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Dr. DeMaria commends Angelina Jolie’s recent decision to preempt possible health issues, but also stands by drugless options as preventative measures that can and should be implemented in one's lifestyle. Some of the tips he offers:
1. GO ORGANIC
Soy, canned food and conventional animal products possess a high rate of estrogen alongside chemicals that are detrimental to long-term health. Adhere to an organic lifestyle and avoid unhealthy foods and processed foods. For instance, broccoli is the best green food when it comes to decreasing high estrogen levels.
2. MANAGE A HEALTHY WEIGHT
Belly fat produces unnecessary estrogen. Manage a healthy weight to reduce the risk of an increased estrogen level. Steer away from unhealthy snacking habits and utilize Dr. Bob’s ABCs: apples, beets, and carrots.
3. THE LIVER FUNCTION IS ESSENTIAL
Successful liver function is essential as the organ depletes and maintains an individual’s estrogen level. In order to support the liver, add products such as milk thistle or dandelion root and vitamin B, reduce alcohol consumption and avoid processed foods to prevent distress and overload.
In his book, Charles Rawling examines the fallacies of relationships as well as the real world state of affairs that describes the interaction of couples - real or imagined. There comes a time when the veil of mystery and the fog of ennui must be stripped away from the truth; in this case, the truth about male and female relationships. In his book, Rawlings does just that. In 10 short chapters, he deconstructs male/female relationships and portrays them in their true light, as seen and experienced by a mature male.
Rawlings maintains that there is a natural conflict that almost always develops organically between men and women once they enter into a relationship. This conflict, signified by miscommunication, arguments and general unhappiness, is characterized by struggles for power, lack of physical intimacy, and is magnified by the inevitability of life and its travails. Interestingly, however, just when the discussion turns bleakest, the book offers a glimpse of optimism, so long as the reader knows themself and is able to throw off the mantle of the ordinary and seek that which is extraordinary.
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Author Pam Muñoz Ryan will discuss and sign her award-winning book “The Dreamer,” illustrated by Peter Sis (Scholastic, 2010), at the Library of Congress on Friday, Sept. 16, at noon in the West Dining Room, located on the sixth floor of the James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. The event, co-sponsored by the Center for the Book and the Hispanic Division, is free and open to the public; no tickets are required.
After Sarah Bradley loses her family in a tragic car accident she finds it impossible to go on day after day. Her loneliness and grief quickly consumes her, until in a final act of desperation she decides to take her own life.
But what she finds in death is not what she expected. Instead of spending eternity with her family, she finds herself lost, somewhere between Heaven and Hell, with other souls just like her. Their only goal is to earn their way into the gates of Heaven, and ultimately to their lost loved ones.There is a catch. In order to earn their way into Heaven they must return to earth and save souls that are in despair. But they aren’t the only ones with an interest in these lost and desperate people. Satan unleashes his own army of demons to inflict as much chaos and despair as possible within their power.Sarah finds herself in a timeless battle between good and evil over the souls of mankind, and the Redeemers will do whatever it takes to defeat the minions of Hell.
Written by: Alethea J. Salazar
Text copyright © 2009 by Alethea J. Salazar
Alethea J. Salazar is the author of Angels of Redemption, a single mother of four boys and owns a consulting business for builders and developers in the amazing city of Las Vegas, NV.
Alethea always had a love affair with literature. She dreamed of becoming a published author and to fulfill her lifelong passion to become a writer---
“Talk about a very humbling experience,” said Alethea. “Unable to find a job to save my life...even Wal-Mart wouldn’t hire me. My family convinced me to start my own business. We found ourselves quickly losing ground financially. I was in quicksand…and sinking fast.”
Fear, despair and persistence quickly took over---
That is when the idea for her book, Angels of Redemption, took hold. The story is about a woman struggling with her own loss and despair as she is faced with the ultimate decision that will change the fate of her life and soul forever.
Now---Alethea has been inspired to write another book…
Alethea speaks to all of us, through her personal story of triumph and those of her characters and is available for talk shows, interviews and appreciates reviews on her book.
For more information…
New Picture Book by Bestselling Author
Check out the new children’s picture book, My Name Is Not Alexander, the follow-up to the New York Times Bestseller and Indie Bookseller 2010 Favorite My Name Is Not Isabella.
Jennifer Fosberry’s new book follows a young boy on an imaginary trip through history as he pretends to be some of the innovative men who influenced and shaped our world.
Just how big can a little kid dream?
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