Mills, S., Yang, B., Smith, G. J., Stanton, C., & Ross, R. P. (2023). Efficacy of Bifidobacterium longum alone or in multi-strain probiotic formulations during early life and beyond. Gut Microbes15(1), 2186098. (link)

Rayyan, Y. M., Agraib, L. M., Alkhatib, B., Yamani, M. I., Abu-Sneineh, A. T., & Tayyem, R. F. (2023). Does probiotic supplementation improve quality of life in mild-to-moderately active ulcerative colitis patients in Jordan? A secondary outcome of the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. European Journal of Nutrition62(7), 3069-3077. (link)

Gao, H., Li, X., Chen, X., Hai, D., Wei, C., Zhang, L., & Li, P. (2022). The functional roles of Lactobacillus acidophilus in different physiological and pathological processes. Journal of microbiology and biotechnology32(10), 1226. (link)



T. M. Barber, S. Kabisch, A. E. H. Pfeiffer and M. O. Weickert, The Health Benefits of Dietary Fibre, Nutrients, 2020, 12, 3209. (link)

Qin, Y. Q., Wang, L. Y., Yang, X. Y., Xu, Y. J., Fan, G., Fan, Y. G., ... & Li, X. (2023). Inulin: Properties and health benefits. Food & function14(7), 2948-2968. (link)


Té Verde:

Żuchnik, O., Szydłowska, J., Gładysz, K., Kwiatkowski, P., Szydłowski, M., Kłos, A., Kuczyńska, B., Gieroba, K., Czelej, M., & Król, O. (2022). Consumption of green tea - potential health benefits. Journal of Education, Health and Sport13(1), 229–234. (link)

Reygaert, W. (2017). An Update on the Health Benefits of Green Tea. Beverages (Basel)3(4), 6-. (link)



Yonekura, L., Martins, C. A., Sampaio, G. R., Monteiro, M. P., César, L. A. M., Mioto, B. M., Mori, C. S., Mendes, T. M. N., Ribeiro, M. L., Arçari, D. P., & Torres, E. A. F. da S. (2016). Bioavailability of catechins from guaraná (Paullinia cupana) and its effect on antioxidant enzymes and other oxidative stress markers in healthy human subjects. Food & Function7(7), 2970–2978. (link)

Silva, M. P., Martelli-Tosi, M., Massarioli, A. P., Melo, P. S., Alencar, S. M., & Favaro-Trindade, C. S. (2022). Co-encapsulation of guaraná extracts and probiotics increases probiotic survivability and simultaneously delivers bioactive compounds in simulated gastrointestinal fluids. Food Science & Technology161, 113351-. (link)


La Maca

Bower-Cargill, C., Yarandi, N., & Petróczi, A. (2022). A systematic review of the versatile effects of the Peruvian Maca Root (Lepidium meyenii) on sexual dysfunction, menopausal symptoms and related conditions. Phytomedicine Plus2(4), 100326. (link)

Ulloa del Carpio, N., Alvarado-Corella, D., Quiñones-Laveriano, D. M., Araya-Sibaja, A., Vega-Baudrit, J., Monagas-Juan, M., ... & Villar-López, M. (2024). Exploring the chemical and pharmacological variability of Lepidium meyenii: a comprehensive review of the effects of maca. Frontiers in Pharmacology15, 1360422. (link)

Gonzales, G. F. (2012). Ethnobiology and Ethnopharmacology of lepidium meyenii (maca), a plant from the Peruvian highlands. Evid. Based Complement. Altern. Med. 2012, 193496. doi:10.1155/2012/193496. (link)



Ontawong, A., Pengnet, S., Thim-Uam, A., Munkong, N., Narkprasom, N., Narkprasom, K., ... & Amornlerdpison, D. (2024). A randomized controlled clinical trial examining the effects of Cordyceps militaris beverage on the immune response in healthy adults. Scientific Reports14(1), 7994. (link)

Daba, G. (2020). The endless nutritional and pharmaceutical benefits of the Himalayan gold, Cordyceps; Current knowledge and prospective potentials. Asian Journal of Natural Product Biochemistry18(2). (link)

Thongsawang, S., Krataithong, T., ChorCharoenying, S., Norchai, P., & Nokkaew, N. (2021). Applying Cordyceps sinensis to Boost Endurance Performance in Long-Distance Runners. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online24(3), 1-13. (link)



Shahrajabian, M. H., Sun, W., & Cheng, Q. (2019). Clinical aspects and health benefits of ginger (Zingiber officinale) in both traditional Chinese medicine and modern industry. Acta agriculturae scandinavica, section b—Soil & Plant Science69(6), 546-556. (link)

