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Textbook: Zelman, M. (2015). Human Disease – A Systematic Approach (8th Edition). Publisher: Pearson Inc.   Chapter 6: Diseases of the Cardiovascular System – Heart Disease Objectives By the end of this lesson you should be able to Define coronary heart disease Identify risk factors for coronary heart disease Define heart attack Explain how a heart […]

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The prostate is a gland (chemical-producing organ) located between the bladder and the penis. Its function is to secrete fluid that is incorporated in the seminal fluid and to help propel seminal fluid into the urethra during ejaculation. It makes up about a third of seminal fluid and contains nutrients and chemicals that protects and […]

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What are Phytochemicals? Phytochemicals are non-nutritive bioactive compounds in plants. Over 10000 phytochemicals have been isolated and more than 150 studied in depth. How Do Phytochemicals Prevent Cancer? The role of phytochemicals in plants is to provide protection from attack by fungus, bacteria, insects, animals, and diseases. However, they provide several benefits in the human […]

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