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May’s turn to meet Trudeau and ‘anti-Alberta’ activities; In-The-News Nov. 15 – larongeNOW

Trudeau has been seeking common ground with the Conservative, Bloc Quebecois and NDP leaders in separate sessions as he prepares to return to Parliament in December without a majority in the Commons.

Hell need the backing of at least one of those parties to get any law passed, and his first test will be to get support for his speech from the throne, laying out his general plans for governing.

The Greens elected more MPs in the October vote than theyve ever had, but remain the only party in the Commons that doesnt have the numbers to give Trudeaus Liberals a win by voting with the government.

That makes the meeting more a courtesy than a negotiation between rivals seeking to find compromises to advance their agendas.

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EDMONTON An Edmonton charity that has supported philanthropy in the community since 1953says Albertasinquiry intoso-called anti-Albertan activities ispolarizing, undemocratic and unfounded.

The Muttart Foundation, which supports early childhood education and other charities, has written a letter to Steve Allan, commissioner of the Public Inquiry Into Funding of Anti-Alberta Energy Campaigns.

It says the commission is creating a climate of fear by suggesting there is a price to be paid for disagreeing with the government.

The 174-page lettersays its not unAlbertan to criticize the oil and gas industry its democratic.

It uses government statistics to show foreign sources make up a tiny fraction of the revenue to Canadian charities.

Foundation director Bob Wyatt says he just wants any recommendations from the inquiry to be founded on fact.

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HALIFAX There is something funky at the bottom of the Bay of Fundy.

A new survey estimates more than 1.8 million pieces of garbage are strewn over the bottom of the bay, prompting concerns about potential harm to marine life.

The study publishedThursday inMarine Pollution Bulletin found an average of137 pieces of plastic litter, dumped or lost fishing gear and other garbage per square kilometre of ocean.

The researchersused underwater photography at 281 locations over the past three years toextrapolate the amount ofgarbagepresent in a bay.

Plastics, especially plastic bags, comprised slightly over half of the total, while fishing gear ranging from traps to gloves was close to 30 per cent. Other garbage including tires or metal was just over one fifth of the total waste documented.

BiologistTony Walker, assistant professor in the schoolfor resource and environmental studies at Dalhousie University, said the litter eliminates potential habitat by covering the bottom.

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SANTA CLARITA, Calif. People who knew the 16-year-old boy suspected of killing two students in a burst of gunfire at a high school outside Los Angeles described him as a quiet, smart kid who they would never expect to turn violent.

One fellow junior at Saugus High School said the suspect is a Boy Scout who she relied on to study for advanced placement European history. A student in his physics class said he seemed like one of those normal kids. A next-door neighbour who grew up with him said he kept to himself but was never threatening.

The attacker shot five students, seemingly at random, and then shot himself in the head around 7:30 a.m. Thursday, his 16th birthday, authorities said. Two students died, and the gunman was gravely wounded.

Police have not publicly identified the shooter because he is a minor. The Associated Press determined his identity based on property records for his home, which police said was searched after the shooting, and interviews with three of his friends.

The boy lived with his mother in a modest home on a leafy street in Santa Clarita, a Los Angeles suburb of about 210,000 people known for good schools, safe streets and relatively affordable housing.

Police said they had yet to determine a motive and any relationship between the gunman and the victims. Authorities said they have no indication the boy was acting on behalf of any group or ideology.

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MEXICO CITY Bolivias Evo Morales called for the United Nations, and possibly Pope Francis, to mediate in the Andean nations political crisis following his ouster as president in what he called a coup detat that forced him into exile in Mexico.

In an interview Thursday in Mexico City, Morales said he is in fact still the president of Bolivia since the countrys Legislative Assembly has not yet accepted his resignation, which he presented Sunday at the urging of military leaders following weeks of protests against a re-election that his opponents called fraudulent.

Morales said he would return to Bolivia from Mexico, which has granted him political asylum, if that would contribute to his countrys pacification.

Political analyst Kathryn Ledebur of the non-profit Andean Information Network in Bolivia, who has lived in the country for nearly 30 years, said Morales could have a case.

A resignation letter has to be presented and considered, and accepted in the plenary before it goes into effect, she said. Do I think that Evo wants to return and be president I dont see that. But does he want to mess with them? Yes. He wants to keep them guessing.

Two days after arriving in Mexico, Morales said he had received information that some Bolivian army troops are planning to rebel against the officers who urged him to resign. But he gave no further specifics on how many were in on the plan, or how they would rebel.

Morales said he was surprised by the betrayal of the commander in chief of the armed forces, Williams Kaliman.

Weird and wild

SEATTLE Can old dogs teach us new tricks? Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest study of aging in canines. They hope to shed light on human longevity, too.

The project will collect a pile of pooch data: vet records, DNA samples, gut microbes and information on food and walks. Five hundred dogs will test a pill that could slow the aging process.

What we learn will potentially be good for dogs and has great potential to translate to human health, said project co-director Daniel Promislow of the University of Washington School of Medicine.

If scientists find a genetic marker for a type of cancer in dogs, for instance, that could be explored in humans.

Owners will complete periodic online surveys and take their dogs to the vet once a year, with the possibility of extra visits for certain tests. Their welfare will be monitored by a bioethicist and a panel of animal welfare advisers.

