Skin Facts

Skin Overview     Skin is the largest organ on our body, made up of several different parts, including water, protein, lipids (fats), and different minerals and chemicals.  Throughout your life, your skin will change, for better or worse.  In fact, your skin regenerates itself approximately every 27 days.  It is very important to treat […]

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Lymphatic System Facts

Lymphatic System Overview     The lymphatic system is a network of tubes throughout the body that drains fluid (called lymph) from tissues & empties it back into the bloodstream.  The major parts of the lymph tissues are located in the bone marrow, spleen, thymus gland, lymph nodes & the tonsils except the bones, superficial […]

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Blood Facts

Blood Overview     Approximately 8% of an adult’s body weight is made up of blood.  Females have around 4-5 litres, while males have around 5-6 litres. It has a pH of 7.35-7.45, making it slightly basic (less than 7 is considered acidic).  Whole blood is about 4.5-5.5 times as viscous as water, indicating that […]

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Liver & Gallbladder Facts

Liver’s Facts     Our liver is the primary organ of detoxification which filters drugs, nutrients and toxins from the body, produces bile to help digest fats, and removes toxic bilirubin from the blood.  An unhealthy diet and poor lifestyle can overwork and overload the liver, leaving it unable to process toxins and fat efficiently […]

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