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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


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 [...]

2017-09-10T14:41:47+00:00 Comments Off on Cardio


Chromosomes and Genes Long threads of DNA containing millions of base pairs are tightly coiled to form chromosomes. Humans have twenty three pairs and we receive a complete set of genetic material from our parents at conception. Chromosomes are located in the [...]

2017-09-09T10:40:28+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 [...]

2017-09-11T13:56:51+00:00 0 Comments


Our immune system works closely with the skeletal, lymphatic, and circulatory system to confront dangerous pathogens that could invade the cells of the body and cause infection or disease. White blood cells are formed in the marrow of our bones. They patrol the body in search of [...]

2017-09-10T15:09:12+00:00 Comments Off on Immunity


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 [...]

2017-09-10T14:43:19+00:00 Comments Off on Nutrition