Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.
The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.
Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.
While ethyl alcohol generally poses health risks, moderate consumption has been linked with lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
Caffeine is a psychoactive substance that stimulates the central nervous system. It increases energy levels and boosts concentration.
Campesterol is a type of phytosterol present in small concentrations in vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds. Studies show that campesterol, similarly to other plant sterols, can help reduce cholesterol levels.
Phytosterols come from plants and have a similar function to the good cholesterol, assisting in lowering bad cholesterol.
Theobromine is usually found in cocoa beans and, similarly to caffeine, it acts as a stimulant but does not affect the central nervous system. Consequently, it also has relaxing effects and can lower blood pressure.