Bifido what???- The bacteria that we need for a healthy digestive tract!

What is Bifidus or Bifidobacterium? Bifidus or Bifidobacterium, otherwise, is also more commonly known as a type of “Probiotics”. The term probiotics essentially means ‘for-life’ and is actually a type of microorganism that is known to help humans maintain a healthy balance of gut bacteria within our body. The most well known or commonly seen…

Vitamin E- Is it for me?

What is Vitamin E? Vitamin E is a type of fat-soluble vitamin, it is otherwise known as “tocopherols”. Vitamin E exists in multiple forms and based on research, alpha-tocopherol, is the only form that is beneficial to humans. One of the most important effects of Vitamin E is the antioxidant effect that it provides. In…

How protein helps with weight loss?

   So how does protein help with weight loss? Based on an article by Pesta and colleagues, protein can provide a double benefit of preventing satiety and reducing fat mass. The mechanism behind the satiety claim involves the secretion of satiety hormones known as GIP & GLP-1, these are hormones known as incretins that regulates…