Nutrition Diet

Nowadays food processing is a fact. However, often meals rich in processed carbohydrates, such as those found in white bakery products (e.g. white bread) and white pasta, can cause sudden increases in blood glucose and triglyceride levels. Such high glycemic index meals lead to a vicious cycle of postprandial hyperglycemia and reactive hypoglycemia, favoring the appearance of cellular stress, which...

Do I need a folate supplement in pregnancy? Pregnancy is one of the most important periods in a woman’s life. During this time, both energy needs as well as requirements on vitamins, minerals and micronutrients are increased. An unbalanced and nutritionally poor diet can have mild to severe effects on both the mother and the fetus. Folate or folic acid is a...