Essay: Benefits of a sugar tax in Australia

Introduction and problem Sugar consumption is a serious problem globally. In our current food environment, it is too easy to eat too much sugar. Major sugar intake causes health problems such as obesity, diabetes, and tooth and gum problems. Obesity, a huge problem in our society, leads to diabetes, heart problems, cancer, and other diseases.…

What is Cloning? Risks and Benefits

Cloning, a reproductive process resulting in two or more identical copies of organisms is a relatively new field of inquiry, making genetically identical organisms artificially.  Within the world of science there are two categories of cloning, natural cloning such as identical twins and artificial cloning which is a clone produced by artificial means.  There are…

Spices: History, Benefits, Ginger & Cinnamon

For many centuries, spices and herbs have played an important role in many aspects of everyday life including cooking or medicinal purposes. Currently it is used as an alternative to treat different ailments and bacterial infections. Medicinal properties of spices and herbs may vary considerably depending on their molecular structure. Zingiber officinale (ginger) is a…