Addictions

Ketogenic Diet to Reduce Hunger, Diabetes and Obesity

Ketogenic Diet to Reduce Hunger, Diabetes and Obesity It is known that intake of monounsaturated fat increases the concentration of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and reduces the glucose concentration1 and the degree of insulin resistance, at least in patients with diabetes mellitus. Replacing dietary carbohydrate with polyunsaturated or monounsaturated fat decreases the risk of coronary heart disease, as predicted by favorable changes...

Don’t Take Excessive Salt, it May Induce Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers Bacteria

Don’t Take Excessive Salt, it May Induce Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers Bacteria A pinch and a dash of salt can quickly add up to unhealthy levels of sodium, especially when many foods already contain more than enough sodium. About 11 percent of the sodium in the average U.S. diet comes from adding salt or other sodium-containing condiments to foods while cooking or eating. But the majority of the sodium — 77 percent — comes from eating prepared or processed foods that...

Food for The Prevention of Cancer; Researchers Suggest

Food for The Prevention of Cancer; Researchers Suggest A substantial number of American adults hold fatalistic beliefs about cancer and are correspondingly less likely to take basic steps to lower their cancer risk, such as exercising, quitting smoking and eating a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables. To date the greatest success in this field has come from the use of drugs with shown effect in advanced malignancy. But increasingly research is...

Keep Food Record What You Eat for Better Weight Loss

Keep Food Record What You Eat for Better Weight Loss There's a reason so many doctors and nutritionists recommend keeping a food diary when you're trying to lose weight: It actually appears to work. The case for food diaries (or food records or journals) got a little stronger today, when weight-loss researchers reported that a large, multicenter study suggests that tracking what goes in your mouth can double the amount of weight lost. The findings...

Violent TV, DVD, Video, PC Game Show Badly Effect on Kids Health

Violent TV, DVD, Video, PC Game Show Badly Effect on Kids Health A study by Dr. Markus Dworak and colleagues from German Sport University Cologne described in the journal Pediatrics; found that playing a heart-pounding computer game may have trouble sleeping and remembering what they just learned for their homework and ultimate effects on children's health and well-being is considered a serious problem.” Our results provide supplementary evidence for a...

Where and How Drug Interaction Occurs?

Where and How Drug Interaction Occurs? It is usual for patients to receive a number of drugs at the same time. There are reports of getting 36 different drugs in one admission at John Hopkins Hospital in the United States. A researcher described this as a carrier bag syndrome. When a drug is administered, a response is obtained; if a second drug is given and the response to the first drug is altered, a drug interaction is said to have...

Food Poisoning, Botulism and Food Allergy

Food Poisoning, Botulism and Food Allergy The term food poisoning in its wider sense includes all illnesses which result from ingestion of food containing non-bacterial or bacterial products. But the term is usually restricted to acute gastroenteritis due to the bacterial infection of food or drink. Causes: (I) Poisoning due to bacteria and toxins. (II) Poisons of vegetable origin (natural food poisons): Lathyrus sativus. Poisonous...

Does Addiction Follow Aging Earlier?

Does Addiction Follow Aging Earlier? Never before have had so many people lived for so long. Life expectancy has nearly doubled over the last century. The aging of the population — in past decades and in the foreseeable future -presents both a challenge and an opportunity for all of us as we seek to stay healthy throughout our longer lives. The brain has different regions for memory, perceiving and processing sensory inputs,...

Internet Addiction Guide

Internet Addiction Guide What is Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD)? What "Internet addiction disorder" (IAD) is still difficult to define at this time. Much of the original research was based upon the weakest type of research methodology, namely exploratory surveys with no clear hypothesis or rationale backing them. Coming from an atheoretical approach has some benefits, but also is not typically recognized as being a...

Psychological and Emotional Impact of Teens Personal Life for Internet Addiction

Psychological and Emotional Impact of Teens Personal Life for Internet Addiction About 9.72 percent of Chinese citizens between the ages of 13 and 30 suffer Internet addiction, a survey revealed recently (2008-01-18). The survey defines an Internet-addicted as one whose life, career and interpersonal relations are harmed by Internet use, said the report issued by the China Youth Association for Network Development (CYAND). Concerned by a number of high-profile internet-...

Mixture of Alcohol and Artificial Sweetener(Sugar Substitute) May Make you More Drunker

Mixture of Alcohol and Artificial Sweetener(Sugar Substitute) May Make you More A sugar substitute, or artificial sweetener, is a food additive which attempts to duplicate the effect of sugar or corn syrup in taste, but often with less food energy.The sensation of sweetness caused by these compounds (the "sweetness profile") is sometimes notably different from as natural sugar, so they are used in complex mixtures. This may be seen in soft drinks such as soda labeled as "...

Microbes Liable for Diarrhea and Dysentery and How Grow and Effect

Microbes Liable for Diarrhea and Dysentery and How Grow and Effect Diarrhea is usually defined as the passage of three or more loose or watery stool in a 24-hour period, or stool frequency or liquidity that is considered abnormal by the mother. Exclusive breast-fed infants, normally pass several soft, semi-liquid stools each day. A loose stool being one that would take the shape of a container. In infants, stools volume in excess of 15 gm/kg/24 hour and from 3...

How Drug Addiction Follow Dependency; its Symptoms and Treatment

How Drug Addiction Follow Dependency; its Symptoms and Treatment A drug is any substance, other than those required for the maintenance of normal health, that when taken into the living organism may modify one or more of its functions (WHO). Drug misuse (substance abuse) is defined as "a state psychic and sometimes also physical, resulting from the interaction between a living organism and a drug characterized by a behavioral and other responses that always...

Antioxidant Vitamin : Why you Choose?

Antioxidant Vitamin : Why you Choose? ANTI-OXIDANT VITAMIN Introduction: The antioxidant vitamin (B- carotene, vitamin- C and vitamin E) is one of the most exciting areas of nutrition research in the past few years. There has been a surge of interest in these nutrients in the past few years, as more and more studies have shown that anti-oxidants may protect against today's most prevalent degenerative diseases, including coronary...

Alcohol and The Body

Alcohol and The Body Introduction Criminal lawyers who defend drunk driving charges must understand how the body absorbs, distributes and eliminates alcohol. In the pages that follow, forensic toxicologist Gerald Kupferschmidt discusses these and other alcohol-related issues. What the body does to alcohol. Alcohol absorption, distribution and elimination occur simultaneously and start with consumption. Absorption is...