The Immune System

The Immune System The immune system is network of cells (white blood cells or leukocytes; e.g. monocytes, macrophages, neutrophils, lymphocytes-B and T) stored in different organs, such as the thymus, spleen, bone marrow, lymph nodes that encounter pathogens, such as viruses, parasites or bacteria and fight against infection.  A healthy immune system can recognize the …

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Eating and Fasting

Eating and Fasting Fasting is the abstinence from consuming food and/or beverages for different periods of time. There are many different types of fasting: during holy month of Ramadan (absence of water and food intake from sunrise until sunset), intermittent fasting (short term fasting- less than 24 hours; long term fasting- longer than 24 hours), …

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