Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is commonly referred to as heart burn and it can be quite painful. Most people suffer from it after meals or before they…

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Allicin

a pungent oily liquid with antibacterial properties, present in garlic.

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Antimicrobial

an·​ti·​mi·​cro·​bi·​al | \ ˌan-ti-mī-ˈkrō-bē-əl An antimicrobial is an agent that kills microorganisms or stops their growth especially pathogenic microorganisms; Any microorganism capable of injuring its…

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Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is a common heart disease involving the build up of plaque in the arteries. This plaque is made up of various substances including cholesterol,…

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esophageal sphincter’s

A circular band of muscle that closes the last few centimeters of the esophagus and prevents the backward flow of stomach contents.

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Omega-3

Omega-3s are a family of fatty acids, essential fatty acids that play important roles in your bodies health. Your body cannot produce Omega-3 on its…

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Oxidation

Oxidation is the process when an atom loses an electron in a reaction with oxygen and water. A browned apple or a rusted bicycle are…

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Pathogenic Microorganisms

Any microorganism capable of injuring its host.

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Phytoalexin

a substance that is produced by plant tissues in response to contact with a parasite and specifically inhibits the growth of that parasite.

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Selenium

Selenium is an essential mineral, meaning it must be obtained through your diet. It’s only needed in small amounts but plays a major role in…

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