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Magnesium stearatea – Should we be aware of it?
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Marzec 2018

Magnesium stearatea – Should we be aware of it?

What is magnesium stearate and where can we find it? Magnesium stearate is a magnesium salt of stearic acid. More specifically, it is a compound made of two particles of stearic acid and magnesium. Stearic acid is a saturated fatty acid and it can be found in many food products, mainly in animal and plant fats. […]

Vitamin C – left-handed, natural or artificial
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Luty 2018

Vitamin C – left-handed, natural or artificial

Vitamin C from a chemical point of view is L-Ascorbic Acid, so belonging to the levorotatory organic compounds and it is why it is popularly called „left-handed”. Ascorbic Acid belongs to compounds having different forms of their molecules – seemingly identical, but being one to another as reflected in a mirror, or as a right […]

Natural vitamin C – Sensible supplementation
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Luty 2018

Natural vitamin C – Sensible supplementation

When Vasco da Gamma sailed the Cape of Good Hope and his crew due to the illness was decimated, he probably did not expect that the reason causing the illness was as prosaic as vitamin deficiency in the sailors’ diet, specifically lack of Vitamin C. During long cruises the pantry was stocked with dried meat […]

Selenium – why is it important for the human body?
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Listopad 2017

Selenium – why is it important for the human body?

What is selenium? Selenium is a component of many important enzymes, i.e. producing thyroid hormones or the strongest among these removing free radicals. High level of selenium also protects tissues (especially very sensitive nervous cells of the brain!) from hypoxia. It augments immune system; its high level is especially vital during dangerous infectious diseases and […]

Zinc – one of the most essential human micronutrients
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Listopad 2017

Zinc – one of the most essential human micronutrients

What spectrum of action does zinc have? Apart from anti-oxidative activity, increasing immune abilities and defensive in energy production, Zinc has influence on every basic life processes. It is one of the most needed microelements and component of proteins, because it acts as a coenzyme – active centre of around 300 various enzymes, especially conducting […]

Coenzyme Q10 – in the fight against free radicals
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Listopad 2017

Coenzyme Q10 – in the fight against free radicals

What is coenzyme Q10? It is one of the most efficient substances responsible for removing free radicals – aggressive chemical molecules causing premature cell aging and many diseases development. Coenzyme Q10 also enhances the immune system. It is used in many creams, which can accelerate the healing, stop the skin aging processes or sooth the […]

Vitamin D and its wide spectrum of activity
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Listopad 2017

Vitamin D and its wide spectrum of activity

What is vitamin D? Even though, it is considered as a part of the vitamins, it really is a hormone of really wide spectrum of activity. It has an effect on around 3,500 of our genes (we have around 18,000 of them) regulating most of important processes in the organism. The most important ones are […]

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Everything about psoriasis – causes, symptoms, treatment
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Maj 2017

Everything about psoriasis – causes, symptoms, treatment

Definition and general information about Psoriasis Psoriasis is one of the common skin diseases, which is characterised by thick, reddish plaques and silvery scales that cover the affected area. The term “Psoriasis” is derived from Greek and means “an itching condition” (from Greek psora meaning “itch” and the suffix –sis standing for “action, condition”). The […]

Everything about Rosacea
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Czerwiec 2017

Everything about Rosacea

Definition – what is Rosacea? Rosacea is a common, chronic and in several cases – life-disruptive skin disorder that mainly affects facial skin, although it can also appear on scalp, neck, ears or chest. The most frequently appearing sign of Rosacea is facial erythema (or facial redness) and skin inflammation, which can also be accompanied […]

Collagen and its properties
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Listopad 2017

Collagen and its properties

What is collagen? Collagen is a basic building block of our organism – it builds the ‘skeleton’ of cells, tissues and organs of the whole organism, especially the connective tissues (bones, cartilage, tendons, ligaments or skin are mainly made of collagen). It is also responsible for the look and condition of hair, nails or eyeballs. […]

Coenzyme Q10 – in the fight against free radicals
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Listopad 2017

Coenzyme Q10 – in the fight against free radicals

What is coenzyme Q10? It is one of the most efficient substances responsible for removing free radicals – aggressive chemical molecules causing premature cell aging and many diseases development. Coenzyme Q10 also enhances the immune system. It is used in many creams, which can accelerate the healing, stop the skin aging processes or sooth the […]