Posts Tagged "Metabolism"

Ecological Medicine – Les Cole, MD

“If someone blew up a hospital or infected a water supply, we’d view it as an act of health terrorism. But pumping persistent organic pollutants into the atmosphere, clearing forests, over-using resources and contributing to global warming are equally inimical…

Documentaries on Food and Health

Documentaries on Food and Health

  There is no longer any doubt from the medical and nutritional literature that nutrition is the greatest contributor to health and malnutrition the greatest contributor to disease. Hippocrates is quoted as saying, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine…

Are You Malnourished?

Are You Malnourished?

The information for this article came from a paper written for my Master’s Thesis in Nutrition and Metabolism, Biomedical Section of The University of South Florida School of Medicine   First, What Is Nutrition? We talk about nutrition, but what…

Understanding Health and Disease

Understanding Health and Disease

Our understanding of health and disease has changed through time. Evil spirits and vapors were once thought to be the causes of disease. Hippocrates advocated, “Let food be thy medicine.” With the Renaissance came an inquiry into science including that…