The diet frequently recommended for people who suffer from diabetes mellitus is one that is high in dietary fibre, especially soluble fibre, but low in fat (especially saturated fat) and sugar. ... > more
A hormone is a chemical messenger from one cell (or group of cells) to another. All multicellular organisms produce hormones including plants. The best-known animal (and human) hormones are those ... > more
Peppermint is a (usually) sterile hybrid mint, a cross between watermint and spearmint. Being sterile, it spreads by rooting. Peppermint has a high menthol content, and is often used as a flavouring ... > more
Colostrum (also known as beestings or first milk) is a form of milk produced by the mammary glands in late pregnancy and the few days after giving birth.
Human and bovine colostrums are thick, ... > more
Dieting is the practice of eating (and drinking) in a regulated fashion to achieve a particular, short-term objective. This is distinct from the more basic concept of "diet," which addresses the ... > more
The liver is an organ in vertebrates, including humans. It plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body including drug detoxification, glycogen storage, and plasma ... > more
Lead poisoning is a condition, also known as plumbism or painter's colic, caused by increased blood serum lead levels. The symptoms of lead poisoning include neurological problems, such as reduced ... > more
The kiwifruit is the edible fruit of a Cultivar Group of the woody vine Actinidia deliciosa and hybrids between this and other species in the genus Actinidia.
It is marketed worldwide as kiwifruit ... > more
The South Beach diet, developed by Miami, Florida-area cardiologist Arthur Agatston, emphasizes the consumption of "good carbs" and "good fats." Dr. Agatston developed this diet for his cardiac ... > more