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Cranberry Harvest underway in USA

It's cranberry harvest time across parts of the northern USA and Canada. Eating raw cranberries is probably the most nutritious way to consume these healthful bright red berries. Dried cranberries, while also nutritious (and as with similar dried fruits) are usually sweetened ...

05 Oct '18 | Cranberries (fruit) | USA & Canada

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Reflexology: Therapeutic foot masage for health and well-being

by Inge Dougans

An illustrated guide to how therapeutic foot manipulations can help relieve stress and promote health and well-being. This describes reflexology as based on the same Chinese health principles as acupuncture.

This week features books about reflexology.

Angel Thought for 23rd March:

Not everyone hears the voices of Angels. Some see, some sense, some simply know.

An 'Angel Thought' appears here every day.

See also the pages about Angels and Archangels.
There are many names of archangels, some being due to spelling variations.

Learn about Ylang Ylang Oil

one of the essential oils used in aromatherapy

Today's Study Tip:

You are probably doing much better than you realise, reflect often on the progress you are making.

What else is here?

These pages include articles about healthy living and various approaches to health and well-being. There are also study areas and general interest sections. The content featured here changes frequently.

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If it's your birthday today ...

... you were probably* born under the sign of Aries, often referred to and depicted as the ram, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include blue kyanite, citrine and red aventurine.

Aquarians are often considered impulsive and action-oriented. They like to get going and get things done. When particularly determined they can seem excessively outspoken.

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid)

Vitamin B5, also known as pantothenic acid and as pantothenate, is important for the conversion of food into energy that can be used by the body. It also contributes to the healthy functioning of the nervous system, healthy skin and hair and an effective immune system. It has been suggested that vitamin B5 can help with stress levels due to its role in the production of some hormones.

Sources of vitamin B5 include nuts, yoghurt, whole grains and avocados.

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More from the News Section:

The higher prevalence of hypertension in black compared with white Americans has been linked with fried and highly processed food - 5 Oct '18

Total retail sales of herbal supplements in the USA exceeded $8 Billion in 2017 - 13 Sep '18

BMA Medical Book Awards ceremony celebrates excellence in medical writing - 6 Sep '18

Child undernutrition in Mali - 5 Jul '18

Wire-bristle grill brush danger for summer BBQs - 3 Jul '18

Heat-related health concerns for older adults increase during the summer - 28 Jun '18

U.S. FDA takes steps to advance health through improvements in nutrition - 27 Jun '18

Benefits of dementia friendly swimming opportunities - 30 May '18

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