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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was stumped by a simple question: “Who is your biggest competitor?” Facebook rose to power by maximizing the commoditization of data. The platform has since jealously guarded its dominance by absorbing burgeoning competitors and consolidating more user data.

A Conservative Edge

Regulators should challenge the concentration of data to preserve both privacy and competition. Smart regulation can advance both.

Source: Don’t Blame Privacy for Big Tech’s Monopoly on Information

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Why you should have your own blog

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Do you always turn to the internet whenever you need something clarified? Learn something new or simply gather more information about a certain topic? The internet is one of the greatest human invention allowing you to access the millions of web pages online. Well, the pages you read on the internet were written.

A personal is worth 100 facebook pages

Is there anyone out there who doesn’t have a Facebook account? Social media has played a major role in uniting people across all races world. You can now easily make your feelings known to your crash all you have to do is poke her or wave at her via message. Pretty awesome, right!? This is because you don’t know the beauty of having a personal blog.

If you own a blog you have the freedom to publish just anything as long as it is not plagiarized. Someone annoys you at…

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Benefits of Ginger

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Ginger in the Qur’an

Ginger or Zanjabil in Arabic, belongs to the Zingiberaceae botanical family which also includes Cardamom and Turmeric. It is a culinary and medicinal spice that Allaah (subhanu wa ta’ala) makes mention of in Surah al-Insan, verse 17.

“And they will be given to drink there of a cup (of wine)mixed with Zanjabil (ginger).” (76:17)

Ibn Qayyim and ‘Medicine of the Prophet’

Ibn Qayyim in his book ‘Medicine of the Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam)’ states that it heats the body, aids the digestive process, softens the stomach mildly, helps open a clogged liver and strengthens sexual power, among other benefits. It can be used fresh, dried, powdered, as an oil or juice and can also be processed in food and cosmetics (used as kohl).​​

Modern Discovery

The main bioactive compound in ginger is Gingerol which is an anti-inflammatory (aiding the bodies defence against injury, viruses, bacteria)…

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Detox: Ginger Lemon Turmeric tea to start your day

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Lemon, ginger and turmeric are powerful ingredients that help boost metabolic function, improve digestion and eliminate toxins from the body.

Yogis have traditionally practiced detoxification rituals in the morning for thousands of years. These rituals (Shatkarma: Basti, Nauli, Neti..) are part of a system known as Ayurveda. Ways to effectively detox in the morning contain also drinking hot water with ingedients in it like ginger, lemon and turmeric.

This powerful morning detox drink will boost you with energy (ginger) for several hours, even more longlasting than 1 or 2 cups of coffee in the morning. It helps with the digestive system, clear accumulated toxins and makes your skin look more healhty and refreshed. Ginger and tumeric are excellent natural antibiotics and anti inflammatory and can help you with loosing weight.

Like our skin has a certain pH level so does our body. And for the…

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4 Herbs to Help with Stress + Anxiety

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During these difficult times, it’s easy to get wound up in stress. We are navigating new ways of living and that can be a bit anxiety-provoking. We are working from home, teaching from home, not being able to go to the malls or eat at restaurants, and having major events cancelled like concerts and festivals. We all are trying to find inventive ways to adhere to the “new normal” and remain calm under the pressure –but the key is making sure those ways are safe and healthy.

Many people have turned to plants for the answer! That’s right, those little things that get their energy from the sun have been proven to have properties that help ease the mind to relax.
Herbalism Courses - The Studios at Florida School of Holistic Health

Herbalism: Traditional medicinal practice based on the use of plants and plant extracts. The use of herbs to treat diseases and ailments is incredible popular and highly regarded…

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What does Green Tea do to your body?

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Green tea apart from being a refreshing drink has many other benefits as well. A cup full of green tea a day can do wonders to our body system.

Let’s see how:

1. Being rich in polyphenols, the green tea helps us to fight some deadly diseases like cancer, brain disorders, heart diseases and the list is endless.

2. It has antioxidant properties, a cup of green tea can push away toxins from your body system leaving you detoxified and fresh and therefore it also leads to weight loss including loss of inches and flushing away of some stubborn fat.

3. The just right amount of caffeine helps us to be active and alert improving the brain function. Probably which is why it is consumed more during a work day at workplaces than homes.

4. Mobilizes hard stubborn fat from our body and converts it into energy leaving us fat…

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“Eat better, Feel better”

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Fruits and You

Fruits play a very important role in our daily diet and in our entire well-being

Fruits are essential commodities but we easily and frequently ignore them because they don’t normally quench our hunger and it is believed that they are for a certain class of people. What’s your excuse? We all know that fruits can improve our health in a powerful way. But we seem to keep coming up with reasons why we can’t eat more of them. In order to wet your appetite for fruits, I’ve compiled a list of 10 fruits availabe in Ghana and their health benefits.

Icall these fruits fantastic 10 because of their overwhelming health benefits. These fruits will go a long way to improve the health conditions of people living in and outside of Ghana. Let’s dive In!

1. Guava (Aguava)

The tree that got many kids beaten. In the…

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6 Best Natural drinks that help to reduce weight!

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1.Water

Water? excatly!! many of us are un-aware of the fact that water increases the number of calories burnt. How you ask?

Some research indicates that drinking water can help to burncalories

In a2014 study, 12 people who drank 500 mL of cold and room temperature water experienced an increase in energy expenditure.

They burned between 2 and 3 percent more calories than usual in the 90 minutes after drinking the water.

Water may also temporarily increase the body’s resting energy expenditure, or the number of calories burned while resting.

Drinking cold water may further enhance water’s calorie-burning benefits, because the body expends energy, or calories, by heating up the water for digestion.

water helps reduce weight.

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Without water, the body cannot properly metabolize stored fat orcarbohydrates.

The process of metabolizing fat is called lipolysis. The first step of this process is hydrolysis, which occurs when water molecules interact with triglycerides…

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6 Powerful Benefits of Garlic

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Garlic is an old medical herb mostly used in some parts of the world to heal a number of infections. This article will explain some health benefits of garlic.

garlic1) The Active Compounds in Garlic Can Reduce Blood Pressure

Cardiovascular diseases like heart attacks and strokes are the world’s biggest killers.

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is one of the most important drivers of these diseases.

Human studies have found garlic supplements to have a significant impact on reducing blood pressure in people with high blood pressure.

In one study, 600–1,500 mg of aged garlic extract was just as effective as the drug Atenolol at reducing blood pressure over a 24-week period.

2) Garlic May Help You Live Longer

I know some people may have one or few objections but it is actually true; here’s why. The potential effects of garlic on longevity are basically impossible to prove in humans.

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#Ginger #has been shown to lower blood sugar levels and improve various heart disease risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes. Gingerol, the bioactive substance in fresh ginger, can help lower the risk of infections. That ginger may fight harmful bacteria, as well as the RSV virus, a common cause of respiratory infections.

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Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root or ginger, is widely used as a spice and a folk medicine. It is a herbaceous perennial which grows annual pseudostems (false stems made of the rolled bases of leaves) about one meter tall bearing narrow leaf blades. The inflorescences bear flowers having pale yellow petals with purple edges, and arise directly from the rhizome on separate shoots.

Ginger is in the family Zingiberaceae, which also includes turmeric (Curcuma longa), cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum), and galangal. Ginger originated in island Southeast Asia and was likely domesticated first by the Austronesian peoples. It was transported with them throughout the Indo-Pacific during the Australasian expansion (c 5,000 BP), reaching as far as Hawaii.

Ginger is one of the first spices to have been exported from Asia, arriving in Europe with the spice trade, and was used by ancient Greek and Romans. The…

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