Gianluca Tognon
Sunday, 14 October 2018 / Published in Dairy products
Nutraceuticals from milk peptides? Not an easy task! In my previous post, I described the potential health effects of bioactive peptides derived from milk. In the same article though, I’ve also told you about the biggest problem that these peptides have: their extremely low bioavailability due to the fact that they get extensively hydrolyzed in
Gianluca Tognon
Thursday, 11 October 2018 / Published in Dairy products
bioactive peptides
Bioactive peptides: are milk products a source of healthy compounds? Bioactive peptides in western diets derive mainly from milk consumption (Boutrou, Gwénaële and Sanchez-Rivera, 2015). These bioactive peptides have shown to have several health effects… at least in theory. What are bioactive peptides? As many other animal products, milk is rich in proteins which can
Gianluca Tognon
Monday, 10 September 2018 / Published in Sports nutrition
Whether you burn fat or carbs is a matter of exercise intensity Exercise intensity is usually measured with the VO2 max. What is it? VO2 max is a number that determines your body’s ability to consume oxygen. It can be measured in a lab by wearing a mask connected to a machine that estimates your
Gianluca Tognon
Sunday, 09 September 2018 / Published in Healthy recipes
eggplant recipes
A few delicious eggplant recipes from the Italian cuisine Since eggplants are incredibly common in the South of Italy, there are many eggplant recipes in the Italian cuisine. Eggplants are commonly harvested in summer and autumn and can be used in many ways. Sautéed eggplants, for instance, can be mixed with pasta, cherry tomatoes and

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