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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

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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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Stretching Anatomy

by Arnold G. Nelson and Jouko Kokkonen

A beautiful insightful textbook that illustrates and explains each of the 86 stretches described. Useful to improve understanding of physical training exercises, both as an athlete and as a therapist or student of bodywork therapies.

This week features human anatomy books.

Angel Thought for 20th January:

Angels help us to remember our spiritual nature and feature in many of the world's major religions.

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.

Healing Properties of Honey

lead to research into its antimicrobial properties

Today's Study Tip:

How much of this topic can you describe and explain using diagrams or flow charts ?

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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 Capricorn, often referred to and depicted as the goat or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include fluorite, malachite and gold tiger's eye.

When capricorns set out to achieve things they are determined to succeed. They often have a good sense of humour but do not appreciate being ridiculed or teased on a personal level.

Dietary Fibre

Dietary fibre is the indigestible parts of plant materials.

There are two types of dietary fibre, soluble dietary fibre which absorbs water to form a viscous gel that is fermented by bacteria in the digestive tract, and insoluble dietary fibre which absorbs water but does not ferment while passing through the digestive ststem.

Good sources of dietary fibre include wholegrains, fruits and vegetables.

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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

Child undernutrition in Mali - 5 Jul '18

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

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

Low vs high nicotine e-cigarettes - 9 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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