Ketone Bodies

Also called just ketones, ketone bodies are the manifestation of body fat metabolism. In other words, acetoacetic acid, a substance that contains ketones, is made whenever the body breaks down fat to derive energy. This fatty acid metabolism usually takes place during fasting periods, when there’s not sufficient energy available from traditional sources. However, there […]

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Cross-Training (Exercise)

Cross-training is basically a whole-body workout approach that blends together strength training, flexibility and aerobics. In other words, it’s indulging in alternate exercise forms. Such variation in workout techniques means there isn’t excessive focus or stress on a specific body area. This is likely to bring down exercise-related injuries, burnouts or muscular imbalances. Also, the […]

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Public Toilet

A public toilet is a confined place or room for the general public to defecate and urinate or perform other private acts. The structure may have one toilet area or multiple toilets and/or also urinals. Usually, the toilet has dedicated spaces for gents and ladies. However, some public toilets could be unisex, usually the ones […]

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Meldonium

Also called Mildronate (brand name), meldonium is a drug used for treating several vascular and heart diseases. In other words, it treats conditions that block oxygen and blood to the heart. Besides addressing coronary artery diseases, the drug boosts athletic and training performance, shortens the time it takes athletes to recover their expended energy, protects […]

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Birth Defect

Also called congenital disorder, birth defect refers to the problems a baby faces (when still in the womb) with regard to the formation, development and functioning of its vital body organs. The defect could hurt the baby’s metabolism or alter its body part’s structure or function. Birth defects could be minor, requiring no special treatment; […]

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