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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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Integrative Reflexology: Theory and Practice

by Claire Marie Miller

Interested in integrating foot and hand reflexology into massage and bodywork? Learn about structural alignment theory, zone theory, meridian theory and psychoneuroimmunology theory.

This week features books about reflexology.

Angel Thought for 14th December:

Archangel Gabriel is said to be Prince of Justice, Chief of the Kerubim, Angel of Mercy, Angel of Vengeance and Angel of Revelation.

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:

Practise exam questions sufficiently far in advance of a test that you are not nervous. Use textbooks initially if that helps you.

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.

Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet

Compared with diets that include a substantial proportion of meat products, vegetarian (incl. vegan) diets tend to include a greater proportion of dietary fibre and a higher proportion of unsaturated, compared with saturated, fatty acids.

One way to consider the physical health benefits of vegetarian diets is in terms of the lower incidence of medical conditions such as high blood pressure, mature-onset diabetes, diverticulitis, tooth decay and some cancers.

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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

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

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

Benefits of dementia friendly swimming opportunities - 30 May '18

Essential oils used in ambulances - 28 May '18

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