Fluoride is present in the earth’s crust naturally and can be found in rocks, coal and clay. Fluorides are released into the air when the wind carries the ground. Combustion processes in the industries can release hydrogen fluoride into the air. The fluorides are in the air eventually landing on the soil or water.
When fluoride is set to very small particles can remain airborne for long periods of time. When the air fluoride in the water just settles in the sediments. When finished in soils, fluoride sticks strongly to soil particles. Read the rest of this entry »
The sunflower was long considered an ornamental plant, but in recent years began to learn and discover the great value which have their seeds and oil obtained from them, useful for the preparation or flavor many dishes and beneficial effects for our body.
Also known as “Mirasol” or “wonder”, each specimen of this plant lives for one year, time to achieve a height of 2 meters, but can reach up to 3, its leaves are rough, shaped like a heart, and long and thick stem is topped by a composite flower. Indeed, even with the naked eye only shoot player appreciate a yellow or red, similar to a daisy but much larger, a close look will tell that it is actually a cluster of tiny flowers, each of which will result, after fertilization, an elongated nut, black with white lines, which is also known with some imprecision seed or kernel.
As a curiosity, mention that the phenomenon that allows the sunflower follow the path of the “sun king” is known as phototropism or heliotropism, and is a modification of the cell tissues to verify the orientation of the main sections of the plant to the focus of which is powered, in this case the Sun in the crops of this vegetable can see this fact clearly, but to appreciate the movement is essential to use a video recording at high speed. Read the rest of this entry »
Vitamin E. Also called tocopherol, prevents oxidation caused by free radicals, maintains cell membrane integrity, prevents the destruction of the mineral selenium and vitamins A and C, prevents and dissolves blood clots, accelerates healing and delays cell aging . Often included in beauty products because it increases the skin microcirculation (blood flow), ensuring better nutrition of the tissues, which increases skin elasticity and reduces lines and wrinkles.
Sources. Vitamin E is contained in avocado, broccoli, prunes, spinach, asparagus, apples, bananas and carrots. Its deficiency can cause cellular destruction of red blood cells, anemia, premature aging and reproductive disorders. Read the rest of this entry »
To inhibit the oxidation and consequent cellular damage caused by free radicals with antioxidants, substances that act intracellularly (within cells) and in the membrane of cells (always set to protect various organs and systems).
However, in general, nutrient antioxidants are capable of neutralizing excess free radicals, that action made by the release of electrons in the blood to be received by the radicals and molecules become stable.
Naturally, the body produces and others are obtained through food, among which are vitamins A, C and E and minerals selenium and zinc. However, there are times that this contribution is not enough, so they can be supplemented with multivitamins, supplements and food supplements and fortified products. The following describes the main features of these nutrients. Read the rest of this entry »
The human body is composed of atoms (tiny particles) grouped in structures called molecules, which are equipped with electrons (negatively charged elements) arranged in pairs. However, when these entities are single are called free radicals, unstable units that require another electron to gain stability.
To achieve its mission, a free radical travels to the body to “steal” an electron that is needed, action that runs through a cell attack, which in turn will become unstable and will become another free radical, thus initiates a chain reaction that will hurt many molecules. Read the rest of this entry »
Feeding your pet can be a hassle, especially if you are not sure about its exact dietary requirements. Cat and dog food is a major industry, and with good reason – they are often our best friends, and our friends deserve the very best.
In arguments about the best kind of food to offer your pet, the voice that sometimes gets drowned out is that of the rational pet owner, who wants a good balance for his or her pet. In such a case, it is best to look to the experts for advice, and to take their recommendations on board. Dick van Patten’s Natural Balance Pet Food adheres to the standards expected of food that has been endorsed by veterinarians and breeders alike. These experts know their animals better than anyone else, and their skill has been solicited and input into the final product. The result is pet food that takes the health of your pet seriously, while providing a meal that he or she is bound to love.
Pet foods are often grouped according to their effect on the health of your pet, their effect on its pelt, and their effect on its excreta. Natural Balance Pet Food has been formulated specifically to serve all these areas well. The nutrient content of the food has been scientifically determined to ensure that your pet gets the best of all possible worlds. Such a rigorous approach is only to be expected from the makers of Natural Balance Pet Food, the best all-round pet food on the market.