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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 | 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).

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Yoga Anatomy

by Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews

Full-colour anatomical illustrations show how specific muscles respond to the movements of the joints and how adjustments to poses can affect their effectiveness. This is a popular reference for yoga enthusiasts of all abilities.

This week features books about yoga.

Angel Thought for 15th October:

What is your Guardian Angel saying to you today ? If you're not sure yet, just listen awhile.

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 Star of Bethlehem

one of the 38 Bach Flower Remedies

Today's Study Tip:

Understand the differences between facts vs opinions and normal vs exceptional circumstances. What is usually true ? What is possible in certain situations ?

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 Libra, often referred to and depicted as the weighing scales, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include blue kyanite, moonstone and rose quartz.

Balanced librans often have a strong desire to be liked and a reluctance to face confrontations. They are said to be fair-minded, strong-willed and blessed with wit and charm.

What is Metabolism ?

The word metabolism refers to the chemical changes due to all the chemical reactions that occur in the body.

They include the break-down of food during digestion to form chemicals that store energy within chemical bonds then release it to help to fuel other processes. Reactions that occur in different parts of the body, e.g. nerves, muscle tissues, vary. Overall the metabolism of the body can be described in terms of two main categories of chemical reactions, anabolism and catabolism.

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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

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

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

Frog warning coloration is also camouflage - 5 Jun '18

Benefits of dementia friendly swimming opportunities - 30 May '18

Essential oils used in ambulances - 28 May '18

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