Vitamin C and Immune System

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 by

As we have already seen in another article, vitamin C has different roles in our body: here we will focus on the ones dealing with immune system.   Skin The first barrier against microorganisms is skin: it is important to keep it intact in order to avoid the entrance of pathogens. Vitamin C helps to

Vitamin C: a general view

Wednesday, 13 May 2020 by

Many things have been told about vitamin C: in this article we are going to talk about some general information about this molecule and to explain some of its roles.   “Eat oranges in order to gain vitamin C” Although this fruit contains a lot of vitamin C (59.2 mg/100 g), the amount of this

Coronavirus is surely impacting our lives, and we will have to deal with situation for a supposed long period so it’s better to start knowing how to effectively behave. We’ve already talked about how to prevent coronavirus with nutrition, now we’re going to talk about how to use the personal protective equipment. It’s important to

In this period all people are talking about Coronavirus, but it would be better to talk about Covid-19. This latter in fact belongs to the family of Coronaviruses, which includes also other viruses that account for up to 30% of upper respiratory tract infections in adults. Coronaviruses are classified together on the basis of the

As we know, the main topic of this early 2020 is COVID-19. We’ve already heard every kind of information about it: how it spreads, how to avoid its diffusion, what are its effects and so on. This article is different: we are going to tell you how to help your body from a nutritional point


Wednesday, 18 September 2019 by

The disciplines which study molecules with similar qualities are called “omic sciences”: the suffix -omics derives from the mix of words “oma” (name of mass or groups) and “ics” (fields of knowledge or practice). Within these disciplines we can find genomics, science which studies everything about genes; transcriptomics, the study of mRNA molecules in a

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