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Andrea Catalano
Andrea Catalano
Andrea Catalano

Andrea Catalano

@andrea-catalano
Foods and supplements for healthy and beautiful hair

Foods and supplements for healthy and beautiful hair

To show off strong and healthy hair, unfortunately, it is not enough to buy the latest formulated shampoo or trendy mask: hair care also starts from our tables. In addition to the choice of non-invasive, quality products and healthy habits in hair-care, a key role is played by the choice of nutrients.
April 26, 2022
Essential amino acids. More on the most discussed supplement. Myths to debunk and how to use.

Essential amino acids. More on the most discussed supplement. Myths to debunk and how to use.

In nature there are over 500 amino acids, of which man is able to use only 20 for protein synthesis. Of these, 9 are defined as unconditionally essential, therefore, they must necessarily be introduced by power or integration, since their lack is incompatible with life and the body is not able to produce them autonomously.
February 28, 2022
OMEGA3: What they are and where we can find them

OMEGA3: What they are and where we can find them

OMEGA3, essential elements for the maintenance of the state of health because they exercise real physiological functions: they constitute the cell membrane, have a strong action at the cardiovascular level, reduce platelet aggregation and production of pro-inflammatory cytokines, act centrally, rebalance parameters such as the LDL/HDL ratio and positively modulate insulin sensitivity, also participate in the process of phototransduction.
December 22, 2021
Proteins: myths and false legends

Proteins: myths and false legends

Proteins are a fundamental element for our organism, as they are involved in all vital functions. Many false legends are widespread on this subject: let’s deepen our knowledge to choose more consciously.
November 23, 2021
The best supplements to support memory

The best supplements to support memory

Memory is a function of the brain that, despite being subject as all bodily functions to inexorable decline, can be supported by a proper diet but also by the targeted use of some specific supplements for brain support.
November 16, 2021
Quinoa, properties and uses

Quinoa, properties and uses

Quinoa is a popular food nowadays and has remarkable nutritional characteristics, as well as being particularly versatile. Proteins, for example, have a complete amino acid profile and are present in higher amounts than any other cereal.
November 08, 2021
Matcha, properties and benefits

Matcha, properties and benefits

Macha is part of the ancient oriental tradition and it has become a trend all over the world for its nutritional properties and its versatility in the kitchen.
October 04, 2021
Colostrum, ally of the immune system

Colostrum, ally of the immune system

Colostrum is considered an important ally of the immune system. Derived from mammalian mammary glands, it is known as prime milk and is particularly rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals as well as growth factors, bioactive peptides, lysozyme and chitochins. Colostrum is a true immune pool!
September 13, 2021
Fish Oil vs Krill Oil

Fish Oil vs Krill Oil

The krill represents a set of small crustaceans and, given its nature, its size and reduced life cycle, is mostly extraneous to pollution, by definition being a "clean" source of omega3.
August 16, 2021
Thermogenesis: what it is and active ingredients to activate it

Thermogenesis: what it is and active ingredients to activate it

Thermogenesis is a very interesting metabolic process. In this article, we find out what role it plays in the context of energy balance and how to activate it and reap its benefits.
April 26, 2021
Minor pearl herb: innovative and precious source of essential oils

Minor pearl herb: innovative and precious source of essential oils

Buglossoides arvensis or lesser pearl grass; a small annual plant that is easy to find and which grows in all areas of our peninsula up to altitudes of about 1800m. Still little known, it is quickly gaining notoriety in the field of food supplementation by virtue of its particularly oily seeds, from which an extract rich in fatty acids is obtained: Ahiflower. Let's get to know him together with Dr. Catalano
January 29, 2021
Blackberry and cranberry: small allies of health

Blackberry and cranberry: small allies of health

Ideal for a healthy breakfast, as a snack; blueberry is a fruit worth choosing .. Consumed as a berry, extract or juice, blueberry is one of the most popular foods when it comes to health. Discover the varieties, characteristics and beneficial properties of this food, considered a real superfood..
December 22, 2020