• About food

    • Filling with butter

      Certain preparations of Nordic cuisine, and especially Russian have stuffed meat dishes of butter that stays soft. To explain the procedure we give the recipe for “chicken Kiev. ” They chicken breasts are prepared with butter and subtle forms of siluretti (y shape) arise in the freezer to harden. Beaten two chicken breasts thinly and […]

  • Acupuncture

    • Non-pain uses of TENS

      TENS can be used to relax spastic limbs in multiple sclerosis. The electrodes are placed over the femoral or sciatic nerves. For some unexplained reason it does not seem to work in spasticity from other causes. Prof. Kaada, a Finnish neurologist, has described the use of TENS to increase the peripheral circulation to treat ulcers […]

  • Ancient

    • How to keep a 500-year-old corpse fresh

      How to keep a 500-year-old corpse fresh

      It’s no accident that what may be the world’s best-preserved mummies have been found at the world’s highest-altitude archaeological site. There’s nothing quite like unending cold to keep an ancient corpse looking fresh and young. Three young people, two girls and a boy, have been uncovered atop Argentina’s Mount Llullaillaco at a height of 6,706 […]

  • Astrology

    • Pluto was once a moon of Neptune?

      Pluto was once a moon of Neptune?

      Astronomers discovered Pluto in 1930, Geneva, and soon realized that this outer world actually crosses the orbit of Neptune, the next planet inward. In 1936, British astronomer Raymond Lyttleton proposed that Pluto once orbited Neptune as a moon. But now we know that Pluto and Neptune are in a special type of orbit with respect […]

  • Beverages

    • Aglianico grapes of italian wines

      Aglianico the probably Italy’s oldest grape

      Aglianico was brought, by the Greeks, to Basilicata in the 6th or 7th century B.C. It is utilized for DOCG wines, DOC wines and vino da tavola. Aglianico is a powerful grape. Taurasi Riserva DOCG in Campania best exemplifies Aglianico’s intense character. Taurasi is known as the “Barolo of the South” because of this intensity and […]

  • Botany

    • Algae: Commercial products that use it

      Naming of any commercially available product is not an endorsement of that product. Kelps (Kombu) vegetables in Japan and China Porphyra (nori) north Pacific. Cultivated for centuries in Japan, Korea and China. Value $1 billion per year. Porphyra toasted and used to wrap sushi Ulva eaten as a green vegetable Alginates – fruit drinks, salad […]

  • Earth secrets

    • Voyage On

      Twenty-six years after leaving the Earth, the Voyager spacecraft are still traveling outward on their journey into deep space. We’ll talk about the Voyagers… In 1977, two spacecraft named Voyager were launched from Earth. These craft revealed Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune — and their moons — in ways no one had imagined, In 1989, the […]

  • Gardening

    • Native Plants: Up Close and Personal

      Native plants have recently become the answer for those gardeners who are tired of pampering fancy exotic imports with toxic chemicals. Because they grow here naturally, many natives are less labor intensive than their finicky cousins from across the sea. For those of you new to the gardening game, here’s the news: The native plant […]

  • Gym Shorts

    • Take the ache out of weight lifting

      Weight training and joint pain I’ve been doing biceps curls with a 3-pound dumbbell, and now my right elbow is hurting. What should I do? It is great to hear that you’re training with weights. Unfortunately, some moves may stress joints more in certain people. For example, I get pain in my elbow joint if […]

  • Health Conditions

    • managing hot flashes

      Managing Hot Flashes

      The best way to manage hot flushes is to prevent them from occurring. Once a hot flush occurs, make yourself as comfortable as possible and as is socially appropriate: remove some of the layers of intentionally layered clothing, try to perform a relaxation exercise, open a window, etc. Lifestyle Changes Stop smoking — Smoking actually […]

  • Healthy Life

    • Does walking speed affect weight loss?

      Q: I purchased my treadmill about one month ago and have been walking for one hour, 4 – 6 times a week. I am only walking at 3.2-3.3 speed and have not noticed any weight loss. Am I walking too slowly? I log only 2.5-2.7 miles each work out. I find that if I go any […]

  • Herbs and Botanical Extracts

    • Astragalus, Huang Qi

      Astragalus, Huang Qi

      Parts Used: Aged dried roots. Function: The combination of active constituents in astragalus contribute to its most significant property, which is stimulating the function of the immune system by increasing the number of T-cells (a type of white blood cell). Uses: * Traditionally astragalus was used by the Chinese for conditions such as lethargy, diabetes, […]

