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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

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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:

Geology for A Level and AS

by Stephen Davies and others

Intended for school students aged 16-18 who have chosen to study geology, the selection and depth of the subject matter matches the examination syllabus. As expected of a textbook on this subject there are many diagrams, in this case clear up-to-date aids to understanding. Overall this is a formal textbook rather than a series of good prose explanations for the intelligent interested adult.

This week features books about geology.

Angel Thought for 14th November:

Struggle is disconnection from spirit and angelic realms; instead relax and receive assistance.

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 rose quartz

a natural crystal associated with peace and calm

Today's Study Tip:

If you're really short of time learn at least some topics very well so you'll have mastered at least some material in time for a mid-year test or mock exam.

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 Scorpio, often referred to and depicted as the scorpion, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include malachite, moonstone and turquoise.

Scorpios can have a highly competitive nature. They are widely considered to be brave, focused, balanced, yet also ambitious. Many excel as sportspeople and athletes.

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

Vitamin B1, also known as thiamin or thiamin, is considered important for brain development and function including a healthy nervous system, balanced emotions and general alertness. It also plays key roles in several metabolic processes, contributing to the conversion of food into energy in a form that the body can use.

The many sources of dietary vitamin B2 include peas, beans, nuts, whole grains, brown rice, cereals, asparagus, potatoes, cauliflower and kale.

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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

BMA Medical Book Awards ceremony celebrates excellence in medical writing - 6 Sep '18

It's a bumper blueberry season - 13 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

Frog warning coloration is also camouflage - 5 Jun '18

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