The five-year study was formallystarted Thursday at a science meeting in Austin, Texas. The National Institute on Aging is paying for the $23-million project because dogs and humans share the same environment, get the same diseases and dogs shorter lifespans allow quicker research results, said deputy director, Dr. Marie Bernard. The data collected will be available to all scientists.

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The Northwest Council passed laws to conserve the bison. However, by 1880, the bison had practically disappeared from the plains of Canada, destroying the traditional way of life of First Nations and Metis living on the Prairies.

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TORONTO One of Louis C.K.s accusersis disputing a Canadian comedy club CEOs reasons for booking the standup superstar earlier this year.

Julia Wolov says she is infuriated by an article written byYuk Yuks founder Mark Breslin for the Canadian Jewish News that downplayssexual misconduct she and several other women faced from the disgraced comic.

Wolov, aL.A.-based comedy writer, penned a counterpoint that lists several inaccuracies in Breslins article,which claimed she and others consented to sexual behaviour that occurred more than10 yearsago.

C.K.admitted to exposing himself toseveral womenwhile in a position of powerfollowing a bombshell 2017 New York Times report involving fiveaccusers.

Wolov says she hasnt spoken about her experiences since that New York Times story, but was moved to go public this week because Breslin touted C.K.s Jewish heritage as another reason to support him. Wolov says she and three of his other accusers from the article are also Jewish.

She says she did not consent to C.K. undressing and masturbating in front of her, and to suggest otherwise is wrong.

Breslin booked C.K. for a string of sold-out shows in Toronto in October. He declined further comment but says in his article that rattling the cage of polite society is part of the job of comics, onstage and off.

This report by The Canadian Press was first publishedNov. 15,2019.

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Longevity And Anti-Senescence Therapy Market to Witness Stellar Growth Rate in the Next 10 Years during 2023 – Crypto News Byte

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The global longevity and anti-senescence therapies market should grow from $329.8 million in 2018 to $644.4 million by 2023 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.3% during 2018-2023.

Report Scope:

The scope of this report is broad and covers various therapies currently under trials in the global longevity and anti-senescence therapy market. The market estimation has been performed with consideration for revenue generation in the forecast years 2018-2023 after the expected availability of products in the market by 2023. The global longevity and anti-senescence therapy market has been segmented by the following therapies: Senolytic drug therapy, Gene therapy, Immunotherapy and Other therapies which includes stem cell-based therapies, etc.

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Revenue forecasts from 2028 to 2023 are given for each therapy and application, with estimated values derived from the expected revenue generation in the first year of launch.

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Global longevity and anti-senescence therapy market deals in the adoption of different therapies and treatment options used to extend human longevity and lifespan. Human longevity is typically used to describe the length of an individuals lifetime and is sometimes used as a synonym for life expectancy in the demography. Anti-senescence is the process by which cells stop dividing irreversibly and enter a stage of permanent growth arrest, eliminating cell death. Anti-senescence therapy is used in the treatment of senescence induced through unrepaired DNA damage or other cellular stresses.

Global longevity and anti-senescence market will witness rapid growth over the forecast period (2018-2023) owing to an increasing emphasis on Stem Cell Research and an increasing demand for cell-based assays in research and development.

An increasing geriatric population across the globe and a rising awareness of antiaging products among generation Y and later generations are the major factors expected to promote the growth of global longevity and anti-senescence market. Factors such as a surging level of disposable income and increasing advancements in anti-senescence technologies are also providing traction to the global longevity and anti-senescence market growth over the forecast period (2018-2023).

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the total geriatric population across the globe in 2016 was over REDACTED. By 2022, the global geriatric population (65 years and above) is anticipated to reach over REDACTED. An increasing geriatric population across the globe will generate huge growth prospectus to the market.

Senolytics, placenta stem cells and blood transfusions are some of the hot technologies picking up pace in the longevity and anti-anti-senescence market. Companies and start-ups across the globe such as Unity Biotechnology, Human Longevity Inc., Calico Life Sciences, Acorda Therapeutics, etc. are working extensively in this field for the extension of human longevity by focusing on study of genomics, microbiome, bioinformatics and stem cell therapies, etc. These factors are poised to drive market growth over the forecast period.

Global longevity and anti-senescence market is projected to rise at a CAGR of REDACTED during the forecast period of 2018 through 2023. In 2023, total revenues are expected to reach REDACTED, registering REDACTED in growth from REDACTED in 2018.

The report provides analysis based on each market segment including therapies and application. The therapies segment is further sub-segmented into Senolytic drug therapy, Gene therapy, Immunotherapy and Others. Senolytic drug therapy held the largest market revenue share of REDACTED in 2017. By 2023, total revenue from senolytic drug therapy is expected to reach REDACTED. Gene therapy segment is estimated to rise at the highest CAGR of REDACTED till 2023. The fastest growth of the gene therapy segment is due to the Large investments in genomics. For Instance; The National Human Genome Research Institute (U.S.) had a budget grant of REDACTED for REDACTED research projects in 2015, thus increasing funding to REDACTED for approximately REDACTED projects in 2016.

