October 14, 2011 @ 10:23 AM
Just to set the record straight it’s PROSTATE, not prostRate. (To be prostrate is to lay face down.) Now that we’ve dealt with that little matter…on to the details.
The prostate is a gland found only in males and it is one of the leading causes of health problems in men over 40 years. It is walnut-sized, doughnut-shaped, strongly muscled, and encircles the urethra just below the bladder. The urethra is the tube that carries urine from the bladder out through the penis. The urethra also carries sperm from the testicles to the outside world during orgasm.
Being a gland, the prostate secretes (since that’s what glands do) a substance for a specific purpose, in this ...
October 14, 2011 @ 10:06 AM
by Malcolm Saunders
taken from The Little Book of Sweet and Creamy Foods
The transition beyond dairy usually leads most "dairy-free"ers towards a soy-based cuisine. Soy products are big business and touted as miracle health foods. Studies of Asian cultures, particularly in Japan, have emphasized that soy is their key to good health. However, it is revealing to note that soy used in Japan is traditionally used in small amounts as a condiment and it is usually in a fermented form.
Soy is naturally a low-mineral food offering little as a staple replacement for meat of diary
Soy contains potentially harmful phytates which chelate certain minerals before they can even be absorbed by the .........
October 14, 2011 @ 10:04 AM
When it comes to ‘fitness chemistry’ few things are more complicated to understand , the subject of rumours, and potentially misused ,than amino acids.
Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. The twenty amino acids required for human life fall into two categories. The eleven non-essential amino acids can be manufactured in our bodies on an as needed basis. The nine essential amino acids must be supplied in the diet because we cannot make them.
Glutamine is a ‘conditionally essential’ amino acid. While we can make it. In times of physical stress or injury our demand for it increases beyond our capacity to replace it so taking supplemental amounts of it can be helpful. One challenge of using ...