Bioactives are compounds that typically occur in small quantities in food and can be beneficial for health. Unlike essential macro- and micronutrients (such as fats, carbohydrates, protein, vitamins and minerals) they are not essential for life and the body can function properly without them. Some examples of bioactive compounds commonly found in our diets are caffeine, polyphenols, and flavonoids.
28 July 2017
A recent study carried out by Imperial College of London and the UN International Agency for Research on Cancer found that drinking coffee was associated with a lower mortality rate in men and women...
08 December 2016
Caffeine is a naturally-occurring substance found in some plant-based food and drink ingredients, such as tea leaves and coffee or cocoa beans (and therefore chocolate). It is added to other food and drink products like cola-based soft drinks...
10 October 2016
Bu infografik, kafeinin etkileri nelerdir, hangi ürünlerde ne kadar bulunur, uygun tüketim miktarı nedir gibi soruları basit ve anlaşılır şekilde açıklamıştır.
06 July 2015
‘Energy’ drinks are generally classified as drinks which aim to aid mental and physical stimulation and give an increased sense of alertness...
23 June 2015
On 27th May 2015, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published its scientific opinion on the safety of caffeine consumed through the diet. The report, prepared by the EFSA Panel...
02 June 2015
Meyve ve sebze tüketiminin fazla olması kardiyovasküler sorunlar ve kanser gibi hastalıklara yakalanma riskini azaltır. Bu besinlerdeki Polifenollerin de aralarında bulunduğu bitkisel kaynaklı bileşiklerin hastalıklara karşı koruyucu oldukları düşünülüyor. Polifenollerin beslenme düzenimizde mutlaka alınması gereken bir besin ögesi olmamalarından ve sağlığa ilişkin faydalarının hala tartışılmasından ötürü, resmi olarak polifenol alımına ilişkin bir öneri bulunmuyor.
06 August 2007
Many cultures have given an important place to caffeine-containing foods and beverages. Caffeine is one of the best studied food ingredients, but scientific research has not exhausted all we should know about it.
01 September 2002
Caffeine is a naturally occurring substance (an alkaloid) found in the leaves, seeds and fruits of more than 63 plant species worldwide. Products containing caffeine including tea, coffee and some soft drinks have been enjoyed all over the world for many years.