Health

HAPPY WITH CHILI

Ted Barrus, 37, from Pullman Washington is the internet sensation as the self-acclaimed ‘fire-breathing-idiot’. Barrus is not in fact a circus-performer, but rather a culinary enthusiast who takes it upon himself to challenge the spiciest spices known to man. His latest sampling is the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion, the pepper recently named world's hottest by...

HEALTHY CHILI

What is Capsaicin? Capsaicin is a vanilloid compound commonly found in Chili peppers, and is the reason for its spicy flavor. Capsaicin was first isolated by John Clough Thresh. The exact chemical structure of capsaicin was determined by E. K. Nelson in 1919. It was synthesized by Ernst Spath and Stephen F. Darling in 1930. Although those...

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM COLON CANCER

Colon cancer is the uncontrolled growth of cells in the tissues of the colon or large intestine. The risks of colon cancer is directly proportional to one’s age and is most common in people who have a history of polyps – small non-cancerous growths – in the colon or rectum, ulcerative colitis or other...

WHAT MD’S HAVE TO SAY ABOUT YOUR PROSTATE

A little info about prostate enlargement treatment. According to John Kabalin, MD, assistant professor of urology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA whose study of laser prostatectomy in 227 was presented at a meeting of the American Urological Association: “Men with enlarged prostates find it easier to urinate following laser surgery. Laser prostatectomy clears away unwanted tissue...

FOODS, HERBS AND SUPPLEMENTS THAT HELP FIGHT CANCER

As many of us already know, a healthy diet can keep us away from all those diseases and conditions. A variety of raw, fresh vegetables and fruits are a usual part of a “healthy diet”. But, they can also be the best prevention and potential cure for the increasingly prevalent cancers, depending on what...

Prostate Problems

Overview of the prostate. The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system responsible for secreting the prostate fluid that nourishes the sperm and increases their motility and inside the gland are smooth muscles that contract during ejaculation and push the stored semen out into the urethra. Most importantly, it is located directly...

Cancer-Fighting Antioxidants

Free radicals and antioxidants. Free radicals are highly reactive chemicals that are formed naturally in the body and play an important role in many normal cellular processes. However, at high concentrations, they can be dangerous for the body since they can damage all major components of cells such as cell membranes, proteins and even...

Prostate Problems

Overview of the prostate. The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system responsible for secreting the prostate fluid that nourishes the sperm and increases their motility and inside the gland are smooth muscles that contract during ejaculation and push the stored semen out into the urethra. Most importantly, it is located directly...

SPICY FOOD IMPROVE HEALTH IN MANY WAYS

The heat that spicy food provide come from an active alkaloid compound called capsaicin. These spicy food are not limited to hot peppers, but are also present in some food or vegetable with any tangible heat. Adding a little bit of spice to the dishes are not only satisfying to our taste buds but...

HERBS FOR CANCER

The number of recorded cases of cancer continue to rise. It could be because of our increasingly polluted environment that increases the amount of free radicals in our body. Heavy metals, transition metals and industrial solvents are just some examples of exogenous sources. However, what we eat is also a big factor in our risks...

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