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It's a bumper blueberry season

July is National Blueberry Month in the USA. Many parts of the country are reporting a bumper crop of blueberries. Here's a brief summary of some of the reported health benefits of this delicious fruit.

13 Jul | Blueberries (fruit) | North America & Europe

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 Healing Power of Essential Oils

by Eric Zielinski D.C.

This popular book suggests aromatherapy approaches for many common situations such as soothing inflammation, improving digestion, enhancing mood, supporting the immune system and generally feeling good. It also includes much helpful general information.

This week features books about aromatherapy.

Angel Thought for 23rd July:

The second sphere of angels includes the Virtues. It is said that they can suspend laws of nature to work miracles on earth.

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:

Re-cap material you have already learnt. Revise at regular intervals. That way knowledge is reinforced and understanding improved.

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 Cancer, often referred to and depicted as the crab, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include carnelian, emerald and moonstone.

Cancerians are said to be strong-willed and articulate, yet also emotionally sensitive. They sometimes 'wear their hearts on their sleeves', revealing more personal emotion than others might consider wise.

Notes about Vitamins

Many people know that vitamins are an essential part of a balanced diet.

Vitamins can be defined as any chemical within the group of organic compounds required (in very small amounts) by the body in order to maintain good health. As most of these chemicals cannot be synthesized by the body, it is important to include them in the diet. Information about vitamins generally includes a list of the main vitamins and their functions as well as which foods contain them.

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More from the News Section:

Child undernutrition in Mali - 5 Jul '18

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

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

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

Olfactory receptor OR51E2 and prostate cancer - 8 Jun '18

Benefits of dementia friendly swimming opportunities - 30 May '18

Return unwanted prescription drugs - 27 Apr '18

Effects of fragmented landscapes on forest vertebrates - 3 Nov '17

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