Author: Daniel

You are barraged by ads for junk foods. You see other ads, for weight-loss programs, that say you can eat whatever you want, not exercise and still lose weight. It’s easier to find a Snickers bar, a Big Mac or a Coke than it is to find an apple. And your kids eat at a school cafeteria whose idea of a vegetable is the ketchup on the burgers. You go to your doctor for health tips. In the waiting room, you find a glossy 243-page magazine titled Family Doctor: Your Essential Guide to Health and Well-being. Published by the American…

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When we think of sewing, we automatically think of the sewing machine. But there are some wonderful specialty sewing machines that can make sewing quicker and easier and more professional. In addition to a quality sewing machine, a fully outfitted sewing studio will include: a serger, a blind hemmer, and an embroidery machine. It even has some wonderful decorative capabilities. Also note there are many different kinds of sergers. The most common is a 2 -3- 4 thread serger, but you can also get 5 thread, 6 thread, even an 8 thread serger. The blind hemmer is a single purpose…

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I wanted to do it, but she wanted it even more. She said it had to be done for the children of the world. She cajoled, she pushed and she insisted that we keep our nose to the grindstone. She read every word, those kept and those discarded-some several times. Most importantly, Karen first suggested that I work with Tom, the youngest of our five children. His writing skills, his persistence in keeping integrity with the message and his exceptionally quick learning of the subject matter made the project possible. He wrote several chapters in this book himself and rewrote…

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The first inkling of progress toward a practical sewing machine is found in the patent record of Great Britain 1755A.D. by German inventor Charles Weisenthal. A brief reference to a needle to be made for an undefined mechanical device is our only clue, and no other subsequent reference is known for his device. Thomas Saint filed a patent 1790 A.D. for a leather fastening device that would use an awl followed by needle and thread, but little came of his invention. Like the race to outer space in recent years, a subtle race began. Germans, Austrians, and French inventors made…

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For years, pharmaceutical companies threw away the best bits of the plant while the plants themselves 27 looking for that magic bullet. This problem was refl ected in a lesson learned in 1995: fl a vonoids are a component of many plants, but these compounds had been regularly discarded for twenty years. Flavonoids are now known to be antioxidants— a now old buzzword among the more nutritionally aware. Anti-oxidants are known to inhibit and treat a wide range of illnesses and conditions including cancer, strokes, heart disease, emphysema, late-onset diabetes, rheumatism, arthritis, ulcers, cataracts, Crohn’s disease, senility, arteriosclerosis, and old…

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Prescription isn’t merely a menu plan; it doesn’t require daily charts or calorie counting; and it doesn’t exist to serve my own financial interests. Most importantly, the supporting evidence is overwhelming. This is about changing the way you eat and live and the extraordinary health that will result So, what is my prescription for good health? In short, it is about the multiple health benefits of consuming plant-based foods, and the largely unappreciated health dangers of consuming animal-based foods, including all types of meat, dairy and eggs. I did not begin with preconceived ideas, philosophical or otherwise, to prove the…

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“The China Study is a well-documented analysis of the fallacies of the modern diet, lifestyle and medicine and the quick fix approach that often fails. The lessons from China provide compelling rationale for a plant based diet to promote health and reduce the risk of the diseases of affluence.” -SUSHMA PALMER, PH.D. , Former Executive Director Food and Nutrition Board, use National Academy of Sciences “The China Study is extraordinarily helpful, superbly written and profoundly important. Dr. Campbell’s work is revolutionary in its implications and spectacular in its clarity I learned an immense amount from this brave and wise book.…

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This book is, first and foremost, an acknowledgement to the collective contributions of professionals, business executives, organizational leaders and an entire “social media” industry that has dedicated itself to delivering on the opportunities that the Social Web offers: the opportunity to understand, first-hand, what markets are saying, the opportunity to identify specific influencers and to quantify the impact that social media has as a result on markets and the businesses and organizations that serve them, and the opportunity to learn faster, to adapt more quickly, and to build and bring to market the next generation of globally acceptable, sustainable goods…

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On that note, a special acknowledgement for the people I have had the pleasure of working with around the world: For Sunil Agarwal, Gaurav Mishra and my colleagues at 2020Media and 2020Social in New Delhi and across India, for the experiences gained with Austin’s Z3 Partners, FG SQUARED and Social Web Strategies, Marco Roncaglio and the Philips’ Consumer Business Units in Amsterdam, Johni Fisher and the Looppa team in Buenos Aires, Ian Giles and Thindata in Toronto, and Clara Nelson with the American Marketing Association my sincere appreciation: Read More About: Jio Rockers You have shaped my understanding of social…

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For a lot of organizations—including business, nonprofits, and governmental agencies—use of social media very often begins in Marketing, public communications, or a similar office or department with a direct connection to customers and stakeholders. or a boost to overall awareness in the marketplace and especially in the minds and hearts of those customers increasingly out of reach of interruptive (aka “traditional”) media. The advent of Web 2.0 and the Social Web is clearly a game-changer, on numerous fronts. Given the rush to implement, and the opening focus on marketing specifically versus the business more holistically, many “social media projects” end…

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