Cancer - Nutrition Workshop

What 'Carcinogenic' Is Cancer

Cancer is a disease caused by mutating cells in the body. Until now, there is no 100% way to predict where, when, and how a cellular program will fail. Medicine knows only factors that increase the likelihood of mutation (they are called " carcinogenic ", that is, "causing tumors"): radiation exposure, exposure to toxic substances, a general decrease in immunity, etc. , but even they do not lead to the development of cancer with one hundred percent probability. The opposite is also true: no modern therapy can protect a person from the risk of tumors.

A tumor, or carcinoma, occurs when a somatic (non-reproductive) cell in the body begins to divide and grow chaotically. Usually, each cell in the body lives on a well-defined schedule known as the cell cycle. When its program is completed, the cell stops dividing and dies, and the cleaning cells (phagocytes) destroy its traces so that inflammation does not arise in the tissues due …

Vitamin K- Nutrition Workshop

What is Vitamin K

Vitamin K is a great source of nutrient, which promotes proper blood clotting and it, also prevent bleeding.  Vitamin K is a group of vitamins found in various food sources. It is fat-soluble and is required by the body for the formation of specific blood-clotting proteins. It is also required for managing the structures of calcium in tissues and bones.

Vitamin K functions as a cofactor in the modification of these proteins by the gamma-glutamyl carboxylase enzyme. This modification process allows the proteins to bind calcium ions – which they cannot do by themselves.

There are two natural forms of vitamin K. Vitamin K1 is known as phylloquinone, and is commonly found in plants (particularly leafy green vegetables). It is expressly associated with photosynthesis in plants, and functional in animals for the production of blood-clotting proteins.

Vitamin K1 is usually converted to and stored as vitamin K2 in the body of animals. Vitamin K2 is known as menaquinone, and …

How Much Vitamin A, B9, and C Do We Need

Vitamins mean “Vital for life” they are non-caloric micronutrients essential for normal body functioning and are needed in a small amount. Vitamin plays an important role in various functioning of the body, such as oxygen transportation, metabolism of the cofactor, and antioxidants. They allow the body to use fat, protein, and carbohydrates properly. The best way to consume vitamins is through a variety of nutrients dense food.

Vitamins are essentially required to keeps us grow correctly to forms skin, organs, bones, and muscles, as well as Support us to fight the infections. Inadequacies in some vitamins can cause serious health problems. To make sure that your body is getting enough vitamins for healthy growth and development is to give an ample amount of fresh fruits, cereals, vegetables, legumes, and whole-grain bread.

Vitamins and minerals came from five different groups including vegetables, fruits, fish, meat, whole grain bread & cereals, nuts, legumes, poultry, and dairy p…

How Much Vitamin D, E, K, and B17 Do We Need

Vitamins are the nutrients we get from the food we eat. They are essential nutrients needed by our body to remain healthy. Except for Vitamin D, our body cannot produce vitamins so it is necessary to eat vitamin-rich food. Most of the vitamins come from fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs, nuts, and fish.

Vitamins are of two types.
•Fat-soluble vitamins
•Water-Soluble vitamins

Fat-soluble vitamins are the type of vitamins that mix up with our body fat and they can be stored until our body needs them. Storage of Fat-soluble usually occurs in liver and fat tissues. Overconsumption of fat-soluble vitamins can lead to toxicity overconsumption from food occur rarely it usually occurs from supplementation. Fat-soluble includes vitamin A, E, D and K.

While Water-Soluble vitamins mix, up with the blood and flow through our whole body. Therefore, our body absorbs required vitamins and the leftover unnecessary vitamins are removed from the body through the urine. Water-soluble vitamins include vitami…

Cause and Prevention of High Blood Pressure

High Blood pressure or hypertension is when the force of blood going through your blood vessels is too high it means your heart has to work a lot harder to move blood through your body if not treated high blood pressure can lead to serious health problems like heart attacks or strokes. High blood pressure is the intensity of your blood hitting the walls of your artery. There are two reading which measures blood pressure.

•Systolic pressure (the higher number)
It determines the force of blood being pumped across in your body when your heart contracts. Normally it should be less than 120mm of mercury.

•Diastolic pressure (the lower number)
It measures when the heart relaxes between beats. Normally it should be less than 80mm of mercury.
If the level of your systolic blood pressure stays higher than 140 and diastolic, the pressure stays above 90 you might have high blood pressure.

High blood pressure is also known as hypertension and it is usually diagnosed when your levels are always abov…

Cause and Prevention of Obesity

Obesity is a kind of disease in which the body fat has risen to a degree that can have a detrimental impact on health. People are usually considered overweight if their body mass index (BMI) measurements are calculated by dividing the person's weight by the square of the person's height by more than 30 kg / m2 within a range of 25-30 kg / m2 defined as overweight. The population of overweight people has been doubled since 1980, over more than 1.9 billion adults are overweight 13% of them are obese.

It is also defined as abnormal fat accumulation that may impair health. The main cause of being obese in an energy imbalance between calories consumed & calories used one result of global changes in dietary and physical activity patterns the main health problem associated with obesity is cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, musculoskeletal disorders and sometimes it leads to cancer. It is the fifth leading risk for global deaths as 2.6 million adults die because of being obese.


Causes and Prevention of Strokes

Strokes occur when the blood supply to part of your brain is cut off. This can affect your brain cells and cause your brain cells to become damaged & die. A stroke can happen to any person it has 2 major types. The most common is an ischemic stroke, which happens when a blood vessel in the brain becomes narrowed and blood clot forms causing a blockage.

Sometimes the blockage is temporary and is called TIA and often called a mini-stroke. As a result, you may experience confusion, slurred speech for a short time, and then get back to normal feelings again. The other major stroke is Hemorrhagic stroke, this occurs when a blood vessel ruptures, causing a bleed in the brain, permanently damaging the surrounding brain cells.

The risk of stroke increased by an irregular heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation or having a risk factor of being older, having high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, or being overweight.  A stroke patient may experience a sudden face drop on the side …