QUINOA’S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT – I AM THE SECRET INGREDIENT

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QUINOA’S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT – I AM THE SECRET INGREDIENT: WHAT IS THE SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT OF QUINOA???

QUINOA’S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT – I AM THE SECRET INGREDIENT. WHAT IS THE SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT OF QUINOA??? WHOLE FOODS MARKET INC., PROMOTES THE IDEA OF IMPROVING PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE. CURRENTLY, THERE ARE NO LAWS TO INCLUDE INFORMATION ABOUT DIETARY POLYAMINE CONTENT OF PRODUCTS SOLD BY RETAIL FOOD INDUSTRY.

Griffin James, an expert in Food Retail industry, takes pride in disseminating information on food products sold in the US markets. On Griffin’s recommendation, Whole Foods Market Inc., Ann Arbor presented “Griffin James Quinoa Challenge Award” on May 18, 2014(Sunday). This award describes importance of development of a food database that food consumers can easily use to make important decisions about the food products that may want to purchase and use to promote their health and to prevent diseases like cancer. It is of no surprise to note that there are ‘Secret Ingredients’ in Natural Foods as there are no laws to include complete dietary information. While Carbohydrates, Proteins and Fat are most important food components, there are other chemical ingredients that are of critical importance to promote health and well-being of food consumers.

QUINOA’S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT – I AM THE SECRET INGREDIENT: WHAT IS THE SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT OF QUINOA??? I am demanding development of a food database that will help consumers to know levels of Polyamines in different foods. The Nutrition Facts and Nutrition Information must include levels of Polyamines such as Putrescine, Spermidine, and Spermine.

Nitrogen containing amino compounds such as Putrescine, Spermidine, and Spermine are commonly described as Food Polyamines. There are three sources of Polyamines; 1. Synthesis within the human body, 2. Production by microorganisms residing in the human gut or intestinal tract, and 3. Contribution from the diet. There is extensive literature to describe the role of Polyamines in plants and animals. The Polyamines are ubiquitous polycationic compounds and are essential to male and female reproductive processes and to embryo/fetal development. Indeed their absence is characterized by infertility and arrest in embryogenesis. Mammals synthesize Polyamines de novo from amino acids or import these compounds from the diet. Polyamines are essential regulators of cell growth and gene expression and they are implicated in both mitosis and meiosis. In male reproduction, Polyamine expression correlates with stages of spermatogenesis and they function to promote sperm motility. In the female reproductive system, Polyamines are involved in ovarian follicle development and ovulation and Polyamine synthesis is required for steroidogenesis( production of steroid hormones) in the ovary. Polyamines play a role in implantation, in decidualization, in placenta formation and its function. Polyamine deprivation during gestation results in intrauterine growth retardation. Dietary arginine(amino acid) and dietary Polyamines can be stated as nutritional regulators of human fertility. Polyamines are universally distributed in all living cells. Biosynthesis of Polyamines from amino acids ornithine and methionine fluctuates according to the metabolic needs of the cell. Polyamines specifically interact with Nucleic Acids( DNA and RNA ) and these compounds are found in intracellular organelle called ribosomes where they stimulate protein and RNA synthesis. There is an extensive literature indicating the physiological significance of these amino compounds.

QUINOA’S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT- I AM THE SECRET INGREDIENT: WHAT IS THE SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT OF QUINOA??? The purpose of this presentation is to seek full description of the Chemical Composition of Food products that we consume. The Nutrition Facts must include all items of nutritional significance.

 

QUINOA’S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT- I AM THE SECRET INGREDIENT: WHAT IS THE SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT OF QUINOA??? This presentation focuses its attention on the Nutrition Facts of Food products sold by Retail Food Industry. Currently, the US laws are inadequate and do not demand inclusion of information of Dietary Polyamine content.

However, it must be noted that current research indicates importance of reducing concentration of Polyamines in the body pool in slowing the growth of cancerous tumors. Since dietary Polyamines significantly contribute to the body pool of Polyamines, quantifying them in diet is important.

QUINOA’S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT – I AM THE SECRET INGREDIENT: What is the Secret Chemical Ingredient of Quinoa??? This presentation demands inclusion of dietary information of levels of Polyamines found in Food sold by Retail Industry.

 

QUINOA’S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT – I AM THE SECRET INGREDIENT: WHAT IS QUINOA’S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT??? This presentation demands scrutiny of Nutrition Facts and Nutrition Information posted on Food items sold by the US Food Retail Industry.

 

QUINOA’S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT – I AM THE SECRET INGREDIENT: WHAT IS QUINOA’S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT??? The biosynthetic pathways of Polyamine synthesis are described. The concern is about the dietary sources and dietary contribution of Polyamines.

QUINOA’S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT – I AM THE SECRET INGREDIENT:

QUINOA'S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT - I AM THE SECRET INGREDIENT: WHAT IS QUINOA'S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT??? IN FINAL ANALYSIS, THE SECRET INGREDIENT IS ALWAYS GOD'S UNCONDITIONED LOVE.
QUINOA’S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT – I AM THE SECRET INGREDIENT: WHAT IS QUINOA’S SECRET CHEMICAL INGREDIENT??? IN FINAL ANALYSIS, THE SECRET INGREDIENT IS ALWAYS GOD’S UNCONDITIONED LOVE.

This presentation on Quinoa’s Secret Chemical Ingredient promotes importance of knowing levels of Polyamines in different foods. It is of interest due to association of these bioactive nutrients to health and diseases like cancer. There is a lack of relevant information on their content in foods. For that reason, I would ask all of my readers to demand the US Department of Agriculture, Food Manufacturers and Food Retailers to disclose the Dietary Polyamine content of all food items sold in the US Markets. However, all said and done, in my final analysis, The Secret Ingredient is always God’s Unconditioned LOVE.

Rudranarasimham Rebbapragada

BHAVANAJAGAT.ORG

References:

1. Food Polyamines – Putrescine, Spermidine, Spermine.

2. Biological Significance of Dietary Polyamines.

3.Polyamines on the Reproductive Landscape.

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