iodine deficiency

Iodine Deficiency And Hypothyroidism

What is Iodine? Iodine is a mineral that our body needs to make the thyroid hormone. Thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland located in front part of the neck. Thyroid produces 2 hormones T3, which has 3 atoms of iodine and T4 which has 4 atoms of iodine. If our body does not have enough iodine, there will not be enough … Continue Reading →

children with autism

Children With Autism: Can Treating Candida Improve Autism?

What is autism? Autism is a neurological disorder of the brain and it affects the ability of the child to communicate, relate, and socialize. Children with autism often have repetitive behaviors or body movements and do not like change in the routine. These characteristics usually develop before the age of three. Information received by a brain of an autistic child is processed … Continue Reading →

dash diet

Dash Diet: Lose Weight, Lower Blood Pressure And Prevent Diabetes.

What is DASH diet ? DASH stands for Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension. DASH diet was developed by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to treat and prevent high blood pressure. DASH diet emphases on eating a diet rich in vegetables, fruit, fat-free or low-fat dairy, whole grain, beans, nuts, fish, but less red meat and sugary foods. DASH diet also focuses … Continue Reading →

Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae

CRE: The Deadly Bacteria Super Bug Nightmare!

What is CRE? CRE stands for Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae, a group of bacteria called gram-negative bacteria that are resistance to the strongest antibiotic and thus very difficult and impossible to treat. Gram-negative bacteria has a unique membrane structure, with the strong outer membrane which protects the inner membrane or cell wall of the bacteria from antibiotics and dyes. Enterobacteriaceae, the common strains also known as  E. coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae live … Continue Reading →

antioxidant benefits

Antioxidant : What are antioxidants?

What is an antioxidant? Antioxidants are the natural protective molecules found in foods like fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants protects our DNA and cells from free radical damage in our body which can cause cancer. Antioxidant actually refers to the chemical property of a substance, which is the ability to give a free electron. How are free radicals produced and how do … Continue Reading →

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