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2 tricked-out pies to be thankful for: pear with cranberries and pumpkin with ginger praline – The Gazette

By JeanMarie Brownson, Chicago Tribune

Homemade pie fillings prove easy. Crust not so much. Practice makes perfect. With every pie, our skills improve. Its an acquired art to turn out flaky, beautiful crust. My mother regularly reminds us of her early crust adventures many of which ended in the garbage can. No worries, she says, the crust ingredients cost far less than the filling.

So, when time allows, we practice making pie crust hearing her voice remind us to use a gentle hand when gathering the moist dough into a ball and later when rolling it out. Mom always uses a floured rolling cloth on the board and on the rolling pin. These days, I prefer to roll between two sheets of floured wax paper. We factor in plenty of time to refrigerate the dough so its at the perfect stage for easy rolling. The chilly rest also helps prevent shrinkage in the oven.

Ive been using the same pie dough recipe for years now. I like the flakiness I get from vegetable shortening and the flavor of butter, so I use some of each fat. A bit of salt in the crust helps balance sweet fillings. The dough can be made in a few days in advance. Soften it at room temperature until pliable enough to roll, but not so soft that it sticks to your work surface.

Of course, when pressed for time, I substitute store-bought frozen crusts. Any freshly baked pie with or without a homemade crust, is better than most store-bought versions.

I read labels to avoid ingredients I dont want to eat or serve my family. Im a fan of Trader Joes ready-to-roll pie crusts sold in freezer cases both for their clean ingredient line and the baked flavor. The 22-ounce box contains two generous crusts (or one bottom crust and one top or lattice). Other brands, such as Simple Truth Organics, taste fine, but at 15 ounces for two crusts, are best suited for smaller pies. Wewalka brand sells one 9-ounce crust thats relatively easy to work with. Always thaw according to package directions and use a rolling pin or your hands to repair any rips that may occur when unwrapping.

Double-crust fruit pies challenge us to get the thickener amount just right so the pie is not soupy when cut. Im a huge fan of instant tapioca in most fruit pies because it thickens the juices without adding flavor or a cloudy appearance. In general, I use one tablespoon instant tapioca for every two cups cut-up raw fruit.

Pretty, lattice-topped pies have the added benefit of allowing more fruit juice evaporation while the pie bakes. Precooking the fruit for any pie helps ensure that the thickener is cooked through; I especially employ this technique when working with cornstarch or flour-thickened pie fillings. This also allows the cook to work in advance a bonus around the busy holiday season.

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We are loving the combination of juicy, sweet Bartlett pears with tart cranberries for a gorgeous pie with hues of pink; a few crisp apples and chewy dried cranberries contribute contrasting textures. Feel free to skip the lattice work and simply add a top crust; pierce the top crust in several places with a fork to allow steam to escape. For added flavor and texture, I brush the top crust with cream and sprinkle it generously with coarse sugar before baking.

The nut-free ginger praline recipe is a riff on a longtime favorite pumpkin pie from Jane Salzfass Freiman, a former Chicago Tribune recipe columnist. She taught us to gussy up the edge of pumpkin pie with nuts, brown sugar and butter. We are employing store-bought ginger snap cookies and crystallized ginger in place of pecans for a spicy, candied edge to contrast the creamy pie interior. Think of this pie as all your favorite coffee shop flavors in one pumpkin pie spice and gingerbread, topped with whipped cream.

Happy pie days, indeed.

PEAR, DOUBLE CRANBERRY AND APPLE LATTICE PIE

Prep: 1 hour

Chill: 1 hour

Cook: 1 hour

Makes: 8 to 10 servings

1 recipe double crust pie dough, see recipe

2 1/2 pounds ripe, but still a bit firm, Bartlett pears, about 6

1 1/2 pounds Honeycrisp or Golden Delicious apples, about 4

2 cups fresh cranberries, about 8 ounces

3 tablespoons unsalted butter

3/4 cup sugar

3 tablespoons cornstarch

1 cup (4 ounces) dried cranberries

1/2 teaspoon grated fresh orange zest

1/8 teaspoon salt

Cream or milk, coarse sugar (or turbinado sugar)

Make pie dough and refrigerate it as directed. Working between two sheets of floured wax paper, roll out one disk into a 12-inch circle. Remove the top sheet of wax paper and use the bottom sheet to flip the crust into a 10-inch pie pan. Gently smooth the crust into the pan, without stretching it. Roll the edge of the dough under so it sits neatly on the edge of the pie dish. Refrigerate.

Roll the second disk of pie dough between the sheets of floured wax paper into an 11-inch circle. Slide onto a cookie sheet and refrigerate while you make the filling.

Peel and core the pears. Slice into 1/4-inch wide wedges; put into a bowl. You should have 6 generous cups. Peel and core the apples. Cut into 3/4-inch chunks; you should have about 3 1/2 cups. Add to the pears. Stir in fresh cranberries.

Heat butter in large deep skillet over medium-high until melted; add pears, apples and fresh cranberries. Cook, stirring, until nicely coated with butter, about 2 minutes. Cover and cook to soften the fruit, 3 minutes. Add sugar and cornstarch; cook and stir until glazed and tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in dried cranberries, orange zest and salt. Spread on a rimmed baking sheet; cool to room temperature. While the fruit mixture cools, heat oven to 425 degrees.

