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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).

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Reflexology for Children

by by Barbara & Kevin Kunz

Reflexologists are sometimes asked if reflexology is safe or even possible to use with small children. This book is full of useful information for parents and carers interested in reflexology.

This week features books about reflexology.

Angel Thought for 16th December:

From the start of the Renaissance in Europe in the 14th century, artists and sculptors depicted angels in their religious work.

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 Holly

one of the 38 Bach Flower Remedies

Today's Study Tip:

Use diagrams and/or equations to help you describe and explain complicated systems or processes.

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 Sagittarius, often referred to and depicted as the archer or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include sodalite, topaz and turquoise.

Sagittarians have been described as enthusiaastic, optimistic, extrovert and open to change and progress. Many travel far, perhaps in the context of employment or in search of new experiences.

Sources of B Vitamins

B vitamins, also known as the 'vitamin B complex' are important for everyone, vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.

Insufficient intake of specific vitamins, e.g. B vitamins, can lead to diseases associated with deficiency of that particular vitamin. That's why it's a good idea to be aware of the dietary sources of vitamins B1, B2. B3, B5, B6, B7, B9 and B12.

See these lists for each B vitamin with links to further information.

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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

It's a bumper blueberry season - 13 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

Olfactory receptor OR51E2 and prostate cancer - 8 Jun '18

Frog warning coloration is also camouflage - 5 Jun '18

Essential oils used in ambulances - 28 May '18

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