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Powerhouse Fruits And Vegetables Ranked In Order Of Nutrition

Scientists say that certain "powerhouse" fruits and vegetables can help stave off chronic illnesses like cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. But what exactly is a powerhouse food, and are some fruits and vegetables better than others when it comes to nutrients?<p>Dietary researcher Jennifer Di …

Study: What's The Healthiest Diet?

A new national initiative compares four well-known diet indexes.<p>Interested in eating the healthiest-possible diet? Good luck. There are so many diets out there, including multiple variations on each diet, that it’s nearly impossible to pick the best one. The popular Mediterranean diet, for example, …

what is the corpus luteum?

The corpus luteum, which means yellow body in Latin, is what is left of the follicle after a woman ovulates. During the follicular phase of a woman’s …

Women's Health

37 Week Baby Video! I've Never Seen The Baby Move Like THIS Before! WOW

So amazing to watch! I've felt my baby kick before, but this is something else.....Precious! Be sure to watch closely, especially starting from 0:30.

Babies

human development

Introduction to Female Reproductive Anatomy - 3D Anatomy Tutorial

A Cheat Sheet to Pregnancy Hormones

From emotions that change on a dime to a whole range of stomach troubles, pregnancy hormones can take you for quite a ride! Here, we explain what's going on with six key hormones.<p>Ah, the ever-changing hormones of pregnancy. They play about as big a role in the next nine months as do morning …

Anatomy of the Ovulation Cycle - www.early-pregnancy

<b>The Anatomy of Ovulation: Just the Facts, Figures, Graphs & Pictures</b><p>To fully understand ovulation – defined most generally as the process by which an …

Ask A Scienceblogger – Which parts of the human body could you design better?

The question this month is <b>“Which parts of the human body could you design better?”</b><p>This is a great question, because a lot of aspects of the human …

the REPRODUCTIVe system

Humans do not have a mating season , females are sexually receptive to the male at all times of the year. There are four stages in mating: arousal, …

Inflammation

BBC - KS3 Bitesize Science - Reproduction : Revision, Page 4

The start of the cycle, day 1, is when bleeding from the vagina begins. This is caused by the loss of the lining of the uterus, with a little blood. This is called <b>menstruation</b> or <b>having a period</b>.<p>By the end of about day 5, the loss of blood stops. The lining of the uterus begins to re-grow and an egg …

3D animation of how IVF works

RUDmedical - IVF - Embryo Development & Implantation

From Fertilization to Implantation

ukactive

A new report Start Young, Stay Active, released today by not-for-profit health body ukactive, calls on government, education providers and every …

Chronic Disease

SELF Nutrition Data | Food Facts, Information & Calorie Calculator

Dieting & Weight Loss<p>On Nutrition Data, you'll find detailed nutrition information, plus unique analysis tools that tell you more about how foods …

White people the least healthy ethnic group in Britain

Official data suggests that people from white ethnic backgrounds are unhealthier than those from non-white ethnic groups<p>Black and Asian families are significantly healthier than white people, official figures suggest.<p>A study found that one in three people from white families had long-standing …

How sugar affects the brain - Nicole Avena

5 Multiple Choice &<br>3 Open Answer Questions<p>Learn<br>More<p>1 Guided Discussions &<br>33 Open Discussions<p>Create and share a new lesson based on this …

Now Saturated Fat Is Good for You?

A recent article in the <i>British Medical Journal (BMJ)</i> puts to rest a decades-old myth: Saturated fat is NOT bad for the heart. [1] This is news I've long suspected! And we now have science to support it. Fat is not the enemy when it comes to cardiovascular disease, weight gain, brain health, and so …

Top 13 Nutrition Lies That Made the World Sick and Fat

Nutrition is full of all kinds of nonsense.<p>The worst examples are listed here, but unfortunately this is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Here are the top …

Nutrition

12 Baby Steps to Optimal Nutrition

What works for one person may not work for the next.<p>When making changes, some people (like me) prefer to go all-in and change everything at the same …

Nutrition

The Great Salt Debate: So Bad?

This week experts warned against the dangers of overdoing low-sodium diets. That's a step toward what salt advocates like "The Salt Guru" Morton Satin have enjoined for years.<p>quinndombrowski/flickr<p>When I first meet Morton Satin, he's seated in an office chair on a Tuesday morning, shaking his head …

'Salt intake drop could increase chances of heart disease'

Salt is GOOD for you: Eating more could even lower the chances of heart disease<p>By<p>Controversial findings question push by authorities to get people to …

Holistic Medicine

Why do coffee and alcohol make you PEE more?

Why does drinking alcohol cause dehydration?

Our bodies are amazing organisms, especially when it comes to processing alcohol. Dr Karl explains why, if you're drinking booze, what goes in is not …