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Is Your Stomach Bacteria Making You FAT?

By at May 29, 2012 | 11:37 am | 0 Comment

Is Your Stomach Bacteria Making You FAT?

If you added up all the bacteria that live on the skin, in the GI tract, and in other orifices, they would outnumber your human cells ten to one. Amazing! This may be unsettling at first until you realize that they are there to protect us from harmful organisms, such as yeast and C. diff. Our bacterial army works tirelessly around the clock to keep us healthy. But do more...

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Is Your Appendix More Than a Leftover?

By at February 10, 2012 | 1:15 pm | 0 Comment

Is Your Appendix More Than a Leftover?

For a very long time the appendix was believed to be nothing more than a vestigial organ. In other words, an organ that no longer has importance to us, but at one time did have significance in our ancestors. An obvious example of a vestigial organ would be the non-functional hind-leg and foot bones in modern whales that are just buried within their fat. The ancestors of more...

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CPR St. Louis

By at January 4, 2012 | 1:31 pm | 0 Comment

CPR St. Louis

CPR St. Louis Teaches How to Effectively Use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for Adults and Children over 8 _______________________________________________ An AED is a device that assesses heart rhythms. It determines if the victim needs a shock, and if so will direct the rescuer to administer the shock. Abnormal heart rhythms, such as ventricular more...

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St. Louis CPR | BLS | ACLS | Certification

By at October 30, 2011 | 2:46 pm | 0 Comment

ACLS-BLS St. Louis has moved to 44 Meramec Valley Plaza in Valley Park MO 63088 where they provide service to the greater saint louis and western illinois areas. They offer all American Heart Association AHA certified cpr classes. Their classes include certification and recertification in CPR adult, child and infant for health care professionals or better known as Basic more...

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What is Starch?

By at February 28, 2011 | 2:08 pm | 2 Comments

What is Starch?

What is Starch? by Professor Jay Starch is a carbohydrate. The 3 major dietary carbohydrates are sugar, fiber, and starch. Some of the most common sugars, also known as simple sugars, include glucose, fructose, sucrose, and lactose. Fiber is made from the sugar, glucose. We do not have enzymes that can break down fiber so we cannot directly access the glucose. But, more...

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