The mineral Zinc is present throughout the body and helps with the healing of wounds, and is also a vital component of many enzyme reactions. Zinc is particularly important for healthy skin and is essential for a healthy immune system and resistance to infection.
Your caffeine can come from coffee, tea, chocolates or energy drinks. There are several health benefits in caffeine. The key to caffeine’s health benefits are in consuming it moderately. Even decaffeinated drinks are not totally safe, as they are known to adversely affect the lipid profile.
Did you know that the smoking related diseases claim about 438,000 American lives every year? Smoking costs the United States over $167 billion per year in health-care; including $92 billion in mortality-related productivity loses, and $75 billion in direct medical expenditures. That’s an average of $3,702 per adult smoker.
Victims of Erectile Dysfunction should first consult their physicians to rule out any organic disease or drug interactions. If the cause is psychological, which is about 10 to 20 %, then counseling may be the best answer. Ultimately, sufferers of psychological ED should realize that sex is an act which begins between the ears (in the mind).
A one out of nine man in America faces problems with erectile dysfunction. That accounts for over eleven percent of all men in the country! As far as the total number of men there are in the United States that have problems achieving an erection, the number sits at around thirty million people.
Our sugar consumption has hit the roof. Americans are eating more sugar than their ancestors. The exact figure is not known but it is estimated that it is over 120 pounds per person per year and that is an awful lot. Man has tampered with sugar by refining it.
A relatively new disease has sprung up and that is the human form of Mad Cow Disease and it is called as vCJD — variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease. New variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease accounts for less than 1% of cases, and tends to affect younger people. New variant CJD can result when someone is exposed to contaminated meat products.
Oprah Winfrey told ABC Good Morning America host Robin Roberts that she, “blew out her thyroid”. It is believed that the October 2007 issue of O: The Oprah Magazine, features more specifics on Oprah’s recent thyroid problems, in her own words.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by a combination of widespread pain in the muscles, tendons, ligaments, fatigue, and multiple tender points on the body. The American College of Rheumatology estimates that 3 to 6 million people are afflicted with this disease in the US.
Genetically modified food uses modern biotechnology or ‘gene technology’, which is also called as Genetic engineering, which allows selected individual genes to be transferred from one plant species to the other and then used to grow GM plants and food crops.