Minerals, Foods High in Minerals

These are just as vital to health as Vitamins. They are also responsible for many body functions and metabolic processes. Some are needed as components of the body structures such as the skeleton, for example our bones contain a quantity of Calcium, Magnesium and Phosphorous. The body cannot make minerals so they must be obtained from our food. Minerals are never destroyed, they are found in the soil, rocks and water, Plants and animals absorb or ingest them which in turn bring them into the food chain for us to consume. Although...

Vitamins and Minerals

These are substances needed, in varying small amounts, to sustain life, ensure correct body functioning and to maintain health. They must be obtained from our diet, a lack of a particular vitamin or mineral results in the body not functioning properly and in severe cases a deficiency disease such as scurvy caused by a long term Vitamin C deficiency. Symptoms of a deficiency disease range from minor problems such as poor skin, hair and nails to serious conditions such as anaemia, which can be caused by too little Iron. All Vitamins...

The Prime Cause and Prevention of Cancer Dr. Otto Warburg

Lecture delivered to Nobel Laureates on June 30, 1966 at Lindau, Lake Constance, Germany. There are prime and secondary causes of diseases. For example, the prime cause of the plague is the plague bacillus, but secondary causes of the plague are filth, rats, and the fleas that transfer the plague bacillus from rats to man. By the prime cause of a disease, I mean one that is found in every case of the disease. Cancer, above all other diseases, has countless secondary causes. Almost anything can cause cancer. But, even for cancer,...

10 Ways to Improve your Memory.

A good memory is often seen as something that comes naturally, and a bad memory as something that cannot be changed, but actually there is a lot that you can do to improve your memory. However, it does mean taking responsibility and making an effort. Here are the experts’ top tips. Take an interest – make an effort. We all remember the things we are interested in and forget the ones that bore us. This, with no doubt, explains the reason why schoolboys remember footballer results effortlessly but struggle with dates from their...

Foods that help to improve Brain Function

A healthy, balanced diet is vital for anyone who wants good health. That everyone knows. But what we also need to know is that everything eaten interferes with the functioning of the “complex machine” that is the human body. With the brain, the coordinator of all our tasks, this influence is even more relevant Therefore, we must invest in more foods that help improve brain function, in the quest for the physical well-being and mental health. The main foods that ensure the health of your brain, and why they are important...