Food products are products that include: vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbs and enzymes. The most common type of diet products are dietary supplements that provide either a small dose or the full dosage of the required daily nutrients and vitamins. Food products are usually marketed in the form of capsules, tablets, powders and liquids, but there are other products that can be absorbed intravenously. In addition to common dietary supplements, multivitamins / minerals (MVMs) are growing in popularity. These products are a combination of different vitamins and minerals that it presents for different purposes and uses.
Compared to macronutrients, vitamins are micronutrients or substances used by the body in small quantities. Vitamins are always present in natural foods, but several factors influence the amount of vitamins in foods. Processing the flour granules can reduce the vitamins, fibers and minerals found in it. Lack of vitamins can lead to diseases and ailments because the body needs vitamins for natural biochemical functions. Getting the right nutrients gives you a rejuvenating effect. The vitamins are either water-soluble (B complex or vitamin C) or fat-soluble (vitamins A, D, E and K). The fat-soluble vitamins stay in the body longer because they are stored in the adipose tissue of the body.
The minerals are micronutrients that are necessary for the proper functioning of the body. Body cells require metallic elements as part of their basic makeup and chemical balance, and minerals are present in all foods. Minerals can either be used by the body in larger quantities (bulk minerals) or used by the body in small quantities or trace elements (trace elements). The bulk minerals include sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. The trace elements include iron, zinc, selenium, iodine, chromium, copper, manganese and more.
Sports nutrition and other forms of food products
Nutritional supplements can be designed to provide specialized support to athletes. Some of them consist of high-protein products, such as amino acid supplements, while others contain nutrients that support metabolism, energy and athletic performance and recovery. Sports drinks contain mixtures of electrolytes (salts) that the body loses during exercise and sweating. Weight loss supplements, bodybuilding supplements and performance enhancing supplements are also included in this category. The most common ingredients for these supplements include protein, creatine, and fat burners. Supplements for bodybuilding can be effective,