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VEGETAL NUTRITION

A balanced diet based on vegetable foods, satisfies the protein needs of our body. Proteins of animal origin, if consumed in modest quantities, help to keep body weight under control, but it should not be exaggerated.

VEGETAL PROTEINS

Protein is found in all vegetables. Apart from fruit, which has a modest protein content, and oils (olive or seed), all other foods have a protein content of 15% or more of their caloric content: 15% is exactly the maximum protein content recommended in a healthy diet (this means that out of 100 calories in the diet, 10-15 must come from protein).

NUTRIENTS & FOODS

Energetics, nutrients for our body from which it gets energy. Regulatory, nutrients used by the body to regulate metabolic reactions. Plastic and structural, providing material for the growth and replacement of cells, organs and tissues.

PEPPER

Pepper, precious spice with high content of vitamin K, vitamin C, manganese, iron, copper, magnesium and calcium. The spicy taste of pepper is not a real but a virtual taste; activation by piperine of particular proteins.

CURCUMA

CURCUMA LONGA Curcuma , Curcuma longa is a plant in theZigberacee family. Rhizomes are used to produce the spice. Rhizomes…

CANNELLA

Cinnamon, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, natural antimicrobial, contains phytonutrients, first of all cinnamaldehyde which gives aroma and taste to spices and coumarin, a substance with a pleasing smell but toxic for the liver if taken in high doses.