The main function of calcium is obvious with 99% of it being in our skeleton, the other 1% is vital for blood clotting and transmission of signals to cells.
5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is the in-between step as the amino acid tryptophan converts to serotonin.
Where would we be without water? Actually no longer alive, dehydration causes death, due to the kidneys shutting down.
Gluten is the substance that gives cakes and bread their elastic ‘stickability’. Without gluten, grain baking can crumble and not hold together so well.
Our skin strength is supported by our production of collagen, which is the primary protein involved in all of our connective tissue.
Vitamin C is a water soluble vitamin, hence is not stored in the body to any large extent,
This debilitating condition affects women more than men and over 50% of patients have a family history.
What are they? Where do they come from?
Carnitine is an essential nutrient for the transport of long chain fatty acids (Omega 3) into the mitochondria –basically it helps us make energy.
We humans are 18-20% protein by weight. Our skin, hair, cartilage, tendons, muscles and bones are all composed of the different proteins.
Life can run a smoother path when we indulge in generous amounts of laughter and smiles.
Artificial sweeteners are being used in an endeavour to improve health, but is this sensible?