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Health sponsor – vitamin D

Health sponsor – vitamin D

19:51, 06 April 2012
In 2007, based on the analysis of research from many centres, American scientists determined that the supplementation of 2000 units of vitamin D daily eliminated seasonal flu and reduced its range dramatically. Research also confirmed that vitamin D deficiency results in reduced immunity and chronic bacterial and mycotic infections.
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Life in a silicon valley

Life in a silicon valley

19:45, 04 April 2012
Although it is only app. 0.007% of a human body mass, silicon is one of key microelements which condition of correct physiological processes. Some aspects of this effect are still examined in advanced medical research, e.g. the role of silicon in fighting tumours.
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Importance of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the human body

Importance of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the human body

19:28, 02 April 2012
In the diet of our ancestors, the levels of omega-6 fatty acids were five times higher than these of omega-3 fatty acids. At present, due to changes in the selection of foodstuffs and methods of food processing, these proportions have changed and they are as much as 24:1; it is, therefore, much more difficult to satisfy the body's demand for omega-3 fatty acids.
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Elements in a human body

Elements in a human body

14:02, 24 February 2012
Physiological life processes depend not only on the composition and concentration of separate elements but also on their proportions in the body. For separate areas of the body, there is a precisely specified ion balance, which is maintained stable. Based on proportions between certain elements, metabolic activity may be assessed as well as the correctness of physiological processes.
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Supplements – natural or artificial

Supplements – natural or artificial

13:46, 21 February 2012
We take nutritious preparations, in other words dietary supplements, i.e. vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fatty acids, amino acids etc. We should know what supplement to choose and what its role in our body is. There is a wide offer of dietary supplements in the market. What should we take into account when choosing the best supplement?
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Dietary supplementation

Dietary supplementation

13:11, 20 February 2012
Dietary supplements always played a very important role in medicine, in treatment as well as in prevention and rehabilitation. At the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, the development of diagnostic sciences enabled the discovery and classification of biochemically active compounds which are necessary for correct development and functioning of the human body.
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