Linoleic Acid
Food Additives

Linoleic Acid

Linoleic Acid is a polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acid which is of exceptional importance for the skin's defensive functions. Linoleic acid is found in the lipids of cell membranes.

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Vitamins, Minerals and Amino Acids

An overview of all vitamins, minerals, amino acids, food additives and hormones.
Vitamins, Minerals and Amino Acids - GlycosidesMinerals

Glycosides

24.03.2016

Glycosides are molecules where a sugar is bound to something else. Glycosides play several important roles in living things. Many plants store vital substances in the form of inactive glycosides.

Vitamins, Minerals and Amino Acids - VanadiumMinerals

Vanadium

22.03.2016

Vanadium is a micronutrient that ensures and simultaneously improves the occurrence of metabolic processes in the human body. Vanadium has been proven to prevent the accumulation of cholesterol in the blood vessels and therefore, heart problems.

Vitamins, Minerals and Amino Acids - PhytosterolsMinerals

Phytosterols

22.03.2016

Phytosterols, also known as stanols, are plant oils that play a very important role in the major processes that occur in the human body. One of the main functions of phytosterols is lowering bad cholesterol levels.

Vitamins, Minerals and Amino Acids - PycnogenolFood Additives

Pycnogenol

14.03.2016

Pycnogenol is a natural substance that was discovered in the 16th century. Pycnogenol is a product obtained from the bark of the maritime pine (Pinus pinaster) which grows in the southwestern regions of France.

Vitamins, Minerals and Amino Acids - Oleic AcidFood Additives

Oleic Acid

12.03.2016

Oleic acid is a monounsaturated fatty acid, found in the bodies of some plants and animals. The best source of oleic acid is olive oil.

Vitamins, Minerals and Amino Acids - Sodium NitriteFood Additives

Sodium Nitrite

08.03.2016

Sodium nitrite is used to preserve meat and fish and most importantly to prevent the growth of Clostridium botulinum - the bacteria which causes botulism. Sodium nitrite is found in bacon, sausages, dried sausages, smoked meats.

Vitamins, Minerals and Amino Acids - LongjackFood Additives

Longjack

01.03.2016

Longjack is a plant that thrives on the islands in and along the southeastern coast of the Indian Ocean. In the regions where longjack grows, its root extracts are considered a natural aphrodisiac and strong male potency enhancer.

Vitamins, Minerals and Amino Acids - EcdysteroneFood Additives

Ecdysterone

26.02.2016

Ecdysterone is a natural plant product obtained from the roots and leaves of the Maral root. The first to study and isolate sterols from plants were Soviet scientists, who in the 1960s isolated ecdysterone and furostanol.

Vitamins, Minerals and Amino Acids - CatechinsVitamins

Catechins

25.02.2016

Catechins are natural polyphenols, up to 100 times more effective than vitamin C in the battle to neutralize free radicals. Catechins belong to the group of flavonoids.