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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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Indian Head Massage: Discover the power of touch

by Narendra Mehta

A popular classic text of Indian head massage, this is likely to appeal to beginners and student therapists. It includes information about the original context and history of use of this technique.

This week features Indian head massage books.

Angel Thought for 26th March:

Do not fear a change in direction. Great opportunities come in many guises.

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.

Carrier Oils vs. Essential Oils

... what are the differences ?

Today's Study Tip:

Know when to take a break from studying.

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 Aries, often referred to and depicted as the ram, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include blue kyanite, citrine and red aventurine.

Aquarians are often considered impulsive and action-oriented. They like to get going and get things done. When particularly determined they can seem excessively outspoken.

Types of Skeletal Muscle Fibres

There are three main types of skeletal muscle cells (also known as muscle fibres).

The 3 types of skeletal muscle fibres are:

  • Red / Slow
    (Type I fibres, 'slow twitch fibres'),
  • Red / Fast
    (Type IIa fibres, 'fast oxidative fibres'), and
  • White / Fast
    (Type IIb fibres, 'fast glycolytic fibres')

... more about this

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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

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

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

Frog warning coloration is also camouflage - 5 Jun '18

Essential oils used in ambulances - 28 May '18

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