Pile the cooled fruit into the prepared bottom crust. Use a very sharp knife to cut the rolled top crust into 18 strips, each about 1/2 inch wide. Place 9 of those strips over the fruit filling positioning them about 1/2 inch apart. Arrange the other 9 strips over the strips on the pie in a diagonal pattern. (If you want to make a woven lattice, put one strip of dough over the 9 strips on the pie and weave them by lifting up and folding to weave them together.)

Crimp the edge of the bottom crust and the lattice strips together with your fingers. Use a fork to make a decorative edge all the way around the pie. Use a pastry brush to brush each of the strips and the edge of the pie with cream. Sprinkle strips and the edge with the coarse sugar.

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Place pie on a baking sheet. Bake at 425 degrees, 25 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees. Use strips of foil to lightly cover the outer edge of the pie. Continue baking until the filling is bubbling hot and the crust richly golden, about 40 minutes more.

Cool completely on a wire rack. Serve at room temperature topped with whipped cream or ice cream. To rewarm the pie, simply set it in a 350-degree oven for about 15 minutes.

Nutrition information per serving (for 10 servings): 540 calories, 24 g fat, 11 g saturated fat, 34 mg cholesterol, 80 g carbohydrates, 43 g sugar, 4 g protein, 270 mg sodium, 7 g fiber

DOUBLE CRUST PIE DOUGH

Prep: 20 minutes

Chill: 1 hour

Makes: Enough for a double crust 10-inch pie

This is our familys favorite pie crust for ease of use with a flaky outcome. We use vegetable shortening for easy dough handling and maximum flakiness; unsalted butter adds rich flavor.

2 1/2 cups flour

1 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup unsalted butter, very cold

1/2 cup trans-fat free vegetable shortening, frozen

Put flour, sugar and salt into a food processor. Pulse to mix well. Cut butter and shortening into small pieces; sprinkle them over the flour mixture. Pulse to blend the fats into the flour. The mixture will look like coarse crumbs.

Put ice cubes into about 1/2 cup water and let the water chill. Remove the ice cubes and drizzle about 6 tablespoons of the ice water over the flour mixture. Briefly pulse the machine just until the mixture gathers into a dough.

Dump the mixture out onto a sheet of wax paper. Gather into two balls, one slightly larger than the other. (Use this one later for the bottom crust.) Flatten the balls into thick disks. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. (Dough will keep in the refrigerator for several days.)

Nutrition information per serving (for 10 servings): 291 calories, 20 g fat, 8 g saturated fat, 24 mg cholesterol, 25 g carbohydrates, 1 g sugar, 3 g protein, 235 mg sodium, 1 g fiber

GINGER PRALINE PUMPKIN PIE

Prep: 40 minutes

Cook: 1 1/2 hours

Makes: 8 servings

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Prebaking the crust helps ensure the proper texture in the finished pie. You can replace the ginger snap cookies here with just about any spice cookie; I also like to use speculoos cookies or homemade molasses cookies. The recipe calls for canned pumpkin pie mix, which has sugar and spice already.

Half recipe double crust pie dough, see recipe

Filling

2 large eggs

1 can (30 ounces; or two 15-ounce cans) pumpkin pie mix (with sugar and spices)

1/2 teaspoon each ground: cinnamon, ginger

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

2/3 cup heavy whipping cream

2 tablespoons dark rum or 1 teaspoon vanilla

Topping

3 tablespoons butter, softened

2 tablespoons dark brown sugar

1/4 cup finely chopped crystallized ginger, about 1 1/2 ounces

1 cup roughly chopped or broken ginger snap cookies, about 2 ounces or 12 cookies

Whipped cream for garnish

For crust, heat oven to 425 degrees. Roll pie dough between 2 sheets of floured wax paper to an 11-inch circle. Remove the top sheet of paper. Use the bottom sheet to help you flip the dough into a 9-inch pie pan. Gently ease the dough into the pan, without stretching it; roll the edge of the dough under so it sits neatly on the edge of the pie dish; flatten attractively with a fork.

Line the bottom of the pie crust with a sheet of foil; fill the foil with pie weights or dried beans. Bake, 8 minutes. Remove the beans using the foil to lift them out of the crust. Return pie crust to the oven; bake until light golden in color, about 2 minutes. Cool. (Crust can be prebaked up to 1 day in advance; store in a cool, dry place.)

Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees. For filling, whisk eggs in a large bowl until smooth. Whisk in pumpkin mix, cinnamon, ginger and cloves until smooth. Whisk in cream and rum or vanilla.

For topping, mix soft butter and brown sugar in a small bowl until smooth. Stir in crystallized ginger; gently stir in the cookies to coat them with the butter mixture.

Carefully pour pie filling into cooled crust. Set the pie pan on a baking sheet; slide into the center of the oven. Bake, 40 minutes. Remove pie from oven. Gently distribute the topping evenly around the outer rim of the pie, near the crust. Return the pie to the oven; bake until a knife inserted near the center is withdrawn clean, about 40 more minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Serve cold or at room temperature with whipped cream.