Mashhadi, N. S., Ghiasvand, R., Askari, G., Hariri, M., Darvishi, L., & Mofid, M. R. (2013). Anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory effects of ginger in health and physical activity: review of current evidence. International journal of preventive medicine4(Suppl 1), S36. (link)

Wang, J., Chen, Y., Hu, X., Feng, F., Cai, L., & Chen, F. (2020). Assessing the effects of ginger extract on polyphenol profiles and the subsequent impact on the fecal microbiota by simulating digestion and fermentation in vitro. Nutrients12(10), 3194. (link)



Wee, J. J., & Chung, A. S. (2012). Biological activities of ginseng and its application to human health. (link)



Xiaoying, W., Han, Z., & Yu, W. (2017). Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice): ethnobotany and health benefits. In Sustained energy for enhanced human functions and activity (pp. 231-250). Academic Press. (link)

Kao, T. C., Wu, C. H., & Yen, G. C. (2014). Bioactivity and potential health benefits of licorice. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry62(3), 542-553. (link)

Rostamizadeh, P., Asl, S. M. K. H., Far, Z. G., Ahmadijoo, P., Mahmudiono, T., Bokov, D. O., Alsaikhan, F., Jannat, B., & Mazloom, Z. (2022). Effects of licorice root supplementation on liver enzymes, hepatic steatosis, metabolic and oxidative stress parameters in women with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: A randomized double‐blind clinical trial. Phytotherapy Research36(10), 3949–3956. (link)





Baca-Ibáñez, S. Y., Ríos-Paico, P. E., & Rojas-Naccha, J. C. (2015). Importancia del magnesio en la dieta humana. Agroindustrial Science5(2), 177-189. (link)

Al Alawi, A. M., Majoni, S. W., & Falhammar, H. (2018). Magnesium and human health: perspectives and research directions. International journal of endocrinology2018(link)



Chasapis, C. T., Ntoupa, P.-S. A., Spiliopoulou, C. A., & Stefanidou, M. E. (2020). Recent aspects of the effects of zinc on human health. Archives of Toxicology94(5), 1443–1460. (link)

Maywald, M., & Rink, L. (2022). Zinc in Human Health and Infectious Diseases. Biomolecules (Basel, Switzerland)12(12), 1748-. (link)



Ross, S. (2023). Ashwagandha. Holistic Nursing Practice, 37 (5), 298-300. (link)



Hexsel, D., Zague, V., Schunck, M., Siega, C., Camozzato, F. O., & Oesser, S. (2017). Oral supplementation with specific bioactive collagen peptides improves nail growth and reduces symptoms of brittle nails. Journal of cosmetic dermatology16(4), 520-526. (link)

García Gordillo, D. (2022). Beneficios de la suplementación de colágeno hidrolizado en la prevención y tratamiento de procesos osteoarticulares. (link)



Ngo, D.-H., & Vo, T. S. (2019). An Updated Review on Pharmaceutical Properties of Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid. Molecules (Basel, Switzerland)24(15), 2678-. (link)

Winsky‐Sommerer, R. (2009). Role of GABA A receptors in the physiology and pharmacology of sleep. The European Journal of Neuroscience29(9), 1779–1794. (link)



Morales, S. M., Chacón, A., Mostue, M., & Prin, J. (2023). Análisis químico de colágeno en piel de cola de atún (Thunnus atlanticus) en medio ácido. Revista ESPAMCIENCIA14(1), 47-55. (link)

Kawai N, Sakai N, Okuro M, et al. The sleep-promoting and hypothermic effects of glycine are mediated by NMDA receptors in the suprachiasmatic nucleus. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2015;40(6):1405-16. (link)


Ácido Hialurónico:

Salwowska, N. M., Bebenek, K. A., Żądło, D. A., & Wcisło‐Dziadecka, D. L. (2016). Physiochemical properties and application of hyaluronic acid: a systematic review. Journal of cosmetic dermatology15(4), 520-526. (link)

Göllner, I., Voss, W., von Hehn, U., & Kammerer, S. (2017). Ingestion of an oral hyaluronan solution improves skin hydration, wrinkle reduction, elasticity, and skin roughness: Results of a clinical study. Journal of evidence-based complementary & alternative medicine22(4), 816-823. (link)


Pimienta negra:

Dludla, P. V., Cirilli, I., Marcheggiani, F., Silvestri, S., Orlando, P., Muvhulawa, N., ... & Tiano, L. (2023). Bioactive Properties, Bioavailability Profiles, and Clinical Evidence of the Potential Benefits of Black Pepper (Piper nigrum) and Red Pepper (Capsicum annum) against Diverse Metabolic Complications. Molecules28(18), 6569. (link)



Xu Kun, Hu Cai Hong & Perumal Subramanian (2019) Melatonin and sleep, Biological Rhythm Research, 50:3, 490-493. (link)