Category: Nutrients

Vitamin B is a group of vitamins that are water-soluble. The most prevalent function of vitamin B group is to assist in healthy cell metabolism. The reason for vitamin B to be divided in the group of numbers is due to the initial classification of vitamin B as a single chemical composition. Subsequent research has… Read More »

Iron is a metal, defined as a chemical element with the symbol Fe. It is the most dominant by mass element on Earth. Iron is a very important biological element that forms complexes with molecular oxygen present in the blood components of hemoglobin and myoglobin. Side effects, conditions and dangers of too much iron intake… Read More »

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble organic compound (a.k.a. Retinol). It contributes to health of eyes, teeth, soft tissues, mucous membranes and skeletal composition. It is also an essential element for the maintenance of the immune system and embryonic development. Vitamin A is a component of retinol and carotene. Some of the richest sources of vitamin A… Read More »

Milk is a fluid of white color produced by the mammals’ mammary glands. Its purpose is to provide essential nutrition to infant mammals before they are capable of processing other types of food. An agricultural industry extracts milk from mammals and introduces it to the chain of human food. Dairy farms worldwide produced approximately 750… Read More »

Carbonated soft drinks  (a.k.a.  Soda, pop, carbonated beverage, fizzy drink) Soft drink is a type of beverage which is primarily based on carbonated water where a natural or an artificial sweetener is used as a flavoring ingredient. The most common sweetening agents used in carbonated beverages are: Sugar High fructose corn syrup Fruit juice Chemical… Read More »

Vitamin C is classified as L-ascorbic acid (ascorbic acid) and is one of the 13 essential vitamins. It’s a water-soluble vitamin that contributes to normal body development. Since vitamin C is an essential nutrient  (meaning your body does not produce or store sufficient quantities of it), it is necessary to have enough of vitamin C… Read More »

Water (in its pure state) is a compound that exists in a form of liquid that has no odor, taste or color. Almost 70 percent of the planet is covered by water. Water can exist in four states – as liquid, gas, a solid ice substance  and in a super-critical state when liquid and gas… Read More »