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Describe the disorder called a tear in the food pipe (esophagus).?

Describe the disorder called a tear in the food pipe (esophagus).?

Several causes: There can be several causes for a tear. If no history of foreign instrumentation, tears can be caused by vomiting repeatedly causing trauma to the esophagus. Swallowing toxic liquids , reflux, or certain pills getting stuck can cause ulcers as well. ...Read more

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Organisms (Definition)

1. An individual form of life, such as a plant, animal, bacterium, protist, or fungus; a body made up of organs, organelles, or other parts that work together to carry on the various processes of life. 2. A system regarded as analogous in its structure or functions to a living ...Read more


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The salts that are added to food to prevent botulism is called what?

The salts that are added to food to prevent botulism is called what?

Nitrites: You might be referring to nitrites, which are added to some canned meats to avoid botulism. Heat and pressure is another part of the preparation process. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fs104. ...Read more

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What organisms require food and proper environment for growth?

What organisms require food and proper environment for growth?

That would be all: All organisms, every living thing on planet earth, requires some form of food and a proper environment for growth, and for staying alive if no longer growing. Soe organisms can become spores or seeds, in a dried-up or dormant way, and don't need food umntil they sprout, hatch, or otherwise come back to life. ...Read more

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Foods that allow microorganisms to grow are called?

Foods that allow microorganisms to grow are called?

Nutrients: All living things require sources of energy and building blocks for proteins, nucleic acids, etc. ...Read more

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What is the fear of food called? How do you overcome it?

What is the fear of food called? How do you overcome it?

Cibophobia: This requires working closely with a trained therapist and/or psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What should you call people that study cancer cells in foods?

What should you call people that study cancer cells in foods?

No such thing: Even in a world full of cynical misinformation about cancer, i haven't found anyone claiming that one actually gets cancer from eating the cells in food. There are dozens of known naturally-occurring chemicals in foods, mostly fruits & vegetables, that can mutate genes and theoretically contribute to cancer. These are found by biochemists. ...Read more

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What is the name of the condition when you cannot tolerate foods with gluten? It was given to babies who were called banana babies.

What is the name of the condition when you cannot tolerate foods with gluten? It was given to babies who were called banana babies.

Celiac disease: Before the 1950s and the identification of wheat gluten as the culprit in celiac disease, the thinking was that people with celiac disease could not properly absorb carbohydrates and/or fat. A doctor by the name of sidney haas in new york city was successfully treating pediatric patients using what came to be known as the “banana diet” which restricted other carbohydrates and fat. ...Read more

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I've read about something called Rescue Remedy sold in health food stores. What is in it and does it really work for anxiety? Is it safe to use?

I've read about something called Rescue Remedy sold in health food stores. What is in it and does it really work for anxiety? Is it safe to use?

Rescue Remedy: I commend you for your desire for Good Health. The manufacturer shows ingredients in it- Helianthemum Nummularium HPUS, Clematis Vitalba, Impatiens Glandulifera, Prunus Cerasifera, Ornithogalum Umbellatum. There is no Clinical Research documenting its effectiveness for Anxiety. Manufacturer labels Indications: For relief of occasional stress. See Psychiatrist for Anxiety, Relaxation, Meditation ...Read more

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Help! exactly what is the raw food allergy called?

Help! exactly what is the raw food allergy called?

Depends: The most common symptom would be no symptoms at all. Metastatic melanoma is often picked up on imaging. Symptoms can occur depending on the location of the lesions. Neurological symptoms for brain mets, bleeding or obstruction for GI mets, possible pulmonary symptoms for lung mets. ...Read more

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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more