Carbohydrates, saccharides, simple sugars, sugars, carbohydrates, as many names as biochemical structures or roles for the body. Indeed, carbohydrates represent a very important nutrient because they are an immediate source of energy. What do we need? What does the glycemic index mean? Everything you need to know about carbohydrates can be found in this article. […]
Magnesium is one of the minerals most present in the body. Among its many roles, magnesium is involved in more than 300 enzymatic reactions. But what do we need in magnesium? When should we consume it? Foodvisor explains everything you need to know about magnesium.
1. WHAT EXACTLY ARE PROTEINS? Proteins are the building blocks of our organism, which maintain our structure throughout the body. They are made up of about 100 amino acids linked together. Some of these amino acids are said to be indispensable because they must be provided by the diet. Our body can reproduce the rest […]
Breakfast is an essential meal of the day since it is after a rather long night fast (7 to 10 hours) as well as before a day full of activities. Breakfast will then have two roles: to recover from the nocturnal fast and to bring energy for the day’s activities. The ideal balanced breakfast According […]
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin that is not synthesized by the body. It must therefore be provided by the diet on a daily basis. This vitamin is known for its anti-fatigue action but it has many other properties. The multiple roles of vitamin C Vitamin C is involved in […]
Vitamins A, C, E, tannins, flavonoids are antioxidants. Antioxidants are essential to our health. They protect our body from free radicals (aggressive particles) and in this way reduce the risk of many diseases. What’s a free radical? Before we understand what an antioxidant is, we need to know the molecules they are fighting against: oxidants. […]
Potassium is a chemical element essential to the body. It plays a major role in helping the heart function properly. The variation of kalemia, i.e. the level of potassium in the blood, can have many causes and consequences. What is potassium? Potassium is part of the body’s electrolytes. Electrolytes are minerals that carry an electrical […]