Adnan Ansari

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Garlic: Proven benefits

Garlic (<i>Allium sativum</i>), is used widely as a flavoring in cooking, but it has also been used as a medicine throughout ancient and modern history; it …

High Blood Pressure

12 Unbelievable Things To Do In Taiwan That Most Tourists Do Not Know About

<b>Beyond Taipei's Shopping and Food</b><p>Whenever Taipei is mentioned, many immediately think of the iconic Taipei 101, bustling night markets and …

15 Foods High in Folic Acid

There are many reasons why it’s important to get an adequate amount of folic acid. Perhaps most importantly are cellular growth and regeneration. A …

Folate vs. Folic Acid: What your doctor isn't telling you

Folic Acid

Does Apple Juice Prevent Gout?

Gout is a very painful inflammatory condition of the joints, especially the big toe, caused by excessive levels of uric acid in the bloodstream. Uric …

Crystals

14 Reasons To Have A Cup Of Chamomile Tea Right Now

10K Shares<p>Oh, the sound of rain on a tin roof, or the rustling of leaves on a crisp fall afternoon. Both of these things may prompt you to want to …

Breast Cancer

Top 10 Most Beautiful Hikes In The World

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Arabic translators did far more than just preserve Greek philosophy – Peter Adamson

In European antiquity, philosophers largely wrote in Greek. Even after the Roman conquest of the Mediterranean and the demise of paganism, philosophy …

Not In My Name: Indians protest attacks on Muslims

Thousands of people have turned out in protests across India against a wave of attacks on Muslims by mobs that accuse them of killing cows or eating beef.<p>Waving "Not in My Name" banners and "Stop Cow Terrorism" placards on Wednesday, protesters braved monsoon rains in at least 10 cities including …

10 Natural Cancer Treatments | Hidden Cures

Have you ever wondered how effective natural cancer treatments can be?<p>Around 20 years ago, my mother was diagnosed with breast <b>cancer</b>. This was crazy …

How “The Rubáiyát” inspired Victorian hedonists to reject the conservatism of their time

How did a 400-line poem based on the writings of a Persian sage, advocating seize-the-day hedonism, achieve widespread popularity in Victorian England? <i>Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám</i> was written by the eccentric English scholar Edward FitzGerald, drawing on his loose translation of quatrains by the …

What Actually Is Inflammation? This Is What a Nutritionist Wants You to Know

Inflammation is one of those health terms that simultaneously intrigues and confuses us. It's dominated health headlines of late and is said to be …

Diet fizzy drinks linked to dementia and stroke

Consuming diet fizzy drinks every day almost triples the risk of developing dementia, a major new study suggests.<p>People who regularly drank artificially sweetened beverages are also more likely to suffer a stroke, but the full-fat equivalent is not associated with a greater risk of either condition.<p>…

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything

Get out of your own head and start taking action.<p>While everyone overthinks situations once in a while, some people are plagued with a constant barrage of thoughts all the time. Chronic overthinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine …

4 Step Guide to Letting Go of the Past

We’re constantly struggling with the past, in so many ways:<p>Mistakes we’ve made that we regret or that make us feel bad about ourselves<br>• Anger about …

T.E. Lawrence and the Desert Bromance That Sold America on a War

It was bromance at first sight. The young American journalist was alone, walking along Christian Street in the Old City of Jerusalem. A group of …

World History

THE MIRACULOUS KAABA - Why Pray Towards the Kaaba?

Mosques

The 13 best things to do in Marrakech

Best things to do in Marrakech<p>1<p>Jardin Majorelle<p>Jardin Majorelle<p><b>What is it?</b> Created by the French painter Jacques Majorelle (hence the name), the …

France

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Feel small under North America's tallest falls

<b>Why:</b> North America's tallest waterfall, splashing down in one of its most gorgeous valleys.<p><b>What:</b> The essence of Yosemite Valley is soaring granite and falling water. So if you’re a park beginner, get yourself to the base of Lower Yosemite Fall. Preferably in spring.<p>This is the bottom of a …

Top 10 Books About Muslims And Islam

Media stereotypes and misinformation about Muslims are nothing new. In a post-election world, Muslims are finding more allies who often want to help but don't know much about us. More and more of our fellow Americans have questions and need answers.<p>In on online forum recently, someone asked me …

Surah Al-Baqarah [2:285]

Sahih International<p>The Messenger has believed in what was revealed to him from his Lord, and [so have] the believers. All of them have believed in …

Life Is Beautiful, But We Need The Hard Times To Remember That

<b>"I suppose in the end, the whole of life becomes an act of letting go, but what always hurts the most is not taking a moment to say goodbye."</b><p>-Yann Martel, Life of Pi<p>I'm confused about my life lately. Plotlines I thought might play out for months or even years have recently fizzled out at a moment's …

Brain, Mind, Body And The Disease Of Addiction

The standard definition of drug or alcohol addiction is that it's a chronic, incurable disease of the brain.<p>In a comprehensive report on the topic, published last month, the surgeon general gives this familiar definition a more positive spin. He eschews the "cure" word and focuses instead on the …

Chronic Disease

Day Trip To The Most Beautiful Hot Springs In America This Winter

There’s nothing better than a hot springs adventure. However you get there: hiking, driving, snowmobiling… you just <i>know</i> that you have this incredible payoff waiting for you. Because soon you’ll be soaking in a sparkling, hot water pool with breath-taking vistas surrounding you. It’s an incredible …

Hot Springs

How to Find Your True Calling

Many people are in search of their purpose, or true calling, in life.<p>And this is certainly a worthy endeavor   — research has shown that knowing your …