Author: Gaurav

Keto Diet

Keto or ketogenic diet is a very low carb, moderate protein, and high-fat diet. The main difference between the Keto diet and other healthy diet is that it changes the way your body converts certain food into energy. Generally, the body relies on carb (sugar) reserves as a fuel, but keto diet focuses on drastic reduction carbohydrates and replaces these carbs with fats.

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Heroin Addiction

Heroin is an illegal, highly addictive drug processed from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from the seed pod of certain varieties of poppy plants. It is typically sold as white or brownish powder that is “cut” with sugars, starch, powdered milk, or quinine.

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Appendix

There are nicer things in life than lying on an examining table at the doctor’s with one thermometer in your mouth and another in your behind. But that used to be the standard examination in cases of suspected appendicitis. A significantly higher temperature down below than in the mouth was a major indication. Modern doctors no longer need to rely on temperature differences to diagnose appendicitis.

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A FEW FACTS ABOUT FECES

GENTLE READER, it is now time to get down to the nitty-gritty. So, hitch up your suspenders, push your glasses up the bridge of your nose, and take a good gulp of your tea. While maintaining a safe distance, we must now take a closer look at the mysteries of number twos!

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Laxatives

The aim of taking laxatives is easily stated: to produce the perfect little pile. Laxatives can coax even the shyest gut out of its shell. Laxatives come in various types, which work in different ways. For all hopelessly constipated travelers, slow transporters, campsite toilet objectors, or hemorrhoid-hindrance conquerors, here’s a look at that box of tricks.

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Our Digestive System

The digestive tract provides the body with a continual supply of water, electrolytes, vitamins, and nutrients. To achieve this requires (1) movements of food through the alimentary tract; (2) secretion of digestive juices and digestion of the food; (3) absorption of water, various electrolytes, vitamins, and digestive products; (4) circulation of blood through the gastrointestinal organs to carry away the absorbed substances: and (5) control of these functions by local, nervous and hormonal systems.

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Constipation

Between 10 and 20 percent of people in the United States are constipated. If you want to join this club, you must fulfil at least one of the following conditions: bowel movement less than three times a week; particularly hard stool a quarter of the time, often in pellet form, which is difficult or impossible to pass without help (medication or tricks); no satisfying feeling of emptiness on leaving the toilet.

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Antibiotics

Antibiotics are reliable killers of dangerous pathogens. And their families. And their friends. And their acquaintances. And distant acquaintances of their acquaintances. That makes them the best weapon against dangerous bacteria—and the most dangerous weapon against good bacteria. But who is it who manufactures most antibiotics? It’s bacteria.

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