Margarine

Margarine
Margarine
Hydrogenation, the process used to make liquid oils solid at room temperature, made possible a shift from animal fat to vegetable fat as a substitute for butter.

The resulting product — which may be blended with other milk products or animal fats (such as lard or tallow) and salt for taste — is margarine. It has been used as a butter substitute since the late 19th century. Sometimes it is referred to as oleomargarine or oleo. Oleo means oil and refers to the vegetable oil base of margarine.

Like butter, regular margarine is about 80 percent fat (actually, law requires this percentage of fat for the product to be labeled margarine) and has the same number of calories. One tablespoon contains about 100 calories and 11 grams of fat.

Hypothermia

Hypothermia
Hypothermia
The sustained loss of body heat resulting in low body temperature. Hypothermia occurs with extended exposure to cold external temperatures. Cool, wet conditions may also result in hypothermia.

The key symptom of mild hypothermia, in which body temperature is no lower than 95ºF, is intense shivering. Attempt to warm the person getting him or her into a warm location, removing wet clothing and wrapping in warm blankets, and offering warm fluids to drink.

When body temperature drops below 95ºF in moderate hypothermia, the body loses the ability to shiver and the rate of heat loss increases. hearth rate slows, blood pressure drops, and metabolism slows.

Why am I always so tired?

so tired
Why am I always so tired?
Occasionai spelis of tiredness are common, but constant fatigue is not. Have a look at your lifestyle. The common reasons for tiredness include poor sleeping patterns, iack of exercise, or stress.

Certain medical conditions like anaemia, hypothyroidism, diabetes and high biood pressure can cause tiredness. Poor nutrition can contribute.

I wonder if I'm eating the right food?

It's easy to reach for a chocolate bar when you need a boost, but sugary foods burn fast and leave you in a slump. Better to refuel on slower-burning foods like fruit or wholegrain bread - your energy levels will be steadier and last longer.

Back Acne

Doctors know acne by the formal name of acne vulgaris. We know it simply as pimples, zits or spots. Upclose, acne can be seen as a mixture of different spots. There are inflamed spots (papules), some of which turn into yellow heads containing pus (pustules), blackheads and tiny little nodules or cysts.

Collectively termed blemishes, they mostly sprout from hair follicles - the reason men with hairy backs are more prone to acne. Besides the upper body, acne can also appear on the upper thighs and buttocks.

Drink Your Vegetables

carrot juice
carrot juice
Over-fried, dripping with oil, doused with sauce. Don't you sometimes wish you could have your veggies plain and simple? Solution: Juice it!

Carrot

This skinny root is fat with nutrients, valuable minerals and antioxidants. Filled with the goodness of Vitamins A, B and C plus iron, calcium and potassium, carrots give you a natural high, promoting vitality and bright eyes.

Antioxidants help the immune system to counter the effects of free radicals. Vitamin C is one of the most effective, and helps to build healthy tissue. Those bothered by acne or eczema may find that carrot juice improves their skin.


Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune Disease
Autoimmune Disease
Most people don’t think about there immune system when health is good. The immune system is your body’s first line of defense against disease and viruses.

When ones immune system turns on the body and attacks healthy tissue, the result is an autoimmune disease.

Autoimmune disease is number three next to heart disease and cancer in America as cause of death.

Prevention and Treatments of HIV/AIDS

How HIV is Transmitted

hiv = aids = death?
hiv = aids = death?
The human immunodeficiency virus is principally spread by physical contact with blood, semen or vaginal fluid infected by the disease. HIV is typically spread by three main scenarios:
  • Sexual contact sexual relations with someone infected with
  • Contact with an infected needle or syringe (Sharing needles with someone infected with HIV).
  • HIV may be spread to children from their mothers during childbirth or during breastfeeding.

Benefit From Vinegar and Honey

apple vinegar
The health benefits of the apple cider vinegar and honey drink are well known. This folk remedy has been used by many to treat various ailments, and as an anti-aging elixir.

Many people have smartly made use of its cleansing and antiseptic properties to self-detoxify their body. It is seen as a powerful cleansing agent and natural antibiotic that fights germs and bacteria.

Brush your Teeth with the Right Toothbrush

the Right Toothbrush
the Right Toothbrush
Many people still fall prey to advertising gimmicks by toothbrush manufacturers causing them to go for design and color instead of ease of use. Similarly, many falls on the misconception that electric toothbrush is better than ordinary toothbrush.

However, electric or not, both toothbrushes are designed to do one thing - to clean the teeth, although electric toothbrushes do the job much simpler.

Bad Dental Hygiene Effects

bad dental hygiene
Bad Dental Hygiene Effects
Bad dental hygiene can have decremental effects on your health. Specifically, bad oral hygiene can lead to cavities (dental caries), gingivitis, periodontitis, and bad breath (halitosis).

Conversely, Good dental hygiene can have many positive effects in your daily life. It not only strengthens your teeth and gums, but it can have positive effects on your overall health and well being as well.

Gingivitis is the inflammation of the gums around the teeth. It is often the result of plaque and tartar buildup due to improper cleaning of the teeth or by injury to the gums from vigorous brushing or flossing.

Relation between Endometriosis and Infertility

endometriosis pictures
Endometriosis is a condition occurs to women during their reproductive age. Endometriosis and infertility are most likely associated to each other due to the effect or contribution of the disease to infertility.

In this condition, the endometrial tissue that surrounds the lining of the uterus grows and reaches the outside part of it. Due to this progressive condition it may also infect the other parts of reproductive organs that are mainly located in the abdominal such as fallopian tubes and ovaries.

Studies show that 40%-50% of women that are infertile do have endometriosis. Infertility is one of the effects of endometriosis.