Salt is a condiment that almost anyone in the world can’t miss in the kitchen. Its chemical characteristics have made salt an ideal tool to provide additional nutrient iodine to the diet without noticable changes in smell and taste. Iodized salt has been recommended by the WHO and achieved a remarkable reduction in iodine deficiency […]

We choose a diet depending on our goals to achieve. According to a recent study, if your goal is to loose some weight or lower your cholesterol levels, then your better choice is a vegan diet!

No matter what diet you choose, you need to be aware not only of its benefits but also of its risks. A recent large UK study highlighted the risks for non-meat eaters other than possible B12 deficiency and an increased risk of anemia. Researchers analysed 18 years of data from 54.898 men and women and […]

Vegans know very well that they have to supplement their diet with vitamin B12 to stay healthy. Remarkably, they may also be deficient in the trace element iodine, according to a recent study.