Misconceptions about Calories

Misconceptions about Calories

How true are the calorie values written on food packs? Do different methods of preparation, such as boiling, frying, grilling, etc., change the amount of calories we take in? 

Kidneys: What Are Our Responsibilities?

Kidneys: What Are Our Responsibilities?

Every organ in the human body has vital functions. The kidneys play fundamental roles in maintaining human health.

Preventative Medicine of Gastrointestinal Disease

Preventative Medicine of Gastrointestinal Disease

Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) is among the most common chronic diseases in the Western world, affecting up to 30% of the general population in Europe and the US.

How to Deal with Pain

How to Deal with Pain

Pain is like our sixth sense. Biology classes and textbooks consider pain as a sensation stemming from some injury to cells or tissue, which may have died, so it is wise to pay attention when we feel pain. One may...

Sugar and the Human Body

Sugar and the Human Body

In the world we live in today, while great efforts are being made to improve human health, diabetes is a problem that is ever on the increase.

Antimicrobial Activity of Honey

Antimicrobial Activity of Honey

Honey has been used by humans for millennia. It’s beloved by kids and adults alike. Honey is one of those versatile food items which can also be used as a cosmetic ingredient or antibacterial agent.

Alzheimer’s: Causes and How to Prevent It

Alzheimer’s: Causes and How to Prevent It

As human life expectancy has grown longer, it has led to the emergence of disease that were once quite rare. One of these is Alzheimer’s. At the beginning, Alzheimer’s manifests as a decrease in overall everyday activity. It becomes more...

Benefits of the banana

Benefits of the banana

Bananas can help prevent many diseases or provide complementary aid to different therapies. When a banana is blended with milk, it can serve as an ideal starter food for babies, and can also reduce wear and tear on the body,

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