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Bones of the Human Body

The skull, or cranium, is made up of 22 separate cranial and facial bones, most of which fuse together at suture lines with age. The eyes, brain, and inner ear are protected by the cranium. The lower jaw bone is the [...]

2017-09-09T10:38:11+00:00 Comments Off on Bones of the Human Body

Cardio

A healthy cardiovascular system is vital to feeling well at every age. Our hearts beat approximately 70-100 times per minute, pumping blood into the lungs and then outward through miles of arteries. It’s size and mass are proportional to each person, our hearts being roughly the size of [...]

2017-11-17T11:03:03+00:00 Comments Off on Cardio

DNA

The spiral, ladder-shaped molecule of DNA is a familiar sight. The sides are alternating phosphate and sugar molecules while the rungs consist of four amino acids known as nitrogenous base pairs; adenine bonds with thymine, and cytosine with guanine. The practically limitless sequencing of these base pairs [...]

2017-11-24T09:39:37+00:00 Comments Off on DNA

Heart Health

The heart starts to beat practically at conception and continues it's life-sustaining role for a hundred years or longer. It's size and mass are proportional to each person, our hearts being roughly the size of our clenched fist. This durable muscle powers the circulatory system that pumps blood [...]

2017-10-20T14:07:46+00:00 0 Comments

Immunity

The immune system is our body's way of protecting itself from disease-causing pathogens that naturally exist in the air we breathe, the people we come in contact with, and in the food and water we consume. Our bodies are continually on guard, adapting to an ever-changing environment [...]

2017-10-22T17:57:07+00:00 Comments Off on Immunity

Nutrition

The three types of carbohydrates - simple sugars, complex carbs, and dietary fiber – each play a different role in digestion.  Simple sugars like glucose, fructose, and sucrose are easily digested and quickly flow into the bloodstream for an instant source of energy or alertness Complex carbs from starchy [...]

2017-10-22T17:55:36+00:00 Comments Off on Nutrition

Twelve Apostles

The Apostles At the start of his ministry, Jesus inspired twelve men to leave their professions and join him as he traveled from the shores of the Sea of Galilee through his home town of Nazareth to Jersulam where he was arrested and crucified. Writings that became the New Testament record that the [...]

2017-11-18T10:13:44+00:00 218 Comments