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Biochemistry

Brains!

Medulla oblongata? Now you’re just making words up.

Nope. The medulla oblongata is a bunch of neurons packed together in the back of the brain. These neurons control bodily functions such as your heartbeat, breathing patterns, the constriction or dilation of blood vessels, sneezing, and swallowing.

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Many fruits contain ascorbic acid (vitamin C), which is important to our health. It aids in preventing inflammations, boosts our immune systems, and helps us in the digestion of foods, among other benefits.

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