Nutrition information per serving: 481 calories, 27 g fat, 13 g saturated fat, 96 mg cholesterol, 58 g carbohydrates, 9 g sugar, 6 g protein, 433 mg sodium, 9 g fiber

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Wellness and Healthy Lifestyle Club meets Nov. 20 in Kingston – The Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, N.Y. The Wellness and Healthy Lifestyle Club, formerly called Benecare Club, will meet Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Benedictine Auditorium at the corner of Mary's Avenue and Webster Street.

Breakfast is at 8:30 a.m., followed by the speaker at 9 a.m.

The speaker will be Dr. Michael Doyle, executive director and chief medical officer of HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley.

Call Gerry Harrington at (845) 334-4760 for more information.

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Why Improving physical health reflects on your mental well-being – Thrive Global

It all starts with your body.

While getting busy with your daily life routine, trying to balance between your spiritual well being, keeping up with your physical fitness & maintaining a healthy social life, keeping everything in balance is the hardest effort you can make for a healthy lifestyle routine. But unfortunately in this era we live in we always get caught up in everyday duties and we always end up forgetting about what matters the most which affects every corner of your life, its working out, getting all those toxins out of our body and maintaining a healthy diet which can let your body make the change for a better body image, happier self and of course a stronger mental consciousness.

The biggest and hardest obstacle we all cannot avoid is not finding enough time for our daily physical routine, taking a lot of time to and back from the gym, dont know what fitness routine should i be working on, and of course getting lost in all those online diet food options,

Thats why having a personal trainer at Getgoing was a very appealing idea to me, coming till my home doorsteps, Forgetting the commuting time to my favourite gym, it also reflected on my overall well being and mental health.

A lot of people like training one to one with the coach but what i am personally recommending is to have a partner in your workout sessions, a partner will act as your perfect ongoing motivation, you will share a goal together, anytime you will feel down or unmotivated you will find your partner pulling you off the ground and pushing you towards the finish line.

Training with your partner for sure will strengthen your bond, magnify the goal and will boost your motivation, and the good thing it shouldnt be only viable to your girlfriend, you can bond with a family member or close friend then you should brace yourself for the mind blowing results and energy.

Having a well balanced attention between working out and what you are eating will reflect on every aspect of your life and what is most important is your mental capabilities will be boosted to the max whether its more focusing on your work tasks or even remembering the name of your acquaintance you met last week.

Setting up a goal to be constantly working for will improve the hard working mechanism in your brain, you will start seeing some improvements on your overall body which will translate to your brain and self that anything you start investing time and effort in it will surely blossom into something you will love.

With all these infinite benefits you will gain from improving your physical health, these are the top 5 traits that will affect your mental health:

In case you want to feel happy and relaxed, you need to exercise different types of physical activity, whether its going to the gym or even brisk walking.

Physical activity stimulates the chemicals in your brain, which makes you feel happy and relaxed.

Regular physical activity helps maintain key mental skills, especially with age, and this includes critical thinking and learning.

Engaging in various sports 3 to 5 times a week, for at least 30 minutes, can provide health benefits for the mind.

When you are physically active, your mind is free from daily stress. This can help you avoid negative thoughts.

Exercise reduces the level of stress hormones in the body, and at the same time stimulates the production of a substance called endorphins, a chemical released from the brain when exercising.

Sports and other forms of physical activity improves sleep quality by helping you fall asleep faster and deepen your sleep.

Better sleep can improve your mental expectations the next day as well as improve your mood.

Regular exercise can enhance self-esteem, your ability to withstand excessive stress, and contribute to an improved outward appearance.

With renewable strength and energy that comes from physical activity, you may be more likely to succeed in off-field tasks.

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New Study Says Listening To 78 Minutes Of Music Daily Is Important To Your Health – Metal Injection.net

If you're listening to at least 78 minutes of music per day, congratulations! Science says you're helping yourself maintain a healthy lifestyle.

A new study from Deezer (and truncated by Kerrang!) reveals listening to music that covers feeling uplifting, relaxing, sad, motivating, and angry for at least 78 minutes per day is helpful. The study looked at a cohort of 7,500 people and how listening to music affected their day. The breakdown looked like this for optimal listening:

Lyz Cooper of the British Academy of Sound Therapy backed up Deezer's study.

"There are certain properties of music that affect the mind and body. Dedicating time each day to listen to music that triggers different emotions can have a hugely beneficial impact on our well-being. Listening to happy songs increases blood flow to areas of the brain associated with reward, and decreases flow to the amygdala, the part of the brain associated with fear."

So sure, get some Suffocation in for the angry bits, but maybe jam Babymetal or something too. Y'know, for your health.

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Gur naal pollution hata: Heres how to cook with jaggery for a healthy lifestyle – Hindustan Times

With the deteriorating quality of air, especially in the Capital, everyone is looking for ways to protect themselves from the hazardous effects of air pollution. One of the natural ways, as validated by many health experts, is jaggery (gur or gud).

Jaggery is a concentrated product of cane juice or palm, and can vary from golden brown to dark brown in colour.

Many experts say that palm jaggery is healthier than cane jaggery because it contains ascorbic acid and certain vitamins among other micro and macro nutrients, unlike cane jaggery.

A rich source of glucose, i.e, instant energy, consuming jaggery is good also because it is rich in iron, which, after its consumption, increases the levels of haemoglobin in the body. So, we asked chefs to share some out-of-the-box yet easy to make dishes, where the main ingredient is jaggery.

