The Story of Cuban Sugar Cane
“Lady Sugar was one of the main characters in Cuban history.” Dive into the story of cuban sugar cane and its myriad uses in the modern world, from rum to natural complementary medicine. Cuba’s agricultural history is entwined with its rich abundance of sugar cane. So much so that renowned Cuban essayist, anthropologist, and scholar […]
Do You Know Your Recommended Cholesterol Level? The Recommended Levels by Age
Do you know your what your recommended cholesterol level are? Here we take a look at the different components of a lipid test, and the recommended levels for adults and children. As you get older, it is important to have your cholesterol checked on a regular basis to help monitor your levels, and to assess […]
Free radicals, reactive oxygen and nitrogen species (RONS) A free radical is basically a molecule with an unpaired electron. Since electrons like to travel in pairs, a molecule with one missing is highly reactive and may treat to ‘steal’ electrons from elsewhere. Free radicals are highly unstable molecules that are naturally formed when we exercise […]
A Glance at Joint Health Joints are an essential part of the musculoskeletal system The human musculoskeletal system is an organ system that provides human beings the ability to move using their muscular and skeletal systems. Indeed, this system supports form, support, stability, and movement to the body. The primary function of this system includes […]
Taking Care of your Gastric Health Every year, approximately half of the Australian population experience some form of digestive problem. In fact, Australia has one of the highest incidence rates of chronic diseases of the digestive system, including colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel diseases. Taking care of your gastric health can help you to reduce […]
The body’s circulatory system is not unlike a very efficient road transport system – one that delivers packages of goodies to specific spots, and then carries away rubbish or waste, all along a network of main and arterial roads. In our bodies, this network of “roads” is formed by blood vessels.