Busy Semester

Whew! It has been a busy semester already (hence the reason for no post since July). This semester I am taking Advanced Pharmacology, Advanced Pathophysiology, and Nursing Theory. My favorite class thus far has been advanced pathophysiology. It is fascinating to see how intricate and complex the human body is. We started off with the … Continue reading Busy Semester

Meat causes what?!!

It might come as a shock to many people that meat causes cancer. Before you throw rotten tomatoes, let me say that I am not the first to make this "claim" and will not be the last. "Well then," you might ask, "Where is the evidence to support this outlandish claim?!" Glad you asked! Let … Continue reading Meat causes what?!!

Vegetarian/Vegan diet as a treatment for high blood pressure?

Hypertension is a silent killer. Many people underestimate the importance of a controlled and steady blood pressure. While hypertension is a serious problem, generally it is a warning sign of the body’s homeostasis being interrupted. High blood pressure can be the result of arteriostenosis (hardening of the arteries), atherosclerosis (Fatty deposits in the arteries), excessive … Continue reading Vegetarian/Vegan diet as a treatment for high blood pressure?