Potatoes rank near the bottom of healthful vegetables and lack the compounds and nutrients found in green leafy vegetables, he said. If you take a potato, remove its skin (where at least some nutrients are found), cut it, deep fry the pieces in oil and top it all off with salt, cheese, chili or gravy, that starch bomb can be turned into a weapon of dietary destruction.
Generally most vitamins are well tolerated however in some cases supplements such as Calcium may cause constipation and some others neuropathy. Toxic levels of individual vitamins can arrive in people who take….
Reactions to food are common and can be divided into two categories, those caused by food allergy and all other reactions. It is important to know the difference between food allergies and other illnesses or symptoms caused by foods because the management of each is different.
Manuka Honey is the buzz word in cancer. Manuka honey is produced in New Zealand by bees that pollinate the native manuka bush. Advocates say it treats wound infections and other conditions.Interestingly New Zealanders claim only manufacture of about 1,700 tons as their produce and the market reports state that 10,000 tons are being sold. So where is this extra tonnage coming from. Is it adulterated or chemically modified or just a farce?
CRISPR, pronounced ‘crisper’, stands for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeat. The name refers to the way short, repeated DNA sequences in the genomes of bacteria and other microorganisms are organised. An insight into the gene editing technique that could help eradicate health conditions and bring back the woolly mammoth.
Women who maintain an active lifestyle as they get older may age more slowly than those who are more sedentary. Keeping up with your fitness routine could keep you younger! The science behind the discovery lies in our DNA. Throughout the course of our lives, our cells constantly replicate themselves. After each copy, tiny caps — called telomeres — at the end of our DNA strands shorten, exposing our chromosomes to decay. Shorter telomeres have been linked to heart disease, diabetes and cancer.