How Genes Contribute to Obesity

How Genes Contribute to Obesity

Science shows that genetics plays a considerable role in obesity but generally to a much lesser degree than many people might believe.  Although genes may increase one’s potential to gain weight, a higher risk for obesity requires external factors, such as abundant food supply…
Supplemented Shellfish as a Great Source of Vitamins

Supplemented Shellfish as a Great Source of Vitamins

With efficient nutrient absorption, our body will function adequately, making us unsusceptible to deficiencies and disease. Nutrients are best absorbed by our bodies when they are found in the foods that we eat. Having that in mind, scientists created a supplement…
Pickled Capers Boost Brain and Heart Activity

Pickled Capers Boost Brain and Heart Activity

Pickled capers contain many phytonutrients, antioxidants, and vitamins essential for optimum health. A new study conducted by researchers from the School of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine, shows that a compound frequently found in pickled capers can activate…
Where Does Carbon Come From?

Where Does Carbon Come From?

In the course of their lives, like celestial chemical factories, stars are fusing hydrogen and helium atoms to form progressively heavier elements, including carbon. In death, extremely massive stars explode. Near the end of its nuclear explosion, stars expel most of its outer…
Healthy Aging Through Plant-Based Diets

Healthy Aging Through Plant-Based Diets

You must know already that a healthy diet means a healthy lifestyle. Aging is a natural process every one of us experiences. With aging, the metabolism is progressively altered and physiological changes occur in all organ systems, so there is…