Bioactive compounds

Bioactive compounds

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.


Caffeine (Infographic)

10 October 2016

What are the effects of caffeine,how much is found in different products and what is a reasonable level of consumption all explained on one easy to understand infographic...


Polifenoli

02 June 2015

Le diete ad elevato contenuto di frutta e verdura sono associate ad un basso rischio di sviluppo di malattie come il cancro o patologie cardiovascolari (CVD, cardiovascular disease). Si pensa che...