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Diabetes is a chronic (long-term) disease that affects the way the body converts food into energy. Most of the food we eat is converted to sugar (also called glucose) which is released into the bloodstream. The pancreas produces a hormone called insulin, which acts as a key that allows blood sugar to enter the body's cells so they can use it for energy. If a person develops diabetes, their body would not produce enough insulin or would not be able to properly use the insulin it produces. When there is not enough insulin or cells stop responding to insulin, too...
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The development of resistance to antibiotics in the treatment of various infections is forcing the scientific community to consider novel alternatives in the search for biologically active compounds that have been ignored until now. For this reason, there has been a growing interest in the study of various medicinal plants used as natural remedies for hundreds of years.
The indigenous South Americans have inherited ancestral knowledge for countless generations that have allowed them to take full advantage of the benefits offered by the Amazon rainforest they inhabit.