Monthly Archives: February 2013

BLOOD CLOTS – THROMBOSIS – HOW TO PREVENT

It is important to distinguish two classes or types of BLOOD CLOTS: 1   Those which occur in the veins of the body, most commonly in the legs, known as   VENOUS THROMBOSIS or thrombophlebitis. 2   Those which occur in the arterial … Continue reading

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IRON BIOAVAILABILITY

IRON BIOAVAILABILITY is the proportion of ingested iron which is absorbed from the intestines and transferred into the circulation. Haem iron:   iron as haemoglobin found in red meat, poultry and fish, is approximately 20% or more absorbed when assessed as … Continue reading

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HALITOSIS

HALITOSIS, or offensive odor of the breath will linger on unless the root cause is discovered; the most common causes being tooth and gum conditions, sinusitis and tonsillitis whereby long-term or recurring infection causes HALITOSIS, smoking, gastrointestinal sluggishness and constipation. … Continue reading

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