Nutritional facts

Topics on different nutritional facts.

Probiotics

Posted on 16 July, 2020 in Nutritional facts

Probiotics are live microorganisms used for their beneficial health effects to the host. These microorganisms are non-pathogenic bacteria (small, single-celled organisms which do not promote or cause disease), and one…

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Amino acids

Posted on 16 July, 2020 in Nutritional facts

Amino acids are a group of nitrogen–containing organic compounds composing the building blocks of all proteins. Description Amino acids are essential to human metabolism and to making the human body…

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Prebiotics

Posted on 16 July, 2020 in Nutritional facts

Prebiotics are carbohydrates that act as food for the beneficial bacteria that live inside the human digestive system. Description Prebiotics are part of foods that cannot actually be digested by…

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Trans fats

Posted on 10 July, 2020 in Nutritional facts

Trans fatty acids, sometimes shortened to trans fats or TFA, are unsaturated fatty acids with at least one double bond in the trans configuration. Unsaturated fatty acids are derived metabolically…

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Omega-6 fatty acids

Posted on 10 July, 2020 in Nutritional facts

Omega-6 fatty acids are one of two groups of essential fatty acids (EFAs) that are required in human nutrition. The other EFA is the omega-3 fatty acid group. The omega-6…

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Omega-3 fatty acids

Posted on 10 July, 2020 in Nutritional facts

Omega-3 fatty acids are one of two groups of fatty acids—the omega-3s and the omega-6s—that are vital to human life. The omega-3 fatty acids get their name from the fact…

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