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Can Alkaline Diet Really Treat or Prevent Cancer and Other Diseases?

By |2019-11-28T23:22:24+03:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle|Tags: |

Alkaline diet (also known as the alkaline ash diet, alkaline acid diet, acid ash diet, and acid alkaline diet) describes a group of loosely related diets based on the misconception that different types of food can have an effect on the pH balance of the body. It originated from the acid ash hypothesis, which primarily related to osteoporosis research. Proponents of the diet believe that certain foods can affect the acidity (pH) of the body and that the change in pH can, therefore, be used to treat or prevent disease. Some

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Parental Alienation: Signs, Causes and Consequencies

By |2019-11-26T00:03:13+03:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Parental alienation describes a process through which a child becomes estranged from a parent as the result of the psychological manipulation of another parent. The child's estrangement may manifest itself as fear, disrespect or hostility toward the parent, and may extend to additional relatives or parties. The child's estrangement is disproportionate to any acts or conduct attributable to the alienated parent. Parental alienation can occur in any family unit but is believed to occur most often within the context of family separation, particularly when legal

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Macrobiotic Diet: Main Ideas, Practices, Food Types and Safety

By |2019-11-19T21:58:43+03:00November 19th, 2019|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle|Tags: |

A macrobiotic diet (or macrobiotics) is a pescetarian diet (sometimes vegetarian or vegan) fixed on ideas about types of food drawn from Zen Buddhism. The diet attempts to balance the supposed yin and yang elements of food and cookware. Major principles of macrobiotic diets are to reduce animal products, eat locally grown foods that are in season, and consume meals in moderation. There is no high-quality clinical evidence that a macrobiotic diet is helpful for people with cancer or other diseases, and it may be harmful. Neither the American Cancer Society nor Cancer Research

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Cyclothymia: Symptoms, Causes and Diagnostic Criteria

By |2019-11-10T11:42:27+03:00November 9th, 2019|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Cyclothymia, also known as a cyclothymic disorder, is a mental disorder that involves periods of symptoms of depression and periods of symptoms of hypomania. These symptoms, however, are not sufficient to be a major depressive episode or a hypomanic episode. Symptoms must last for more than one or two years. The cause is unknown. Risk factors include a family history of bipolar disorder. Cyclothymia differs from bipolar in that major depression, mania, or hypomania have never occurred. Treatment is generally with counseling and mood stabilizers

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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: a Powerful Tool for Mental Health

By |2019-10-22T19:56:58+03:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) is an approach to psychotherapy that uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) methods in collaboration with mindfulness meditative practices and similar psychological strategies. It was originally created to be a relapse-prevention treatment for individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD). Focus on MDD and cognitive processes distinguish MBCT from other mindfulness-based therapies. Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), for example, is a more generalized program that also utilizes the practice of mindfulness. MBSR is a group-intervention program, like MBCT, which uses mindfulness to help improve

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Sustainable City: the Urban Living of the Future

By |2019-10-09T20:53:01+03:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , |

A sustainable city, urban sustainability, or eco-city (also "ecocity") is a city designed with consideration for social, economic, environmental impact, and resilient habitat for existing populations, without compromising the ability of future generations to experience the same. These cities are inhabited by people who are dedicated towards minimization of required inputs of energy, water, food, waste, the output of heat, air pollution - CO2, methane, and water pollution. Richard Register first coined the term "ecocity" in his 1987 book, Ecocity Berkeley: Building Cities for a

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Alan Watts’ Philosophy, Biography and Basic Ideas

By |2019-09-19T20:40:11+03:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Inspirational, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Alan Wilson Watts (6 January 1915 – 16 November 1973) was a British philosopher who interpreted and popularized Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehurst, England, he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York. Pursuing a career, he attended Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, where he received a master's degree in theology. Watts became an Episcopal priest in 1945, then left the ministry in 1950 and moved to California, where he joined the faculty of the American Academy

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10 Quokka Facts: What You Didn’t Know about This Cute Animal

By |2019-09-10T19:54:08+03:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , |

The quokka, Setonix brachyurus, the only member of the genus Setonix, is a small animal about the size of a domestic cat. Like other marsupials in the macropod family (such as kangaroos and wallabies), the quokka is herbivorous and mainly nocturnal. Read on to learn more interesting facts about the quokka. The Cute Quokka and 10 Facts about Its Habitat, Diet and More 1. Where do quokkas live? Quokkas are found on some smaller islands off the coast of Western Australia, particularly Rottnest Island, just

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