These lifestyle magazine pages include notes and articles about healthy living and the natural world.

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Packaged food healthiest in the UK, USA, Australia and Canada

Packaged food sold in UK rated healthiest in a study undertaken by authors from 6 countries who compared the healthiness of packaged foods and beverages from 12 countries using data collected during 2013-18.

22 Aug '19 | Nutrition | International

Reducing saturated fat in diet lowers blood cholesterol and risk of CVD

The recent report 'Saturated fats and health' by the (UK) Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition concluded that there is no need to change current advice that saturated fats should not form more than about 10% of dietary energy. However, surveys indicate that typical intak...

01 Aug '19 | Nutrition | England

Consultation about allergen warnings on medicines (NZ)

New Zealand's Safety Authority for medicines and medical devices has opened a public consultation about the introduction of new labelling requirements for non-active substances in medicines that might cause allergic reactions in some people.

30 Jun '19 | New Zealand

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by by Barbara & Kevin Kunz

Reflexologists are sometimes asked if reflexology is safe or even possible to use with small children. This book is full of useful information for parents and carers interested in reflexology.

This week features books about reflexology.

Nature Notes for winter

When the earth is covered with a thick blanket of snow even streams and ditches can be hidden from view. Trees appear as dramatic yet apparently empty silhouettes.

So much is resting, hibernating, preparing (in its own way) to re-emerge at the right time, not long from now.

Gemstones & Signs of the Zodiac

useful information when choosing crystals as gifts

If it's your birthday today ...

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

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include amethyst and hematite.

Aquarians typically enjoy many friends and acquaintances and are often more interested in people than in wealth and prestige. Some like to think of themselves as free-spirited intellectuals.

Angel Thought for 26th January:

Seek the playful peace of children. Let Angels guide your inner-child.

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.

Today's Study Tip:

Try to relax about your study. It may be easier to learn and remember facts when feeling emotionally peaceful.

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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Bone Markings / Features on Bones

There are many different types of features (or markings) on healthy bones.

Examples include: angles, condyles, diaphyses, facets, fissures, foramen, fossae, heads, meati, notches, processes, rami, spinus processes, sulci, tuberosities and tubercles.

Knowledge of the words used to refer to these features is useful for communicationg with scientists or health professionals.

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More from the News Section:

Garlic and Artichoke adopted through ABC's Adopt-an-Herb Program - 14 Jun '19

Cranberry Harvest underway in USA - 5 Oct '18

It's a bumper blueberry season - 13 Jul '18

Child undernutrition in Mali - 5 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

Positive effects of exercise on blood cell populations - 20 Jun '18

Benefits of dementia friendly swimming opportunities - 30 May '18

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