Reactions of biochemicals underly all the functions of our body. How we turn food into energy, the function of our brains and other organs, the movement of our muscles, these all require the reactions of biochemicals inside and outside the cells of our body. A natural consequence of these reactions is the generation of free radicals, highly reactive intermediates of
Part of the natural process of aging includes changes to our bodies that unfortunately usually results in a decline in function. We find we can no longer do what we did when we were younger. As if this wasn’t bad enough the risk of us suffering from one or more of the diseases associated with aging increases as we grow
When choosing food to include on our shopping list we are often attracted by a claim that a particular item is a “superfood”. It is important to understand that while we are all looking for foods that really are “super”, the term “superfood” is a marketing term and not a scientific term. Marketers generally use this term to describe a
In order for a rugby team like the All Blacks to be the best all the team members need to work together and be at their individual best.