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Nutrition

Nutrition

Carbohydrates and Diabetes

Carbohydrates and Diabetes
The human body uses three main sources of energy: carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. The ability to run, swim, ski, and generally survive results from the ability of the body to extract energy from food. Each of the different fuel sources - carbohydrates, protein, and fat - follow different metabolic pathways in the body but...

A Brief Introduction to B Vitamins

A Brief Introduction to B Vitamins
B vitamins are essential vitamins which affect the functioning of the body and quality of life. B vitamins either enter the body through food or the body produces them within the intestinal flora. B vitamins transform nutrients into the form needed by the body to provide energy. They also help to keep the immune system...

What is Nitric Oxide and why does the body need it?

What is Nitric Oxide and why does the body need it?
Nitric Oxide is the most powerful endogenous vasodilator in the body. It aid in widening the blood vessels and improves circulation to all parts of the body - from the nose to the kidneys, lungs, fingers, toes, heart, and all over the body. When a person does not produce enough nitric oxide it results in...

Compound found in broccoli may hold the key in therapy for mesothelioma cancer

Compound found in broccoli may hold the key in therapy for mesothelioma cancer
Fruits, vegetables, and other edible plants such as onions, grapes, and certain types of cucumber have often been praised for the nutrients they contain which have been shown to prevent cancer from developing. And now researchers are looking at broccoli to find out if it can be effective in improving the benefits of cisplatin...

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