What we did not know about vitamins and minerals
• What do not we know about vitamins and minerals
Correct eating vitamins, you can add yourself ten years of life! Even the most exotic food combinations may not contain all essential vitamins and minerals, but the concentration of nutrients is much higher in some products.
Recent studies found that while calcium and good for the bones, but vitamin K is more useful. Goodbye, milk, hello, bananas!
In 1912, the Polish biochemist Casimir Funk for the first time introduced the concept of vitamins. He called them "vital amines" that is, "Amen life."
Some studies have shown that the cream "Mederma" (containing vitamin E and onion extract) is actually useless in the healing of scars.
Contact with vitamin E skin causes dermatitis in approximately 30% of the people.
Lack of iodine can cause thyroid disease in which the neck is swollen. It can also cause a slowdown in the growth of the child.
To make up for the lack of iodine was introduced in the use of iodized salt, and since then, the average IQ of the world has grown.
Hemp seeds have virtually optimum ratio of fatty acids, beneficial for the heart and immune system.
In the male body vitamin D is correlated with testosterone. The more sunlight gets the man, the higher the level of testosterone
black sapote - a kind of persimmon tastes like chocolate - contains four times more vitamin C than regular orange.
If you hold the bananas in the sun, they will increase the amount of vitamin D.
NASA make their astronauts eat clay to strengthen bones in a state of weightlessness. Through a combination of minerals in the clay, calcium contained in it is absorbed better than pure calcium.
In the extreme conditions of tea from pine needles can be a source of vitamin C, which showed the inhabitants of Leningrad during the siege. It is also believed that the pine needles to prevent scurvy.
In the scenes with cocaine actors usually use lactose powder. In case of intolerance to lactose powder used vitamin B.
Eating polar bear liver could kill you, thanks to the extremely high content of vitamin A. The Eskimos usually bury the liver after butchering, so it does not eat dog.
To obtain a potassium overdose, it is necessary to eat 400 bananas in 30 seconds.
Strontium is an element related to calcium, sometimes prescribed for the treatment of fractures and for strong bones. In some cases it is more effective than calcium!
Intravenous vitamin E sold in 1980 without the approval of the Office of the Food and Drug Administration, as it was thought that the vitamin may not be harmful. After the death of 40 babies Dr. Charles Bodenstein was able to convince Congress that the drug is dangerous, although pharmaceutical companies accused him of libel.
A serving of chili contains 400 times more vitamin C than oranges portion.
When the name of the vitamins missing letters from E to K, because the vitamins under the missing letters were either vitamin B subtypes or erroneous findings.
Molasses or molasses, extremely useful, though a by-product of sugar production. It contains significant amounts of calcium, magnesium, vitamin B6, potassium and iron.
In nine baked potato contains more than enough calories and essential amino acids for a day for a person weighing about 65 kg.
Numerous studies have shown that vitamin C and other supplements do not reduce the risk of colds or flu.
In the 1990s, it was created "golden rice", enriched with vitamin A. It could contribute to the prevention of childhood blindness in many countries, but has been denied due to prejudice against GMO products.
The potato is very useful. If you only eat potatoes, you will not have enough calcium and omega 3, but you'll get much more nutrients than you could think.
The four tablespoons maple syrup contain more calcium than the same quantity of milk, and more potassium than a banana.