Nutrition


Influence of Supplementation of Selenium And Vitamin E on the Antioxidant Status
Prepared by : University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy, Komenského 73, 041 81 KošiceDepartment of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Pavol Jozef Safarik University, 040 11 KosiceThe Slovak RepublicAbstractThe racing season is considered a critical period for racing pigeons due to the susceptibility to stress and weakening of the birds. One of the ways how to support their health and avoid problems involves supplementation of mineral-vitamin preparations based on selenium and vitamin E, which act as important antioxidants and protect cells against damage. This study investigated t..
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The Science of Rosa Roxburghii Tratt - Symbiosis of Glutathione GSH & GSSG
Glutathione (GSH) is a small molecule found in almost every cell.  It cannot enter most cells directly and therefore must be made inside the cell, from its three constituent Amino Acids: Glycine, Glutamate and Cysteine.  The rate at which Glutathione  can be made depends on the availability of cysteine, which is relatively scarce in foods.  Furthermore, the cysteine molecule has a sulphur-containing portion which gives the whole Glutathione  molecules its “biochemical activity” e.g. its ability to carry out the following vitally important functions:Firstly, Glut..
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