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Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: Unbiased, Scientific Clinical Information on Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Therapies

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: Unbiased, Scientific Clinical Information on Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Therapies
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The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism Special Features Clinical Review: Vitamin D Supplementation and Risk of Toxicity in Pediatrics: A Review of Current Literature April 01, 2014 | Maria G. Vogiatzi, Elka Jacobson-Dickman, and Mark D. DeBoer Although rare, cases of vitamin D intoxication that present with dramatic life-threatening symptoms still occur in children. Commentary: Advances in Target-Specific Therapy for Osteoporosis April 01, 2014 | Nelson B. Advances in bone biology have catalyzed target-specific drug development for osteoporosis at a startling pace. Original Research Interpretation of Plasma PTH Concentrations According to 25OHD Status, Gender, Age, Weight Status, and Calcium Intake: Importance of the Reference Values April 01, 2014 | Mathilde Touvier, Mélanie Deschasaux, Marion Montourcy, Angela Sutton, Nathalie Charnaux, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot, Léopold K. Assessing the Impact of Growth Hormone Deficiency and Treatment in Adults: Development of a New Disease-Specific Measure

Uses for Peppermint Oil – Ways to Use Peppermint Oil – Essential Oils Uses for Peppermint Oil Like many essential oils, Peppermint Oil has many uses for your health and around your home. Today we will talk about a few ways to try it and make sure to share your tips on the best uses for Peppermint Oil in the comments! Peppermint Oil is the oil harvested from the peppermint plant. You can buy it already made up (Buy It Here or Here at Mountain Rose Herbs) or if you are into growing herbs, you can easily grow peppermint in your herb garden and harvest the oil for yourself. Make Your Own Peppermint Oil Harvest the peppermint leaves from your plant in the early morning. Now that we know how to make peppermint oil, let's learn about all the things we can do with it! **Note: Like with all essential oils, test first to make sure you are not allergic, do not use on young children, do not use if pregnant, and do not use if you have certain medical conditions. Uses for Peppermint Oil Around the Home Uses for Peppermint Oil for Health and Beauty

Sodexoeducation Dans la pyramide alimentaire, les aliments sont classés en 7 groupes selon leurs caractéristiques nutritionnelles car il n'existe pas d'aliment "parfait", capable d'apporter tous les éléments nutritifs nécessaires. Equilibrer son alimentation, c’est consommer au moins un aliment de chaque groupe en tenant compte des proportions reprises dans la pyramide. Ainsi, les aliments faisant partie du bas de la pyramide sont à consommer en proportions plus importantes que ceux du haut de la pyramide. Pour couvrir les apports énergétiques et nutritifs de chaque individu, il sera nécessaire de respecter les quantités et de diversifier son alimentation entre les différents groupes, mais également au sein du même groupe. Attention : Même si un aliment est considéré comme "sain", sa consommation excessive n'est pas recommandée. Groupe 1 : De l'eau Groupe 2 : Les féculents Groupe 3 : Les fruits et légumes Groupe 4 : Les viandes, volailles, poissons et oeufs Groupe 5 : Les produits laitiers

Aromatherapy To Fight Winter Blues Winter can be a gloomy time. It can feel very long, and the lack of daylight combined with holiday stress can get some people pretty down. What’s interesting is that certain aromas or scents have been known to help lift your spirits during the winter blahs. How Does It Work? Our sense of smell is very powerful, and can have a profound impact on our feelings. Studies have shown that certain smells actually affect brain wave activity. What Scents Are Best for Winter Blues? To help combat the feelings of melancholy associated with winter, there are certain “sunny” scents that may lift your mood. Other popular essential oils with uplifting qualities include the mints, particularly peppermint and spearmint. You can blend these in various proportions to achieve a pleasing, bright scent. What Are the Best Sources of Scent? It’s generally agreed that, regardless of what scent you choose, natural essential oils are the best. To get these essential oils into your nose, you can try several methods.

World Without Cancer - Worldwithoutcancer.org.uk - B17 Laetrile Vitamin B17 Vitamin B17 As a Preventative Vitamin B-17 is one of the main sources of food in cultures such as the Eskimos, the Hunzas, the Abkasians and many more. Did you know that within these tribes there has never been a reported case of cancer? According to Dr. KERNELS OR SEEDS OF FRUIT: The highest concentration of vitamin B-17 to be found in nature, aside from bitter almonds. Two rules of thumb: According to Dr. First, eating all the B-17-containing fruits whole (seeds included), but not eating more of the seeds by themselves than you would be eating if you ate them in the whole fruit. Second, one peach or apricot kernel per 10 lbs of body weight is believed to be more than sufficient as a normal safeguard in cancer prevention, although precise numbers may vary from person to person in accordance with individual metabolism and dietary habits. And two important notes: Certainly, you can consume too much of anything. More on B17...

