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  • Michael shared from Op-Ed Columnist: Where Is the Love? in the Most E-Mailed section of The New York Times by NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF
    And compassion isn’t a sign of weakness, but a mark of civilization.
  • Michael shared from The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy by Raj Patel
    Porto Alegre in Brazil has a celebrated “participatory budget” process, where citizens gather in forums to decide how funds will be spent in their neighborhoods—what the priorities are, and which groups will receive government money first. Similar experiments in Kerala, India, have been incredibly successful—civic participation is up, but so are levels of satisfaction with government services and responsiveness. This is what happens when people stop being consumers in the market and become the authors of their lives,
    Note: what happens when people stop being consumers and start being authors of their lives
  • Michael shared from Meals that Heal Inflammation: Embrace Healthy Living and Eliminate Pain, One Meal at a Time by R.H.N., Julie Daniluk
    When we eat, food is first chewed up by the grinding action of the teeth, then dissolved in a wet bath of saliva. It travels down the esophagus to the stomach, where acids and enzymes break down most of the food into a soft paste. This paste is then pushed through the small intestine, where it is digested further and most of the food nutrients are absorbed. The remaining material moves into the large intestine for the absorption of water and salts. After the long journey, which can take twenty-four to seventy-two hours (depending on your intestinal health), the resulting waste is excreted.
  • Michael shared from Prosper and Live Long: Health-Minded Manhattan Leads in Increased Life Span in the Most E-Mailed section of The New York Times by SAM ROBERTS
    we think that the drive to implement smoking bans, trans fat bans, and to make the city more amenable to physical activity and healthy food choices has had and will have an impact.
  • Michael shared from Prosper and Live Long: Health-Minded Manhattan Leads in Increased Life Span in the Most E-Mailed section of The New York Times by SAM ROBERTS
    Since 1985, the life expectancy for Manhattan residents has increased more than that of any other county in the country, according to a new analysis,
  • Michael shared from Food Combining Made Easy 3rd Edition by Herbert Shelton
    the inhibiting effects of acids, sugars and fats upon
  • Michael shared from Food Combining Made Easy 3rd Edition by Herbert Shelton
    the inhibiting effects of acids, sugars and fats upon
  • Michael shared from Op-Ed Columnist: Why Let the Rich Hoard All the Toys? in the Most E-Mailed section of The New York Times by NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF
    there are six lobbyists for every member of Congress from the health care industry alone.
  • Michael shared from The Help by Kathryn Stockett
    “Separate but equal,” Miss Hilly say back to Miss Leefolt. “That’s what Governor Ross Barnett says is right, and you can’t argue with the government.”
    Note: so many good lines in the help, this one seems especially relevant
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