Molecules formed by two or more amino acids. Peptides are smaller than a protein and, for this reason, are less likely to trigger allergic reactions.
Natural compounds found in plants that function similarly to the female sex hormone (oestrogen). Phytoestrogenic isoflavones are usually present in soya. Isoflavones are nowadays studied most of all for cancer, flush and osteoporosis prevention.
One of three major classes of food or source of food energy abundant in meat, fish, eggs, milk, dairy products, and some vegetables, such as legumes. Biochemically seen, proteins are composed of one or more long chains of amino acids, in which the amino acid groups are held together by peptide bonds.
A physician who specializes in pulmonology. Pulmonology is the branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract.