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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

Recent popular news items are featured further down this page.
For more news items see news topics, which also lists news by month, and news by location (e.g. country).

Featured product of the day:

The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Handbook for Everyday Wellness

by Nerys Purchon and Lora Cantele

This presents information about many specific essential oils and even more remedies involving combinations of essential oils. It includes details about how to use the oils , including amounts, as well as reference charts and sections about children, skin care, haircare, massages and recipes for cosmetics.

This week features books about aromatherapy.

Angel Thought for 24th July:

Have faith in the power of prayer. Be willing to connect with your deity and angels.

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.

Read about Vervain

one of the 38 Bach Flower Remedies

Today's Study Tip:

To test your understanding of a topic explain it to someone who knows nothing about the subject. If you can do so clearly, confidently and correctly then you understand it.

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 Leo, often referred to and depicted as the lion, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include carnelian, citrine and diamond.

Leos achieve much due to their tenacity, sticking with projects when others lose patience and stamina.
They can be superb hosts and entertainers, deriving pleasure from of helping others enjoy themselves.

Notes about Minerals (in the diet)

Many people know that minerals, such as calcium and iron, are an essential part of a balanced diet.

In the context of diet and nutrition, minerals can be defined as chemical elements (as opposed to organic compounds, as in the case of vitamins) necessary for the health and maintenance of bodily functions. They can be classified as either macro minerals or micro minerals depending on the quantity of that element required per day for the good health of a typical human adult.

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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

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

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

Low vs high nicotine e-cigarettes - 9 Jun '18

Benefits of dementia friendly swimming opportunities - 30 May '18

Essential oils used in ambulances - 28 May '18

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