Gaming the Life – Chengyue Plantations

August 6, 2010

GLUCOSAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE

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Glucosamine is usually made from seashells, or it can be made in the laboratory. Glucosamine hydrochloride is one of several forms of glucosamine.

Other Names:2-amino-2-deoxyglucose hydrochloride, 2-amino-1-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose, Amino Monosaccharide, Chitosamine, D-glucosamine HCl, Glucosamine, Glucosamine HCl, Glucosamine KCl, Glucosamine-6-phosphate.

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February 12, 2010

FOX: Dollars for Doctors

Filed under: Health Care — lordapple @ 7:48 pm

Nearly 20 percent of American doctors get paid by drug companies to be consultants or speakers, and in some cases, they’re making quite a lot of money. So does that influence the decisions your doctor makes about your care?

Doctors earn money by giving professional talks to their peers about the latest research and the practice is pretty common.

For years it’s been unclear how much money physicians were actually earning for these speeches. Now, three major drug companies are going public revealing who is on their payrolls and how much money they’re making.

April 14, 2009

The 29 Healthiest Foods on the Planet

Filed under: Health Care — lordapple @ 8:29 pm

The following is a “healthy food hot list” consisting of the 29 food that will give you the biggest nutritional bang for you caloric buck, as well as decrease your risk for deadly illnesses like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Along with each description is a suggestion as to how to incorporate these power-foods into your diet.

Fruits

01. Apricots
The Power:  Beta-carotene, which helps prevent free-radical damage and protect the eyes. The body also turns beta-carotene into vitamin A, which may help ward off some cancers, especially of the skin. One apricot has 17 calories, 0 fat, 1 gram of fiber. Snacks on them dried, or if you prefer fresh, buy when still firm; once they soften, they lose nutrients. (more…)