Normally, with a well-balanced diet, the organism receives adequate amounts of all the necessary elements through the food and water consumed. When, however, any one element is lacking, various diseases, sometimes very serious, may occur. When soil lacks iodine, it is necessary to add it to the common salt. The water of the river Neva […]
Month: December 2009
Another purpose of food is to provide the organism with energy resources. The building of new molecules is in itself a process which calls for a certain amount of energy. Then there are the muscles and all the other organs of our body, most of which never stop functioning, not even for a single minute.