Tag: life

Cysteine Metabolism and Metal Toxicity

Chronic, low level exposure to toxic metals is an increasing global problem. The symptoms associated with the slow accumulation of toxic metals are multiple and rather nondescript, and overt expression of toxic effects may not appear until later in life. The sulfhydryl-reactive metals (mercury, cadmium, lead, arsenic) are particularly insidious and can affect a vast array of biochemical and nutritional processes. The primary mechanisms by...

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Better Sex And Gum Disease

Is there a link? Well Dr. Oz, better known as Oprah’s Doctor, knows a little about gum disease and he mentions it on his webpage RealAge.com. In an article on how the Economy can affect your dental health, Dr. Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen, the doctor authors of the best selling: “YOU: The Owner’s Manual” and “You: On A Diet”, recommend that despite the financial...

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