To understand why we need vitamins, it is better to figure out what vitamins really are. Vitamins are small molecules that our body requires to perform certain biochemical reactions in our cells. The human body has no way to produce vitamin molecules itself, so the vitamins must come from the food that we eat. Inside … Continue reading Vitamins – Always a Good Thing?
Tomatoes! Juicy, colourful and delicious. We all know that tomatoes are good for us and we should include them more in our diet. But what are tomatoes and why, specifically, are they such a healthy food? The tomato is the fruit of the Lycopersicon esculentum plant. Although tomatoes are closely associated with Italian cuisine, they … Continue reading Why You Should Eat More Tomatoes
Hi! Thank you for visiting my blog. I am not really a writer, but a scientist. Nevertheless, I have lots of important knowledge and information that I want to share with you, information that could possibly change, or maybe even save, somebody’s life. Nutritional science is very complex and confusing, but at the same time it … Continue reading My Big WHY