Did you know that Magnesium is one of the body’s most vital minerals and controls over 300 chemical reactions and processes in the body? It is necessary for protein synthesis, muscle and nerve functioning, bone development, energy production, the maintenance of normal heart rhythm and blood pressure, healthy immune system and the regulation of glucose. Low magnesium intake can lead to illnesses such as high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, and migraines.
Leaky Gut Syndrome, a term to describe a condition of “Hyperpermeable Intestines,” means the intestinal lining has become more porous, with larger holes appearing than normal, which results in the intestines not functioning adequately. The end result to this condition is that larger, undigested food and waste products that are toxic, enter the bloodstream.
A change of career is an important decision, A decision which you have to make informed. You want to love the work you do, after all you spend 1/3rd of your life working so it is important a change is a positive one and the one you love. If you are passionate about what you do the chances of success are also high.
Coconut oil: is it a cure-all?
We use PBL or Problem Base Learning in many of our courses. What is Problem based learning?
It is Diabetes week this week, 10-16 July.
What is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a metabolic disorder. This means that there is a problem with the way the body uses digested food. To explain what diabetes is, we must first consider what happens in normal metabolism.
Atherosclerosis can be defined as the build up of plaque in the inner part of the arterial walls. Plaque is made of a variety of substances that clog the lining of an artery. This includes deposits of fatty substances, cholesterol, cellular waste products and calcium. As arteries carry oxygenated blood to the heart, the narrowing of these vessels can lead to a decrease in blood to the heart, which can cause numerous problems and can be fatal.
Congenital Heart Diseases exist at birth, and can describe a wide variety and different abnormalities affecting the heart. "Congenital" refers to aspect of time, not to causation. It means "present at birth" or “born with”. Heart defects originate in the early part of pregnancy when the heart is forming and affect any of the parts or functions of the heart. Therefore Congenital Heart Disease is a type heart disease occurring in newborns, and includes structural defects which lead to irregular heart beats or arrhythmia and malfunctioning of heart muscles.
Do you know that your body has different colours of fats?
Scientists have distinguished both white and brown fat.
The advancing of technology is so rapid school goers today have the unique position of preparing themselves for jobs which might not even exist today.
While we cannot prepare for everything, for potential roles there are ways you can prepare so you are equipped with the needed knowledge to smoothly transit into the future.