Category Archives: Vitamins

Vitamins in Our Lives

Vitamins in Our Lives Vitamins are organic compounds in our lives that are sufficient for the activities of our cells and cause some problems in their deficiencies. They need to be supplied with nutrients from the outside because they are either not produced in our body or cannot be produced in sufficient quantities. They are… Read More »

THE POWER OF OMEGA 3 DURING PREGNANCY!

THE POWER OF OMEGA 3 DURING PREGNANCY! WHAT IS OMEGA 3? Omega 3 is one of the most important unsaturated fatty acids that cannot be produced by the body but must be taken from foods or supplements. It is divided into two as EPA and DHA, these oils are polyunsaturated fatty acids with a different… Read More »

Nutrition in Multiple Sclerosis Disease

Nutrition in Multiple Sclerosis Disease Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system and is thought to be autoimmune. Antibody production against myelin that protects nerve fibers is held responsible for Multiple Sclerosis disease. As a result, myelin destruction (demyelination) and axon damage occur. Multiple Sclerosis disease usually affects young… Read More »

BIOElements (WORK ELEMENTS – MINERALS)

What Does Trace BioElements Mean? 99% of our body weight consists of these six Bioelements. From oxygen (65%), carbon (18%), hydrogen (10%), nitrogen (3%), calcium (1.5%) and phosphorus (1%). For our body to function healthily, it needs many elements other than these elements. Although these minerals (elements) are called trace elements due to their extremely… Read More »

What is Potassium? 10 Foods That Contain Potassium

By consuming foods containing potassium, we can meet some of the amount of potassium our body needs daily. The third most abundant substance in our body is potassium. It is one of the most important substances for living cells. It is essential for muscle function, blood pressure, fluid, and electrolyte balance. By meeting the potassium… Read More »

What is Vitamin B6?

Vitamin B6 for the body to fulfill its daily functions, the need for macro and micronutrients must be fully met with a healthy and balanced diet. While proteins, carbohydrates, and fats in the structure of foods form macronutrients, micronutrients are vitamins and minerals. Vitamins and minerals play a supportive role as coenzymes and cofactors during… Read More »

The Gift of the Sun Vitamin D

The Gift of the Sun Vitamin D Although it is called a vitamin, it is a leading hormone and has been produced by life forms for 750 years. Most animals exposed to sunlight have the capacity to make vitamin D. In humans, vitamin D is of great importance for healthy body development, growth, and maintenance… Read More »