TABLE SUGAR EQUALS GLUCOSE AND FRUCTOSE

Too much sugar in the diet has been referred to as “white death” and on closer inspection it boils down to the two ingredients in sugar.  A single molecule of sugar consists of equal amounts of glucose and fructose, which gets separated early during the digestive...

BRAIN PLASTICITY

The brain is not only an extraordinary system, but also immensely flexible and adaptable.  The way in which cells in the brain and other parts of the nervous system can adapt to change serves important functions in the brain, such as learning, the forming and...

COVID 19 VACCINES

Prevention is better than cure.  The global COVID-19 pandemic has no easy cure, resulting in more than two million deaths around the world.  With no dedicated cure in sight, scientists had to find ways to prevent people being affected by the highly...

COVID 19 AFFECTS PEOPLE DIFFERENTLY

Towards the end of 2019, the appearance of the highly contagious novel virus SARS-CoV-2 in Wuhan, China, with the capability of very efficient person-to-person transmission, has resulted in the greatest world-wide public health pandemic of the twenty-first...

COVID 19 AND THE GUT LUNG AXIS

The functioning of the human body can be compared to a chemical factory, where many individual chemical processes are integrated into a single unit with a common purpose – to keep us alive. Just like any factory, the body needs raw materials to fuel these chemical...

GARDENING IMPROVES YOUR HEALTH

Direct exposure to nature plays an important part in our well-being and has been proven to have a calming effect on us. When the interaction with nature takes the form of gardening, it is an eye-opener to see how many substantial health benefits are available to us....
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