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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

Recent popular news items are featured further down this page.
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:

Sweet Almond Oil (Carrier Oil)

by Premium Nature

This Sweet Almond Oil is described as hypoallergenic, all natural and gentle enough to be used by all skin types. Lightweight and odorless, it includes vitamins A, E , B, & D, as well as the minerals zinc and calcium. Can be used alone or blended with a few drops chosen essential oils.

This week features cosmetics with a clear conscience.

Angel Thought for 23rd April:

Take pride in your community and nation being the best you'd like it to be.

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 Centaury

one of the 38 Bach Flower Remedies

Today's Study Tip:

If a subject involves many diagrams make a list or create a *Book of Diagrams*, then learn them all so that you can re-draw each quickly and accurately in a test or 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 Taurus, often referred to and depicted as the bull, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include carnelian, red jasper and rose quartz.

Although taureans have a reputation for being stubborn, they can also be dependable and trust-worthy. Many enjoy participating in outdoor sports that require strength and endurance.

What is a Balanced Diet ?

A standard definition of a balanced diet is:

A balanced diet is food intake that includes all of the dietary needs of the organism in the correct proportions.

Explaining what that means is more involved. Different animals have different nutritional needs. Even different people have different needs and requirements depending on their age, health, lifestyle and other considerations such as intolerances, allergies and other medical conditions.

... 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

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

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

Olfactory receptor OR51E2 and prostate cancer - 8 Jun '18

Benefits of dementia friendly swimming opportunities - 30 May '18

Essential oils used in ambulances - 28 May '18

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