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Zinco para crianças e sua importância na alimentação infantil

Um dos nutrientes essenciais, muitas vezes subestimado, é o zinco. Este pequeno mineral desempenha um papel gigante no crescimento, desenvolvimento e manutenção da saúde das crianças.     Neste artigo, exploraremos a importância do zinco na alimentação infantil, revelando como esse nutriente vital influencia diversos aspectos da vida das crianças, desde o fortalecimento do sistema imunológico […]

Dietary supplements for the elderly: which ones are recommended

Ageing is a natural part of life, and each stage brings with it unique challenges and needs, especially when it comes to nutrition. As we age, our bodies go through changes that affect the way we absorb and utilize nutrients from food. It is therefore crucial that the elderly receive the nutritional attention [...]

Nutrition in old age: what it is, its importance and needs

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A terceira idade é uma fase da vida marcada por conquistas, sabedoria e experiências valiosas. No entanto, também traz desafios específicos, especialmente quando se trata da saúde e nutrição. À medida que envelhecemos, nosso corpo passa por mudanças naturais que podem afetar a forma como absorvemos nutrientes essenciais, nossa energia e nossa qualidade de vida. […]

Nutritional Assessment: what it is, how it's done and the main stages

Nutritional assessment is an essential tool in the field of health and nutrition, playing a crucial role in understanding an individual's physical condition, health and nutritional needs. In this article, we will explore what nutritional assessment is, how it is carried out and the main steps involved in this fundamental process. If you are a healthcare professional, patient [...]

What choline is good for and its benefits for the body

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Have you ever wondered what choline is good for? When it comes to health, from time to time certain names come to the fore, whether it's vitamin C, iron, green juice, Ora-pro-nóbis... It's common for a vitamin, food, nutrient or even a product to be on the rise and related to health. But [...]

How to consume good fats for your health  

Do you know how good fats have a positive effect on your health? Also known as lipids or cholesterol, fats are a class of biological molecules made up of fatty acids and alcohol. When people think of them, they are often thought of as bad, but we'll explain that there are also good ones and how they can [...]

Summer tips: choices that give you energy and fit in your bag

Imagine you decided to practice your favorite sport outdoors, what would you take with you? From water for hydration to specific equipment for the possibility of practicing, there are things that can't be left out. To help you on your adventure, we've put together some summer tips that will give you a boost [...]

3 nutrients that help healthy ageing

No Brasil, o número de idosos é cada vez maior e o que vemos é uma geração mais positiva e saudável em relação ao envelhecimento. Quando o assunto é bem-estar na terceira idade, a alimentação saudável está entre os principais pilares. Por isso, vamos falar de três nutrientes que ajudam na manutenção da saúde dos […]

Nutrição infantil: saúde por toda a vida

Nutrição infantil: saúde por toda a vida

A chave para uma boa nutrição infantil está na construção de hábitos alimentares saudáveis desde os primeiros anos de vida. Isso porque, assim como as demais atividades sensório motoras, de movimentação e percepção sensorial, como manipular, cheirar e degustar, a alimentação é uma habilidade que amadurece durante a infância e é influenciada por diversos fatores […]

Demystifying carbohydrates: 5 facts you need to know

Demystifying carbohydrates: 4 facts you need to know

Along with proteins and fats, carbohydrates are one of the three main food groups. And although they are constantly linked to the global obesity epidemic, they are one of the key points of good nutrition, did you know? Here are five facts that will help you demystify carbohydrates. #1 It's our main source of energy [...]

5 tips for controlling blood sugar

5 tips for controlling blood sugar

Controlling blood glucose is indispensable for patients with diabetes, reducing the risk of complications and unfavorable long-term outcomes, but it is also a valuable tool for those who are just looking for a healthier life. And although there is no magic formula for achieving this goal, some steps are always present in successful recipes: [...]

Dietary fibers: why include them in your diet

Dietary fibers: why include them in your diet

A diet rich in fiber is constantly associated with good digestive function. But its value doesn't stop there: the consumption of dietary fiber is also linked to lower cholesterol levels, a lower incidence of cancer, diabetes control and the regulation of intestinal microbiota. Despite the long list of benefits, low [...]

ESPEN: muscle and brain health support healthy ageing

Um dos temas abordados na ESPEN deste ano foi o que é e o que promove o envelhecimento saudável. A resposta envolve saúde muscular e saúde cerebral, uma vez que o envelhecimento está associado ao declínio cognitivo e físico. Destaca-se: Ter independência, pois a massa muscular promove a função física; Memória preservada – a qual […]

Envelhecimento ativo e saudável e dicas para ter qualidade de vida

De acordo com o IBGE (2018), a expectativa de vida do brasileiro continua aumentando. E essa tendência impacta diretamente no processo do envelhecimento ativo e saudável. Desde 1940, em relação a 2018, já são 30,8 anos a mais para desfrutarmos da experiência que é viver. Agora, com a expectativa de vida maior, nos preocupamos bem […]

Elderly people are more prone to physical frailty

Studies indicate that half of the population over 65 suffers from a loss of muscle mass; the condition becomes even more serious if it is associated with malnutrition Physical frailty is a clinical condition that affects the elderly aged 65 and over, due to a series of factors, most of which result from the [...]

High temperatures can reduce energy and appetite in summer

Hydration, light physical activity and oral supplementation are recommended by specialists to avoid this condition There are those who love it and those who hate it. But in general, summer is a beloved and much-anticipated season for fans of beaches and outdoor sports. However, even for fans of the hottest season of the year, it also [...]

Do you know the benefits of hydrolyzed rice protein?

Hydrolyzed rice protein: a nutritionist explains why it is considered an excellent alternative for allergy sufferers, vegans, the elderly and athletes. We've talked several times on our blog about the importance of adequate intake of all macronutrients, especially protein, a very important nutrient to avoid malnutrition, a condition that can aggravate the clinical [...]

[E-book] Livro de Receitas Saudáveis para o Natal

[E-book] Livro de Receitas Saudáveis para o Natal

  Então é Natal! Época de comemorar mais um ano com a família, amigos e próximos. Época de receber e oferecer mimos e, é claro, aproveitar para sentar à mesa com as pessoas que você mais gosta e se deliciar com as deliciosas receitas natalinas que marcam essa data comemorativa. Aproveite para desfrutar de vários […]

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