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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 [...]

2018-02-18T11:38:23+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 [...]

2017-12-14T12:50:20+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 [...]

2017-12-14T13:00:55+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, in the food and water we consume, and from the people we come in contact with. Our bodies are continually on guard, adapting to an ever-changing [...]

2017-12-14T13:06:54+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 [...]

2018-01-30T14:41:05+00:00 Comments Off on Nutrition

Twelve Apostles

Crowds gathered on the shores of the Sea of Galilee to listen to Jesus preach his message about God's love and forgiveness. As he walked through towns and villages in the modern-day region of northern Israel, he inspired twelve disciples to follow him and witness his healing miracles. [...]

2018-01-24T12:12:08+00:00 218 Comments

History of the Zodiac Constellations

What Were the First Star Maps Like? Tablets made of hardened clay and a small reed with a sharpened tip were the writing instruments of the Sumerians living on the Tigris and Euphrates rivers more than five thousand years ago. What started as a means of counting [...]

2018-01-29T13:23:32+00:00 0 Comments