Everyday Tricks Everyone Should Know Tricks every woman should know…Nik The last several are a few of my own I’ve discovered… Peel a banana from the bottom and you won’t have to pick the little ‘stringy things’ off of it. That’s how the primates do it. Take your bananas apart when you get home from the store. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster. Store your opened chunks of cheese in aluminum foil. It will stay fresh much longer and not mold! Peppers with 3 bumps on the bottom are sweeter and better for eating. Peppers with 4 bumps on the bottom are firmer and better for cooking. Add a teaspoon of water when frying ground beef. It will help pull the grease away from the meat while cooking. To really make scrambled eggs or omelets rich add a Couple of spoonfuls of sour cream, cream cheese, or heavy cream in beat them up. For a cool brownie treat, make brownies as directed. Leftover snickers bars from Halloween make a delicious dessert. chop them up with the food chopper. Peel, core and slice a few apples. gone.

Essential Amino Acids Amino acids are organic compounds which contain both an amino group and a carboxyl group. According to Tillery, et al., the human body can synthesize all of the amino acids necessary to build proteins except for the ten called the "essential amino acids", indicated by asterisks in the amino acid illustrations. An adequate diet must contain these essential amino acids. Typically, they are supplied by meat and dairy products, but if those are not consumed, some care must be applied to ensuring an adequate supply. They can be supplied by a combination of cereal grains (wheat, corn, rice, etc.) and legumes (beans,peanuts, etc.). The University of Arizona's Biology Project gives the following summary:"The 10 amino acids that we can produce are alanine, asparagine, aspartic acid, cysteine, glutamic acid, glutamine, glycine, proline, serine and tyrosine.

How To Make Your Own Wicks For Candles Candle making is a popular crafting activity. They make fun and unique gifts, are customizable and give of lovely scents when lit. Many crafters create their own candles but wicks are often purchased at a hobby store. For a completely handmade candle, use just a few steps and simple materials. Things You'll Need Cotton Kite Strings Or TwineClothespins And LineTable SaltScissorsOld NewspapersPaper And Binder Clips show more Dissolve two tablespoons of table salt and four tablespoons of borax in 1-1/2 cups of warm water. Soak a 1-foot length of regular cotton kite string or twine in the solution for 15 minutes. Hang the string with a clothespin for five days to be sure it is completely dry. Use a paper clip to dip the string in melted wax three or four times, coating it completely. Store wicks rolled up in a newspaper. Add only one chemical for color variation.

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Free Candle Making Instructions Directory Vital Instructions Candle Making Safety Instructions Do not make candles without reading and understanding these rules. Introduction To Candle Making This interactive on-line course teaches the basics of paraffin candle making. Candle Makers Troubleshooting Guide Just answer the questions for diagnosis and solutions to most candle making problems. Candle Measures A guide to measurements for candle making formulas. Wick Selection Guide Instructions on how to choose the correct wick for your Candles Candle Making Recipe Book Series This series is still under production, however most of the articles are now available. Container Candle Recipes A guide to container candle wax formulations and other information about container candles. Floating Candle Recipes A guide to floating candle wax formulations and other information about floating candles. Pillar Candle Recipes A guide to pillar candle wax formulations and other information about pillar candles. Full Instruction List (in alphabetical order)

NDL/FNIC Food Composition Database Home Page Olive Oil Lamps It's a good idea to be able to know how to create your own light sources in case you ever need them. This is a simple candle that you can put together with things that you already have laying around the kitchen (besides the wick, but I'd recommend keeping that as a regular stockpiled item anyways!) There were many times when we have lost power at our house. One time in particular was in the middle of a very very cold blizzarding night. (I can't remember the exact temperature but I know it was negative something!) Olive Oil Candles What you need: Depending on how long you want your candle to burn you can pick different thicknesses of wick. I would go with at least a #2 wick if you choose the smaller, more candle like flame. Or if you are going for more light you may want to pick up a lantern width wick. Cut the wick a couple inches long. Bend the wire so it hooks onto the side of the jar. Here's a close up of the wick in the middle. Add your olive oil and that's it!

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