Do you know what bioactive compounds are? Are you aware of the benefits of eating vitamins? In this section you will find a compilation of short and easy-to-read articles with complete descriptions of most of the basic nutrients our body needs for its correct functioning. In addition, each article also includes a section describing the benefits of eating each nutrient in the recommended amount.

Food categories FAQS
ASSIST Team

Food categories FAQS

Find out the answers to the most commonly asked questions about food categories

Protein: functions and benefits
Dr. Ana Baranda

Protein: functions and benefits

What do proteins do? Why is eating proteins important? Learn how to include proteins in your diet

Bioactive compounds: definition and benefits
Dr. Ana Baranda

Bioactive compounds: definition and benefits

What are bioactive compounds? Where can we find them? [with table of foods]

Minerals: importance in the diet and types
Dr. Ana Baranda

Minerals: importance in the diet and types

What are minerals? Why are minerals important? Discover the benefits of a diet rich in minerals

Vitamins: types and functions
Dr. Ana Baranda

Vitamins: types and functions

Why are vitamins important? Types of vitamins and their functions [with table]

Good and Bad fats: a guide through fats
Dr. Ana Baranda

Good and Bad fats: a guide through fats

Why are fats useful? What are the different fat types? Learn all you need to know about fats and their benefits