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Know yourself - Introductory Material

Probiotics And Prebiotics: A Little Help From Friendly Bacteria And The Food You Eat
Introductory article - Know Yourself - July 01, 2022
Your body is inhabited by trillions of bacterial cells. Some bacteria have the potential to harm you, but many benefit your health. Do probiotics, beneficial bacteria added to food, have a health promoting role and why are prebiotics important?
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Antioxidants
Introductory article - Know Yourself - June 10, 2022
Antioxidants are often promoted as "life preserving" nutrients: a must have in your diet be it from food or supplements. But what are antioxidants, what role do they play in supporting health, and are anti-oxidant supplements necessary?
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Hormones, Nutrient Digestion, Absorption, And Metabolism
Introductory article - Know Yourself - April 29, 2022
Several hormones are necessary for effective nutrient digestion, absorption,and metabolism of the foods and beverages you consume. What are these hormones and what functions do they perform?
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Cholesterol: The Good And The Bad
Introductory article - Know Yourself - March 18, 2022
Are you confused about cholesterol? Which foods contain "good" or "bad" cholesterol? If you have high blood cholesterol what does it mean for your health and what can you do to lower your blood cholesterol levels?
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Protein: Categories And Functions
Introductory article - Know Yourself - January 21, 2022
The thousands of proteins synthesized in your body are categorized by the functions they perform. They differ in their amino acid profile and arrangement.
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