Nutritional value of Gud per 100 gm

*Jaggery Cheesecake

Ingredients

350 gm plain digestive biscuits, 120 gm ghee or unsalted butter, melted and cooled, 600 gm cream cheese, 350 gm jaggery, 1 cup (250g) sour cream, 200ml thickened cream, 4 eggs (lightly beaten), 1/3 cup (50g) cornflour, 2 tsp lemon juice, 50 gm blueberry compote

Method

Preheat the oven to 180C. Grease a round 20cm springform cake pan and line the base and side with baking paper.

Place biscuits in a food processor and whiz to crumbs. Add ghee and whiz to combine. Press into the base of prepared pan and chill until needed.

Place cream cheese and 250 gm jaggery in a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment and beat until smooth. Beat in sour cream and cream. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in cornflour and lemon juice, and pour over base. Wrap the outside of the pan in 3 layers of foil and place in a large roasting pan. Add enough boiling water to come halfway up the sides of the cake.

Reduce oven to 150C and bake cake for 1 hour and 40 minutes or until just set with a gentle wobble in the centre. Turn off oven and cool for one hour in the oven. Remove from oven, cool to room temperature, then chill for 3 hours or until cold. Remove from pan and place on a serving plate.

When ready to serve, melt remaining 100 gm jaggery in a small saucepan over medium heat with 2 tbs water, stirring to dissolve the jaggery. Cool completely, then pour over the cake, garnish with blueberry compote and fresh mint leaves.

* Gud Wali Atta Sevaiyan

Ingredients

200 gm of whole wheat sevaiyan (small), 1 cups of jaggery, 1.5 litres water, 125 gm ghee, 5-6 sliced almonds, 5-6 sliced pistachios, tsp nutmeg powder, a large pinch of saffron, and 1 tsp ground cardamom

Method

Add all the ghee to the vermicelli and cook on medium heat until the vermicelli starts to get golden brown.

Add the jaggery to water and allow it to melt while boiling the water.

Carefully pour the hot jaggery water to the cooked vermicelli. The vermicelli will start to bubble and cook so be careful that you dont get splattered. Add the ground nutmeg, cardamom and saffron to the mixture.

Keep stirring until the mixture becomes fairly solid and doesnt stick to the saucepan.

Garnish with almonds, pistachios.

Recipe by Chef Harangad Singh

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* Gud ice cream and gud crme brulee

Ingredients

200 gm jaggery, 20 ml condensed milk, a bit of cinnamon powder, 6 egg yolks, 100 ml heavy cream, 30 gm castor sugar and a few drops of vanilla essence

Method

For gur ice-cream

Make a syrup of jaggery by dissolving 150 gm jaggery with water and cooking it. Once it assumes a syrupy consistency, add condensed milk and cinnamon powder. Blend well and freeze.

For crme brulee

Mix egg yolks with remaining jaggery, sugar and cream.

Add vanilla essence and fill the mixture in a lined container, and steam it in a steamer.

Torch the crme brulee with some bit of jaggery powder on top and top it with ice cream and serve.

Recipe by Chef Nishant Chaubey

* Palm jaggery whole wheat cake

Ingredients

200 gm palm jaggery, 120 ml water, 120 gm wheat flour, 1 tsp baking powder, tsp baking soda, pinch of salt, 1 tsp cinnamon powder, a pinch of nutmeg powder, 2 eggs and cup oil/melted butter

Method

Preheat oven to 180C. Line a baking pan with parchment paper, grease with oil and set aside.

Take palm jaggery in a sauce pan, add water and heat till jaggery melts. Set aside to cool.

Take wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in a bowl and whisk well.

Take eggs, oil, melted palm jaggery and mix well.

Add this to the wet ingredients and mix well.

Spoon this into the pan and bake for 30 minutes.

Remove it and cool for 10 minutes.

Slice and serve.

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At CIIE 2019 Panasonic Showcases Solutions to Help Bring to Life China’s ‘Healthy China 2030’ Vision – Financial Post

SHANGHAI Panasonic Corporation took part in the 2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE) 2019, which was held in Shanghai from November 5 to 10. Under the theme, Limitless Care for Healthy Living, Panasonic showcased health and welfare products and solutions that reflect its unique health values. With these products and solutions for a healthy life and aging society, Panasonic aspires to help bring to life Chinas Healthy China 2030 vision. Panasonic also introduced its cutting-edge technologies that contribute to the business scene.

[Video] #CIIE 2019 Panasonic Highlights The 2nd China International Import Expo https://youtu.be/CbvZClNirQc

Panasonic Booth Highlights Solutions for a Healthy Life and an Aging Society 1. Healthy Environment Unit With the evolution of sensing and data analytics technology, spaces and devices will be able to sense the changes your body undergoes, and make suggestions that will help you enjoy a healthy lifestyle. In the vital sensing bedroom, a comfortable sleeping environment will be created with sensors that analyze your heartbeat, number of breaths taken, how many times you turned in bed and AI that optimally controls the lighting, temperature, humidity, and scent based on past data.

