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YOUR KNEE AND HOW IT WORKS: BONE

Posted on May 9th, 2011, by admin

Bones provide strength, stability, and flexibility. They are shaped in such a way to allow you to flex and extend. There are four bones around the knee. The femur, also known as the thigh bone, is the longest, largest, and strongest bone in the body. The femur runs down from the pelvis to the knee [...]

THE STOMACH AND IBS: LACK OF ENZYMES & TOO MUCH HYDROCHLORIC ACID

Posted on April 24th, 2011, by admin

Lack of Enzymes When food enters the stomach it needs enzymes to help to break it down. If there is a deficiency of these substances then the small intestine has to cope with food which has not passed through the initial stages of digestion. The result is discomfort from wind and bloating. Taking supplements of [...]