Metabolic Capabilities

Posted by marmara on March 7, 2017

Metabolic capabilities of the organism, defined by the genetic code not unlimited. Their adaptive capacities are limited. Excessive, unbalanced, poor nutrition leads to excessive loads on these systems and, ultimately, exhausting endocrine and metabolic unit organism that finds expression in the clinical disease of civilization. However, considering the food as a source of nutrients that can not be ignored and the important fact that it is at the same time a source of substances have an active regulatory influence on the function of individual organs and systems. In the scientific literature they are called biologically active substances. The greatest number of biologically active substances contained in Fresh food and medicinal plants. Edible plants – vegetables, fruits, leafy greens, herbs, etc.

– contain them in smaller quantities than medicinal plants. Though the division of plants for food and medicines in large number of cases is very conditional. It is known that many medicinal plants used in food: cooking soups, salads, teas, Kiselev (plantain, valerian, peppermint, St. John’s wort, rosehips, raspberry, etc.). In prehistoric times, primitive man’s diet consisted mainly of plants, which supplied it with all necessary for the life of the substance. This type is characterized by the presence of food in the diet of ancient rights of a large number of various biologically active substances.

Plants in that distant time served for human food, and medicines. This relationship is over 16,000 generations of entrenched genetically. And the health of modern humans is largely dependent on the quality and quantity of dietary bioactive substances.

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