In the bathroom, the Vital Sensing Toilet will take your heartbeat and blood pressure measurements and utilize AI to determine your stress level and make suggestions to help you relax. And when using the sink, the Smart Mirror will measure your weight and body-fat percentage to introduce menus and physical training methods best suited to your physical condition.

[Video] For Healthy Life Panasonic #CIIE 2019 https://youtu.be/TGiYXZDv5BU

2. Barrier Free Villa Panasonic proposed compact, highly-functional and stylish renovation ideas that help the elderly live independently by alleviating their burden. Examples of bedroom environment renovations featuring Made in Japan solutions that are really well thought through, and elderly-friendly products for care facilities such as electronic beds, lighting, etc. were showcased.

Moreover, the elderly may not be as confident about their walking as they had been before. Walking training robots introduced at the exhibition are equipped with AI-enabled control technology that automatically analyzes the walking ability of the user and provides appropriate walking training with the optimal physical load to help elderly remain independent.

[Video] For Aging Society Panasonic #CIIE 2019 https://youtu.be/e23n882OcdM

3. Healthy and Comfortable LDK Environment In the comfortable LDK environment where users can have easy access to information about their health and how they may better manage it, Panasonic showcased its transparent OLED, which blends into the interior and creates the environment optimal for the familys health or for the scene as well as a mock sky window that adds brightness and openness to the space and a kitchen with ample storage and ingenious hacks for chores.

[Video] For Living, Dining & Kitchen Panasonic #CIIE 2019 https://youtu.be/I4kYSBpQbPw

4. Food Safety and Security Utilizing cutting-edge technologies accumulated to date, Panasonic proposed an end-to-end solution ranging from food production, precooling warehousing systems, low temperature transport, and refrigerated warehouses.

5. Air Quality This section introduced and demonstrated solutions that deliver excellent air quality for both homes and centrally cooled/heated facilities.

[Video] For Air Quality Panasonic #CIIE 2019 https://youtu.be/AVqtYIQXt3E

6. Home Appliances In the Cooking area, Panasonic introduce a tajine pot that lets you cook without water, a 3-in-1 oven range that can steam and bake in a short length of time, partial freezing and nanoe technologies, as well as a compact-big, large capacity refrigerator. With respect to Beauty, Panasonic introduced its high end X series including its unique drier that moisturizes hair and makes it silky smooth, ion effector that moisturizes skin from the keratinous layer with high molecular osmosis, and a RF facial massager to make skin nice and firm.

[Video] Beauty Product Panasonic #CIIE 2019 https://youtu.be/nEnp3BiKrTM

Advanced Technology 1. Pure Hydrogen Fuel Cell From building energy consuming towns to new, sustainable towns. Panasonic introduced the pure hydrogen fuel cell, which supplies energy generated by utilizing hydrogen created from renewable energy.

2. Potential for Reuse, Industrialized Housing Improving the lives of 60 million people who work on construction sites is an important social issue in China. Panasonic proposed solutions developed with its business partners that are capable of providing temporary housing quickly to these construction sites, temporary medical care and event venues.

3. Data Archiver This scalable disc library solution can store the ever expanding volume of data over long periods of time. It is a high capacity data recording device that can store petabytes (PB) to exabytes (EX) of big data or video content.

4. Media Integration Studio Solution This advanced media integration solution will reinvent the TV program production process.

5. Spatial Presentation Solution The 360-degree projector and human sensors work together to create a truly immersive viewing experience.

6. Factory Automation Panasonic introduced solutions that can optimize every area in the factory and contribute to factory automation and personnel savings.

7. Filing Management Solution Equipped with a high performance scanning technology, this filing management solution is optimal for governments, as well as financial institutions and educational facilities.

8. Lets Note/Toughbook Panasonic showcased its state-of-the-art products that help improve efficiency at work sites.

9. Olympic and Paralympic Games This section introduced Panasonics history and category as the Worldwide Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

[Video] Business Solutions & Advanced Technology Panasonic #CIIE 2019 https://youtu.be/uHYgl6E8opQ [Video] Sponsorship Activity Panasonic #CIIE 2019 https://youtu.be/_XRwrccwU_s

Panasonic Booth Overview Period: November 5 (Tue) 10 (Sun), 2019 Location: National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) 5.1H B4 Floor space: 1,004 m2 Exhibition theme: Placing customers first, always for a happy mind, happy body Content: Health and welfare solutions, cutting-edge technologies

CIIE 2019 Panasonic Official Website (Chinese) https://panasonic.cn/about/brand-story/CIIE2019/ Here you will find a description of the Panasonic booth, what the venue was like during the exhibition, media coverage, as well as other information about CIIE 2019. https://panasonic.cn/cna/healthy-life (Chinese) Panasonic is introducing a wide range of content about its health and welfare business, including interviews with experts from various fields such as construction, medical, beauty, psychology, etc.

About Panasonic Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development of diverse electronics technologies and solutions for customers in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, and B2B businesses. The company, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2018, has expanded globally and now operates 582 subsidiaries and 87 associated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 8.003 trillion yen for the year ended March 31, 2019. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company uses its technologies to create a better life and a better world for its customers. To learn more about Panasonic: https://www.panasonic.com/global.

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More healthy food options and support for diabetes patients – The Straits Times

Measures to prevent diabetes, such as providing Singaporeans with healthier food options, and help patients manage their condition before it worsens have been ramped up since 2016 when the war on diabetes was launched.

