- Alzheimer’s: Alzheimer’s is named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer, the disease is a type of dementia that affects memory, language, thought and behavior. Symptoms of the disease may vary from person to person, can first appear after sixty.
- Anabolism: which consists in transforming the nutrients absorbed by the body into living tissue
- Calcium: is a vital mineral present in the human body, it is needed to build strong bones, muscles, and teeth and for your heart.
- Calcium deficiency: also known as Hypocalcemia, occurs when the blood has low levels of calcium, may result from health issues or dietary factors.Chronic calcium deficiency can result in osteoporosis, osteopenia and rickets.
- Calorie: In nutrition terms, Calories are a measure of food energy, the amount of energy you burn exercising.Protein, fats and Carbs in the foods and drinks we eat provide food energy or “calories.”1 large calorie equals 1,000 small calories, as 1 kg equals 1,000 grams.
- Carbohydrates: or carbs (sugar molecules), are the main source of energy for the body, a type of macronutrient found in certain foods bread, beans, milk, popcorn, potatoes…
- Catabolism: which involves the breakdown of other elements whose destruction releases the energy necessary for the functioning of the entire organism.
- Cholesterol: is a waxy substance found in your blood, the most common type of steroid in the body. To survive, our body needs cholesterol it to build cells and make vitamins and other hormones.Cholesterol has gotten something of a bad name, can increase your risk of heart disease.
- Diet: is the combination of drink and foods typically consumed by an individual or a group. Diets are determined by nutritional needs, varies between different countries, community and cultural beliefs.
- Dehydration: Dehydration is the lack (deficit) of water in the body, it often affects the elderly who are less quick to feel thirsty
- Enzyme: a substance that acts as a catalyst, that help speed up metabolism, or the chemical reactions in the human body (digestion, liver function.. ).
- Epilepsy: Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disease defined by the repetition of epileptic seizures, it affects mostly children and adolescents
- Glycogen: Glycogen is a complex carbohydrate found in the liver and muscles. It is a large molecule that stores energy in reserve.
- Intermittent fasting or “fasting” consists of alternating periods of fasting and periods of normal eating. To cleanse the body, lose weight…
- Lipid: are organic compounds that contain hydrocarbons and which form the framework for the structure and function of living cells.Lipids can be classified into two main classes: Nonsaponifiable lipids and Saponifiable lipids
- lacto-vegetarian diet: is a diet that abstains from the consumption of meat as well as eggs while still consuming dairy products
- Nutrient: A substance (such as fat, protein, vitamin, or mineral) found in food.These compounds are used by the body to have good health.
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids: are important fats that help build a healthy body and provide many health benefits.
- Proteins: They are made up of a sequence of amino acids, largely provided by the diet. Proteins are essential to the body, they play a structural role in the immune response and the transport of oxygen in the body