From what I've read, Bioavailability is the degree to which food nutrients are available for absorption and utilization in the body. How would you explain this with an example?
Here's my theory: If you consume x calories each day with y amount of caloric expenditure each day you gain zero weight, regardless of x and y being out of balance. If you then mechanically ...
It is known that zinc is an essential mineral that the body cannot store. What are other minerals, especially metals, that the body cannot store? (other than water-soluble vitamins such as vitamin B ...
Recently, it has been asked whether there are 'metabolic types' between humans that can benefit from a sort of personalized nutrition. One answer suggested that one discerning factor could be the ...
We are constantly shown nutritional information on food packaging stating this food contains "x" amount of your guided daily amount. A linked to the values is here. How were these values calculated? ...
For all domestic animals, and for all animals kept in laboratory, complete and precise composition of perfect food is figured out (cat food, dog food, cattle, rats, laboratory monkeys and apes) -- ...