Fiber what is it Good For?

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    What is Fiber? Fiber is an indigestible carbohydrate. Dietary fiber is made up of the components from plant foods the body can’t digest or absorb. Unlike most carbohydrates, fiber cannot be broken down into sugar molecules, and instead passes all the way through the digestive tract. Seemingly unimportant, fiber has been found to…

Strengthen or Stretch?

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Whether or not you should focus on stretching or strengthening your muscles can be confusing. When you stretch a muscle you are essentially trying to lengthen it. In effect, one end of the stretched muscle is stabilized while the opposite end is moved to an extended position. Stretching is important because muscles tend to shorten…

Magnesium

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Magnesium is an essential macro-mineral, and an integral part of a healthy diet. It is involved as a co-enzyme in over 300 metabolic interactions, ranging from fatty acid synthesis, and protein synthesis. Magnesium is also involved in transmitting nerve impulses. Overall, the body stores 25 grams of magnesium: ~50% is stored in the skeletal system.…

Opioid Epidemic.

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There is a new wave of drug use that has been sweeping the nation. It is apparent in every demographic in the United States. As the Center of Disease Control (CDC) reports, “overdose deaths involving prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999, and so have sales of these prescription drugs. From 1999 to 2015, more than 183,000 people…

Mermaid Medical treatments?

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Common problems surrounding the lack of medical resources lead to a startling discovery in Brazil. Currently Brazil can only meet 1% of their national demand for skin grafts, as they only have 3 skin graft banks and lack many human, pig, and artificial grafts that are more widely available in the United States market. Critically…