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 supporting the body, allowing motion, […]
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 your risk of developing serious diseases, […]
Cholesterol Management and Healthy Arteries
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.
Keep Your Bones Healthy
Our bones are basically the structural framework of our bodies – without them we would not be able to stand up and move around. They also serve to protect other systems such as our internal organs.