Beta glucan enhances the effectiveness of conventional antibiotic therapy. It acts as a free radical scavenger, removing cells damaged by exposure to radiation, chemotherapy, and environmental pollution. It also lowers total and LDL (bad) cholesterol which increasing HDL (good) cholesterol.

Which is how you get an all out mapping war, with dozens of contenders entering into a dizzying array of alliances and burning tens of millions of investment dollars in pursuit of a massive payoff that could be years away. Alphabet Inc.’s Google emerged years ago as the winner in consumer digital maps, which human drivers use to evade rush hour traffic or find a restaurant. Google won by blanketing the globe with its street mapping cars and with software expertise that couldn’t be matched by navigation companies, automakers and even Apple Inc.

It is naturally flavorful and for a different twist, you can add a little milk and sugar for a real treat. From India, tea was brought to Europe by colonial powers and then to the American colonies. Tea plays an important role in American history as demonstrated by the Boston Tea Party..

The unofficial ringmaster of the impromptu shows at Santa Monica’s Muscle Beach from the 1930s through the 1950s was Deforrest “Moe” Most, a gymnast who had a knack for convincing teens and tourists that they, too, could join in. “He was the ambassador for Muscle Beach,” said acrobat Paula Boelsems, who trained there in the ’40s. “I can’t tell you how many times he did things for people .

Long may it thrive. The recent re fit has been a triumph. Every Christmas I make a quick trawl, primarily to buy presents on my way to Hatchards, but also as an excuse to breath in honeyed smell which hits you as you push your way through the swing doors: a mixture of rich wool carpet, glass, crystallised fruit, liquers and plastic.

Whether you are a veteran canner or a novice beginner, now it the time to stock, and “stalk”, up on canning jars, canning lids, and other canning supplies. Most canning supplies, such as lids, jars, canners, canning salt, pectin, etc., will be hitting the grocery shelves in the month of May. This is a good time to start “stocking” up on those supplies.

In January, I set out to investigate the annual San Sebastian festival in Chiapas, Mexico. My reason for doing so was not academic, journalistic, missional, eco tourism or in any way selfless. I long had wanted to visit San Cristbal de las Casas as a possible place to winter, summer and/or retire, and I picked the week of the festival as a good time to check it out, having had a similar experience of hybrid Mayan/Catholic religious festivals in Guatemala in 2003..