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by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how to know a muscle is contracting or relaxing
Replies: 2
Views: 7566

Re: how to know a muscle is contracting or relaxing

Hi Bryan Wong, Skeletal muscles when contracting, usually "bunch up" get shorter and harder. Interestingly when one skeletal muscle relaxes, another opposing muscle is usually contracting. When walking, or running, groups of muscles work in tandem, balancing, striding, pulling the leg back...
by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EOC in Biology
Replies: 2
Views: 2597

Sorry that was supposed to say "If you have more time and want to be thorough" not "want to be though." I missed it when reviewing before posting. Again, good luck!
by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EOC in Biology
Replies: 2
Views: 2597

Re: EOC in Biology

Hi Evelyn16. If your instructor returned your tests during the term, these, with the corrected answers of course, would make great study guides along with your review notes. What did your instructor like to use to teach? Did he stress diagrams, charts, equations? Did he often show you charts with la...
by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 8:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Digestion
Replies: 4
Views: 6676

Re: Digestion

Hi. I know this reply is a bit late, but I just joined the forum. It would be very unwise to experiment with drinking the water from boiled grass, especially lawn grasses. Many people still use pesticides on lawns, also fungicides and weed killer sprays. These chemicals may not all be boiled away, a...
by Wallyanna
Tue May 08, 2012 8:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Exercise
Replies: 4
Views: 5902

Re: Exercise

Exercise promotes general good health and reduces obesity. Think about it. The heart is a muscle that actually exercises itself all the time. It's always working out! But if your other muscles are not adequately exercised, you won't stay strong. Many persons who don't exercise get out of breath when...
by Wallyanna
Tue May 08, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Primal/Paleo Diet? Or the Parasite Diet?
Replies: 3
Views: 6681

Re: The Primal/Paleo Diet? Or the Parasite Diet?

Yes, carrots are good, but be sure to wash them before you eat them whether from the store, or from the garden...Parasites sit around on the dirt waiting for a host, you know. Parasites can also live on a carrot in a grocery store, maybe from an unwashed hand or maybe from the wrong fertilizing meth...
by Wallyanna
Tue May 08, 2012 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Primal/Paleo Diet? Or the Parasite Diet?
Replies: 3
Views: 6681

The Primal/Paleo Diet? Or the Parasite Diet?

Recently a new diet, or new way of eating, has been flooding the internet. It's called Primal Diet or Paleo Diet. Some of the ideas may not be too bad. BUT... I am really appalled that people are thinking that eating raw wild meats will improve their health! Parasite hors d'ouveres anyone? I suppose...