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    Legumes ensure lower cholesterol

    A daily dose of legumes lowers LDL cholesterol in the blood, and therefore probably the risk of cardiovascular disease. North American scientists present that Monday in the scientific journal Canadian Medical Association Journal. They did a meta-study in which 26 studies with a total of 1,037 subjects were combined. The analysis shows that a daily dose of 180 grams of legumes lowers LDL cholesterol by 5 percent. LDL cholesterol is also known as ‘bad cholesterol’, and the researchers think that this decrease also means a 5 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease. The scientists state that there is now evidence for prescribing legumes such as lentils, peas and chickpeas. These…

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    What is metabolism and what does it do for your body?

    In many of my articles and in articles by other authors who write about fitness, nutrition and sports, the word “metabolism” is used. Apparently, it is something that is important to us. Therefore an article in which I try to explain it as simply as possible. Metabolism according to Wikipedia Metabolism or metabolism (from Greek: μεταβολισμός “metabolism” = change or conversion) is the whole of biochemical processes that take place in cells and organisms. Enzymes play a central role in the conversions. A distinction is usually made between the build-up of substances using energy (anabolism) and the breakdown of more complex substances that release energy (catabolism). Source In other words…

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