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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:

Vegan Lip Balm 3 Pack

by Eco Lips

The 3 flavours are lemon-lime, superfruit and sweet mint. The ingredients in these Bee Free lip balms include candelilla wax with organic, Fair Trade Certified™ cocoa butter and coconut oil for comfortably silky soft lips.

This week features cosmetics with a clear conscience.

Angel Thought for 26th April:

Archangel Raphael is believed to support many areas of human activity. These include the fields of healing, medicine, and understanding of science.

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 Centaury

one of the 38 Bach Flower Remedies

Today's Study Tip:

If you chose to study this subject, remind yourself of why you made that decision. Motivation is important.

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 Taurus, often referred to and depicted as the bull, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include carnelian, red jasper and rose quartz.

Although taureans have a reputation for being stubborn, they can also be dependable and trust-worthy. Many enjoy participating in outdoor sports that require strength and endurance.

Metabolism Boosting Foods

Many food items that are referred to as metabolism-boosting are low in fat and high in dietary fibre. One simple idea is that the more effort (energy) is required to digest, or attempt to digest, foods the more likely they are to increase the body's metabolism. Apart from the benefits of dietary fibre, some foods are thought to boost metabolism because they contain certain chemicals.

Examples of foods thought to boost metabolic rate include capsicums, celery, radishes, green tea and ginger.

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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

By 2043 obesity might exceed smoking as the largest preventable cause of cancer in women - 25 Sep '18

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

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

Child undernutrition in Mali - 5 Jul '18

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

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

Benefits of dementia friendly swimming opportunities - 30 May '18

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