o fato do relógio biológico não estar girando a todo vapor neste horário. O catabolismo e o início do processo de limpeza que ocorre durante o sono é otimizado com refeições leves e brandas em sal, açúcar, gorduras e demais […]

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Functional foods: Food beyond nutrition.

What does being functional? "The food or ingredient with functional properties and / or health can, beyond their basic nutritional functions, in the case of nutrient produce metabolic and / or physiological and / or beneficial to health and should be safe for unsupervised consumption doctor” (AGÊNCIA NACIONAL DE VIGILÂNCIA SANITÁRIA, 1999). Veja aqui uma lista […]

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