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Les bijoux peuvent contenir du nickel

A Nickel Allergy and Diet: a Possible Link?

Antonella Giordano June 29, 2022 ,

Nickel is a metal that is found in water, soil, air and the biosphere. It is used with other metals to form alloys and is widely used in the production of stainless steel. Nickel is one of the main elements responsible for allergic contact dermatitis. (more…)

Fruits riches en eau

TOP 10 Water-Rich Foods

Cinzia Cuneo June 26, 2022 , ,

Water is the most important element of our body. It accounts for 60 to 65 % of the weight of adults. This proportion varies according to age and decreases over the years. In order to compensate for the losses (about 2 liters per day), we must drink daily. Some of this hydration can come from water-rich foods, especially vegetables and fruits, which will also provide you with fiber, vitamins and antioxidants. (more…)

monosodium glutamate

Monosodium Glutamate (MSG): How to Replace it

Cinzia Cuneo June 17, 2022 ,

Monosodium glutamate, also known as sodium glutamate, or MSG, is the sodium salt of glutamic acid. It occurs naturally in many foods, including peas, mushrooms, tomatoes and some cheeses. It is used in the food industry as a flavor enhancer, as it balances and improves the overall perception of other foods, conferring the umami effect. (more…)

Jeunes pousses

Green Shoots and Sprouts: Benefits and Risks

Cinzia Cuneo June 10, 2022

Green shoots and sprouts are seeds of vegetables, legumes, cereals, grasses, or nuts and seeds that are germinated and picked a few days/weeks after they have germinated, before they become plants in their own right. (more…)

Doctor discussing H. Pylori with patient

Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) and Nutrition

Kathryn Adel June 6, 2022

H. pylori is a bacteria which is found in saliva and feces. It can be transmitted when you kiss someone, when you shake hands with someone who has not washed their hands properly, or by consuming contaminated water or food. This is the leading cause of stomach ulcers. The bacteria multiply in the lining of the stomach and duodenum, damaging stomach tissue, and can lead to gastritis and/or a gastric ulcer. If left untreated, it can also increase the risk of stomach cancer. (more…)

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