anemia

Is drinking tea with your meals good for your digestive system?

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Restaurants often serve iced lemon tea or carbonated drinks as a set meal package with their dishes such as spaghetti, pizza, burger and chips, fish and chips, steak, etc. It may be a satisfying feeling,  to down a cup of ice lemon tea together with a hot meal especially on a hot day. But after [...]

How my mom cured my brother of his childhood anemia

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My brother was diagnosed with anemia when he was 13 years old. Both of us were taking similar diets, however one thing was that my brother did not take enough water and his only source of fluid intake is Chinese tea in which long term not only cause chronic dehydration but depletion of his hemoglobin [...]

Is taking a supplement the same as biting into an apple?

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Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is a compound that can be inorganically manufactured in the lab from inorganic chemicals. I had that experience first hand in high school mixing 2 chemicals and turn them into ascorbic acid during one of our science project experiment. I still remember my Biology teacher holding up the conical flask [...]