MRI makes use of the property of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) to image nuclei of atoms inside the body. MRI can create more detailed images of the human body than are possible with X-rays. Advances in MRI have improved the ability to produce images in Axial, Coronal, and Sagittal and multiple oblique planes with equal ease.… Read More MRI – Magnetic Resonance Imaging
What are Flavonols Flavonols are photochemical compounds found in variety of plant based foods and beverages. Flavonols are available in red wine, dark chocolate, some fruits and vegetables, and some beverages. Flavonol antioxidants are known to offer protection against heart disease and some other diseases.
Beta-Carotene Overview Beta-Carotene is an antioxidant that protects the body from damaging molecules called free radicals. Beta-Carotene is a member of the carotenoids, which are highly pigmented (red, orange, yellow), fat-soluble compounds naturally present in many fruits, grains, oils, and vegetables (green plants, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, spinach, apricots, and green peppers). The name beta-carotene… Read More Beta-Carotene – Protects body from Free Radicals.
Autism is the result of a neurological disorder that has an effect on normal brain function, affecting development of the person’s communication and social interaction skills. Autism is called complex developmental disability. Experts believe that Autism presents itself during the first three years of a person’s life. People with autism have issues with non-verbal communication, a… Read More Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
What is SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is a chronic, inflammatory, multisystem disorder of the immune system. “Lupus” means wolf and Erythematosus means “redness.” Lupus is a Chronic Inflammatory Disease that occurs when your body’s immune system attacks your own tissues and organs. Inflammation caused by lupus can affect many different body systems… Read More Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)- A Chronic Disease
Vitamin Dosage Functions Natural Sources Vitamin A Retinol and/or Beta Carotene 5000 – 50,000 IU Helps build healthy eyes, required for growth and bone development. Beta Carotene is a good antioxidant. Helps healing of infections. Carrots, yams, pumpkins, yellow or orange fruits, beet greens, fish, eggs, tuna Vitamin B1 Thiamine 25 – 300mg Helps in… Read More List of Vitamins
Grapefruit has a juiciness that rivals that of the ever popular orange and sparkles with many of the same health promoting benefits. Although available throughout the year, they are in season and at their best from winter through early spring. Grapefruits usually range in diameter from four to six inches and include both seed and… Read More Grapefruit – A Recipe for Good Health