GLYCATION & NUTRITION
Glycation reaction takes place everywhere in the body throughout life leading to the formation of harmful glycation products. But these products can also be provided by external sources, mainly through lifestyle and nutrition habits.
ROLE OF FATTY ACIDS IN THE BODY
Divided into several categories according to their structures, absorbed lipids are oxidized to provide energy to the body. They also have an important functional role in being the main components of cell membranes.
FATTY ACIDS IN NUTRITION
Lipids have a very important role to play in nutrition, as they are vectors of taste and texture. Fatty acids must account for 20 to 35 % of daily caloric intake for the body to function normally.