  • Life and Nature

    • Living fossils

      Living fossils

      Given its large size, broad, flat face and slow, deliberate motion, divers could be forgiven for assuming the bluntnosed sixgill shark is a throwback to an earlier point in evolution. In fact, these deep-sea sharks aren’t very primitive at all. The shark’s sixth gill, a unique feature of its family the Hexanchiformes, and other parts […]

  • Lifestyle

    • Shin splints

      I just started walking again in the mall. The other day, I kept getting sharp pains in the front of my leg in the shin area. After I stretched it out a few times it quit, but I have experienced this pain several times since. What causes this? New walkers often experience shin pain and […]

  • Medical Folklore

    • Ayurvedic medicine treatment for special metabolic type

      Ayurvedic medicine treatment for special metabolic type

      Ayurvedic medicine doctrine described the body as having a system of canals radiating outward from the navel to all parts of the body, which carried “rasos” (vital juices). Besides blood, the vital juices included “oyas” (fiery vital juices created by the heart). History of ayurvedic medicine Ayurvedic medicine discipline developed in India from approximately 3000 B.C. to […]

  • Moms and kids

    • Is obesity hereditary?

      I’m a kid who’s slightly overweight. My mom says I’ll stretch out as I get taller (she’s obese). Will I? More and more children in this country are overweight. Some – particularly those who stay overweight through adolescence – will end up as overweight adults. The health risks of obesity in adulthood are well known, […]

  • Mystic and Mysteries

    • Let’s examine the fake New Age movement

      What is this “New Age” that people try so hard either to identify themselves with or distance themselves from? Are big changes really on the horizon? If so, what can we expect and what should we do? Well, the short answer is that there are two movements that are often called New Age, one of […]

  • Natural Food

    • Yucca Root

      Q: Does anyone have information on the use of Yucca root? I would like to use it for joint ailments. Arthritis and loss of cartelage in the knees. I have plenty growing in my yard. Yucca root contains steroidal saponins which reduce inflammation. It is normally combined with other herbs for this purpose, such as […]

  • Natural Lifestyle

    • Energize With Basic Yoga

      Energize With Basic Yoga

      Melt the blahs from weary limbs with this revitalizing stretch for legs, hips, chest and arms. Special instructions: Keep your thigh muscles firm throughout. Gaze forward. Keep your face and neck soft and relaxed. Stay for 20 to 30 seconds, breathing evenly. Repeat to both sides once or twice. Step 1: Line up hips and […]

  • Natural Remedies

    • The use of clay – therapy

      Clay, a component of the Earth, the majority of soils, contains many minerals, trace elements and biological substances which ensure the life and health of animals and plants. Certain properties of clay-remineralizing, balancing and antitoxic- being used from antiquity until today as levers of maintenance of health and beauty. Types of clay Healing clay is […]

  • Raw Food

    • Barley Brown

      Ingredients: 3 tablespoons carob powder 3 tablespoons filtered water 1/2 cup raspberries 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup 1 cup cooked pearled barley 1 tablespoon protein powder Handful of slivered almonds Vanilla soy milk How to prepare: 1. In a small saucepan, stir carob powder into water. Add raspberries and maple syrup. Let simmer 5 minutes. […]

  • Recipes

    • ROSE PETAL CUBES

      Rose petals embedded in ice cubes will give a festive note to any punch bowl. Fill an ice-cube tray halfway with water and freeze it. Place a rose petal on each cube, anchor with a teaspoon of water and freeze again. Then fill completely with water, and freeze until needed. So this special cubes will […]

  • Science

    • Satellites and Disease

      On the use of satellites orbiting Earth in helping to stop the spread of disease. For example, malaria is carried by a certain kind of mosquito. Nearly two million people, mostly children, die of this disease every year. And about 90% of cases and deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa. Epidemiologists are now using satellite data […]

  • Vitamins and Supplements

    • VITAMIN A repair of the lining tissues

      Function Vitamin A is used by the body for maintenance and repair of the lining tissues of the body including in the eye, where it helps to prevent night blindness. It is used for the maintenance of the skin and may be useful for skin disorders such as acne. Vitamin A is also used for […]

  • Walking Tips

    • Pace for the vertically challenged

      Setting a pace with a taller (or shorter) partner This has driven me crazy for years. A walking speed of 4 miles per hour is considered a great workout speed for most walkers. But, at 4 miles per hour on our treadmill, my husband is taking a nice slow stride, while at the same speed I’m […]

  • Weight Loss & Fitness

    • how to loose ten pounds

      Ten Ways to Lose 10 Pounds

      If you are like most American women, you have shunned your bathroom scale since Thanksgiving — that gateway to holiday overeating. Well, the holidays are over and it’s time to talk turkey. You’ve probably put on a few extra pounds. Don’t bother dusting off the scale to see how many — you won’t like what […]

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