The following ingredients usually appear in the products we use daily — shampoo, toothpaste, Perfume, Nail Polish, sunscreen and the like — and general scientific consensus concludes that they’re best avoided:
Parabens are a synthetic preservative and antimicrobial agent commonly found in personal-care products with high water content: shampoo, conditioner, lotion, cleansers and body wash. They also turn up in solid products like deodorant. They appear as methyl-, ethyl-, butyl- or… Continue
Added by mrinalini on February 27, 2010 at 7:32pm —
Top Ten Reasons Never To Consume Soft Drinks!
1. Soft drinks steal water from the body. They work very much like a diuretic which takes away more water than it provides to the body. Just to process the high levels of sugar in soft drinks steals a considerable amount of water from the body. To replace the water stolen by soft drinks, you need to drink 8-12 glasses of water for every one glass of soft drinks that you… Continue
Added by mrinalini on February 25, 2010 at 4:49pm —
Added by Anusha Nair on February 25, 2010 at 3:30pm —
In 2006, the United Nations issued a report which stated that the livestock industry as a whole was responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than the whole of the transport sector put together.
I found this interesting particularly because people at the UN are not a vegetarian society and therefore, could not be accused of bias. They pointed out the following facts:
- The Livestock industry produces gases that are…
Added by mrinalini on February 25, 2010 at 3:00pm —
HOW FOOD CAN CUT CRIME
BY MARCO VISSCHER, Ode Magazine
Added by mrinalini on February 25, 2010 at 2:15pm —
Thought for the Day
The control of the palate is a valuable aid for the control of the…
Added by mrinalini on February 25, 2010 at 4:22am —
This post was called to be written by a dear youngster whom i love like my own child and whose questions has made me sit and reflect the true meaning of RIGHT and WRONG in life.
At every stage in life comes a crossroad...a T junction from where one road leads to what is ethically right and one which looks practically right but not exactly wrong...'cos RIGHT N WRONG are relative...what is my right could be someone's wrong and vice versa...so this decision to choose… Continue
Added by vandana nigam on February 24, 2010 at 6:46pm —
THE POWER OF INTENT
BY DEEPAK CHOPRA…
Added by mrinalini on February 21, 2010 at 7:13am —
Heart of Gratitude!!! Continue
A blind boy sat on the steps of a building with a hat by his feet. He held up a sign which said: "I am blind, please help." There were only a few coins in the hat.…
Added by choclates on February 20, 2010 at 9:38pm —
We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.
– George Bernard…
Added by mrinalini on February 20, 2010 at 3:23am —
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Thought for the Day - Eknath Easwaran
Do not let your peace depend on the hearts of others; whatever they say about you, good or bad, you are not because of it…
Added by mrinalini on February 19, 2010 at 4:49am —
Added by Anusha Nair on February 18, 2010 at 9:34am —
FACTS ABOUT HONEY
Honey is the only food on the planet that will not spoil or rot. It will do what some call turning to sugar. In reality honey is always honey.. However, when left in a cool dark place for a long time it will do what I rather call "crystallizing" . When this happens I loosen the lid, boil some water, and sit the honey container in the hot water, off the heat and let it liquefy. It is then as good as it ever was.
Never boil honey or put it in a… Continue
Added by Anusha Nair on February 18, 2010 at 9:18am —
This is apparently true so read it and try it.
> In 1919 when the flu killed 40 million people there was this Doctor
> that visited the many farmers to see if he could help them combat the
> flu. Many of the farmers and their family had contracted it and many
> The doctor came upon this one farmer and to his surprise, everyone
> was very healthy. When the doctor asked what the farmer was… Continue
Added by amit on February 17, 2010 at 8:54pm —
From the internet:
This is a personal story of legendary hypnotist Milton
t age seventeen he was struck down by polio and was so severely paralysed that
his doctors thought he would die.
Erickson survived, of course, and went on to live an extraordinary life.
What I haven't talked much about… Continue
Added by Omnipresence Academy of Life on February 13, 2010 at 6:30am —
Thought for the Day by Eknath Easwaran
I love reading this daily message. One of my favourite ones is the September 7,2009 thought, given below.
Man must evolve for all human conflict a…
Added by mrinalini on February 12, 2010 at 4:47pm —
Living without money
Former teacher Heidemarie Schwermer has lived without money in Germany for 13 years. Our writer finds out how she does…
Added by amit on February 10, 2010 at 9:55pm —
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