|Essential Amino acids in a Vegan diet|
| There are many debates regarding the amount of essential amino acids in vegan ingredients.|
Here is a comparison of amino acids in raw beef and raw pink lentils:
|Perfect Vitamin for Vegans: Klamath Blue Green Algae|
|The vitamin B-complex profile of AFA (Klamath Blue Green Algae) is very high, especially vitamins B2, B6 and B12. One gram of wild blue-green algae supplies more than the Recommended Daily Allowance of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is essential for the production of red blood cells. It helps them to dev ...|
| I've been looking into this for a while - I'm sure we all regularly get asked how we get our protein :-? - and I thought I'ld share the results. |
Protein is necessary for Protein Biosynthesis: this is when an animal ingests protein, the protein is digested and broken ...
|Probiotics and Prebiotics|
|Over the past couple of years, I've noticed a lot of yoghurts and yoghurt drinks being advertised as containing probiotics or prebiotics. These adverts often make claims about the product reducing bloating and digestive discomfort, and boosting the immune system. Many of my friends and colleagu ...|
| Chloride |
The element chlorine itself is a poisonous gas that is soluble in water; in nature and in our body, it exists primarily as the chloride anion, the negatively charged ion that joins with cations such as sodium to make salt (sodium chloride) and with hydrogen to make stomach acid (hy ...
| Selenium |
What is selenium?
Selenium is a trace mineral that is essential to good health but required only in small amounts. Selenium is incorporated into proteins to make selenoproteins, which are important antioxidant enzymes. The antioxidant properties of selenoproteins help preve ...
| Phosphorus |
Along with the B vitamins, phosphorus is needed to extract energy from food, particularly fats and starches. It is a component of healthy bones, teeth, gums and many other tissues. Phosphorus also helps with kidney functioning and heart regularity. It lessens arthritis pain. But ...
| Iodine |
Occurrence on earth
Iodine naturally occurs in the environment chiefly as dissolved iodide in seawater, although it is also found in some minerals and soils. The element may be prepared in an ultrapure form through the reaction of potassium iodide with copper(II) sulfate. The ...
| Vitamin D |
Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that is found in food and can also be made in your body after exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun. Sunshine is a significant source of vitamin D because UV rays from sunlight trigger vitamin D synthesis in the skin.
The major bio ...
| Vitamin A |
Vitamin A is an essential human nutrient. It may be found in any of these forms:
Retinol , the animal form of vitamin A, is a yellow fat-soluble, antioxidant vitamin with importance in vision and bone growth, it belongs to the family of chemical compounds known as retinoi ...
|Nutrients project feedback and suggestions|
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| Magnesium |
Magnesium is a mineral needed by every cell of your body. About half of your body's magnesium stores are found inside cells of body tissues and organs, and half are combined with calcium and phosphorus in bone. Only one percent of the magnesium in your body is found in blood. Y ...
| Vitamin K |
Vitamin K is found in nature in two forms - K1, also called phylloquinone, is found in plants and vitamin K2, also called menaquinone, which can be synthesized by many bacteria. Vitamin K3, menadione, is a synthetic form of this vitamin which is manmade.
Sources of Vitami ...
| Vitamin C |
Vitamin C is a nutrient required in very small amounts to allow a range of essential metabolic reactions in the body. Vitamin C is principally known as a water-soluble anti-oxidant and has been found to prevent scurvy.
There's no question that vitamin C plays a role in con ...
|Vitamin B1, Thiamine|
| Vitamin B1, Thiamine |
What is Thiamine?
Vitamin B1, also called thiamine, is one of eight water-soluble B vitamins. All B vitamins help the body to convert carbohydrates into glucose (sugar), which is "burned" to produce energy. These B vitamins, often referred to as B comp ...
|Nutrients project preferences Help|
| Look and Feel:|
Number of rows per page - defines how many products will be shown on each page.
Show header after each N rows - defines after how many rows the header containing nutrients' names will be repeated. It is very handy when you have hundreds of products displayed per page ...
| Iron, Fe|
Iron is an essential element for most life on Earth, including human beings. The control of this necessary but potentially toxic substance is an important part of many aspects of human health and disease. Hematologists have been especially interested in the system of iron me ...
| Calcium, Ca |
The main function of calcium in human body is structural. The skeleton of a young adult male contains about 1.2 kg of calcium. There is continuous movement of calcium between the skeleton and blood and other parts of the body. This is finely controlled by hormones.
|Phytochemicals - Vitamins of the Future?|
| The American Cancer Society has developed guidelines for nutrition and cancer prevention. These guidelines are similar to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and include the following:|
* Choose most of the foods you eat from plant sources.
* Limit your intake of high-fat foods, ...
|food.vegtalk.org - documentation|
| A few words about project:|
It's a huge data base with vegan products, and nutrients in each of them.
The most important feature is the ability to sort by the amount of nutrient per 100g of edible portion in the product. So for example if you have Deficiency will help you find which p ...
|Water is essential for all life on Earth , including mammals and mankind. Humans can survive for several weeks without food, but for only a few days without water. A constant supply is needed to replenish the fluids lost through normal physiological activities, such as respiration, sweating and ur ...|