Low cellular oxygen levels can lead to cancer:
We live in a world today where harmful toxins & carcinogens are ever present, even in the air we breathe. General household products including cleaning products, air fresheners etc. plus beauty & skincare creams, bath & shower gels, unless they are naturally based, contain parabans & other toxic substances proved to be carcinogenic. In addition to this the food we buy, unless certified organic, is sprayed with pesticides & other chemicals which inhibit the healthy functioning of our immune system & can also directly contribute to cancer.
The build up of such toxins in our body results in the surrounding cells becoming starved of oxygen. Oxygen plays a key role in the functioning of healthy cells, they need oxygen as they are aerobic, this means they burn oxygen to produce energy. When the availability of oxygen becomes reduced to a certain point, … Read More
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What is Iron-Deficiency Anemia?
It is a condition where the number of red blood cells in the blood is low, thus causing a low blood count. It occurs because your red blood cells do not contain enough hemoglobin, a iron-rich protein that causes blood to be red in color.
What Causes Anemia?
There are several causes of anemia, which include:
- Iron deficiency
- Kidney disease
- Poor nutrition
- Deficiency of vitamin B12 known as pernicious anemia
- Sickle cell anemia
- Bone marrow related anemia
- Aplastic anemia
- Hemolytic anemia
- Active bleeding, eg. heavy bleeding during menstration.
Symptoms of Anemia
Low red blood cell count means that there is little oxygen going to the tissues in the body, and it is this lack of oxygen that causes anemia. The symptoms and include:
- Looking pale
- Decreased energy
- Shortness of breath
Treating Anemia With Beet Juice
Beetroot juice is possibly the … Read More