Elimination is the cornerstone in the treatment of cancer. What does the word elimination mean in the context of our bodies physiology? The first way to answer this question is to understand the different ways our body releases byproducts of metabolism. The first was is through our colon by way of bowel movements. The second is our lungs by way of breathing. The third is our kidney
An Unnatural Progression A look into the link between Diabetes and Heart Disease Diabetes and heart disease are two of the most prevalent health concerns facing your health today. Your cultural habits play a big role in the development of these two diseases. If you consume large amounts of carbohydrate in your diet, you are continuing to burden your cardiovascular system. The mecha
Food Allergies and Your Health. This months article is a look into the intricacies of food allergies and how they play a role in our health. Food is a basic necessity of life and it is difficult to think that something that nourishes you can actually be harming you. Food allergies can present in many different ways and it is not always easy to tell what in your diet is the culprit.
Here is a great article on the immune system and how it relates to the excessive use of antibiotics. This reaffirms the notion that we need to actually use medicine that promotes health in the body rather than using drugs that try and “Kill” the problem. In health, Dr. Buttler March 2008 Infections, bacteria critical for healthy life Mothers around the world are
Colonoscopy used to identify and remove flat colon lesions Flat colon lesions more common and more likely to be cancer according to JAMA study OAK BROOK: A study released this week from researchers at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System in California shows that non-polypoid colorectal neoplasms or flat colon lesions, are more common in Americans than previously thought
How Not to Look Old on the Job Friday, Feb. 29, 2008 By LISA TAKEUCHI CULLEN Say what you want about the glories of growing old–the gaining of wisdom, the drooling of grandbabies, the half-off tickets to matinees of The Bucket List. When it comes to the physical manifestations of advanced years, though, there ain’t no euphemizing the indignities. Knees go. Teeth crumble
Have you ever wondered why bread is so fluffy? Why it almost sticks together like glue? This not by happenstance but rather the work of a protein found in grains called gluten. Gluten is the bond that forms a framework to bind together all the other parts of the grain and create a structure in which products such as cakes, pastries, and other grain products can be produced. There i