From 2016 to last year, the proportion of Healthier Choice Symbol products in the market, across 100 food categories, increased by 7.4 percentage points, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said yesterday in an update on its efforts.

As of last year, one in two stalls in hawker centres and coffee shops had at least one healthier option on its menu, as part of the Healthier Dining Programme.

People with diabetes are also getting greater support to help them manage their condition.

For instance, a beta set of reference materials for newly diagnosed patients - to help them make changes to their lifestyles - is available on HealthHub, an e-services portal and mobile app where Singaporeans can access their health records and other resources. A full set of materials will be available by the year end.

Programmes to address common complications associated with diabetes, such as eye problems, kidney failure and limb amputations, have also been rolled out.

As of last year, one in two stalls in hawker centres and coffee shops had at least one healthier option on its menu, as part of the Healthier Dining Programme.

They include the Singapore Integrated Diabetic Retinopathy Programme, which started in 2012.

It is a centralised screening programme covering all polyclinics to detect eye complications in patients with diabetes. The annual number of eye screenings performed as part of this programme has increased from about 14,000 in 2012 to 92,000 last year.

Senior Minister of State for Health Edwin Tong shared a summary report of the efforts made in the war on diabetes. Speaking at an event yesterday to commemorate World Diabetes Day, he said diabetes is a serious health concern globally and in Singapore.

One in three Singaporeans is at risk of developing diabetes in his or her lifetime, he added.

He touched on three broad issues in tackling the disease - empowering patients, equipping healthcare professionals and the community well, and helping people maintain healthy lifestyle choices.

In the area of patient empowerment, Mr Tong cited a pilot programme by the National University Health System (NUHS) to motivate individuals to take control of their condition and make their own lifestyle changes. But on top of that, healthcare professionals and volunteers "need access to more training and resources to improve their delivery of care", he said.

To strengthen community support, he noted that there are initiatives to better equip volunteers, such as through the Health Peers Programme by Changi General Hospital and NUHS, where layperson volunteers called Health Peers are trained by professionals to deal with people with diabetes.

The third area in the fight against diabetes is to create an environment that helps people to initiate and sustain positive lifestyle changes, such as ramping up healthier choice options, Mr Tong said.

"One's health is ultimately a personal responsibility and it requires the individual to initiate and sustain positive behaviours," he added.

According to the latest available National Population Health Survey, 8.6 per cent of Singapore residents had diabetes in 2017. MOH has said the latest statistics are not ready to be published.

The event yesterday was organised by Diabetes Singapore and NUHS to raise public awareness of diabetes. There were public health screenings as well as a symposium for general practitioners.

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Wider range of healthier food choices, more programmes to fight diabetes since 2016: MOH – The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - From measures to prevent diabetes such as giving Singaporeans healthier food options, to helping patients manage the condition before it worsens - the authorities have been amping up efforts since 2016,when the war on diabetes was launched.

From 2016 to 2018, the proportion of Healthier Choice Symbol products in the market, across 100 food categories, increased by 7.4 percentage points, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Sunday (Nov 17) in an update on its efforts.

As of 2018, one in two stalls in hawker centres and coffee shops have at least one healthier option on their menu, as part of the Healthier Dining Programme.

People with diabetes are also getting greater support to help them manage their condition.

For instance, a beta set of reference materials for newly diagnosed patients to help them make changes to their lifestyle is available on HealthHub, an e-services portal and mobile app where Singaporeans can access their health records and other resources. A full set of materials will be available by the end of this year.

Programmes to address common complications associated with diabetes, such as eye problems, kidney failure and limb amputations, have also been rolled out.

They include the Singapore Integrated Diabetic Retinopathy Programme, which started in 2012. It is a centralised screening programme at all polyclinics to detect eye complications in patients with diabetes. The annual number of eye screenings performed as part of this programme has increased from about 14,000 in 2012 to 92,000 last year.

Senior Minister of State for Law and Health Edwin Tong shared a summary report of the efforts made in the war on diabetes launched in 2016.

Speaking at an event on Sunday to commemorate World Diabetes Day, Mr Tong said: "Diabetes is a serious health concern globally and in Singapore." One in three Singaporeans is at risk of developing diabetes in their lifetime, he added.

He touched on three broad issues in tackling the disease - empowering patients, equipping healthcare professionals and the community well, and helping people maintain healthy lifestyle choices.

In the area of patient empowerment, Mr Tong cited a pilot programme by the National University Health System (NUHS) to motivate individuals to take control of their condition and make their own lifestyle changes.

But on top of that, healthcare professionals and volunteers "need access to more training and resources to improve their delivery of care", he said.

To strengthen community support, Mr Tong noted that there are initiatives to better equip volunteers, such as through the Health Peers Programme by Changi General Hospital and NUHS, where layperson volunteers called Health Peers are trained by professionals to deal with people with diabetes.

The third area in the fight against diabetes is to create an environment that helps people to initiate and sustain positive lifestyle changes, such as ramping up healthier choice options, Mr Tong said.

He added: "While the government, the healthcare family and the community will continue to provide support and nudge Singaporeans towards healthier habits, one's health is ultimately a personal responsibility and it requires the individual to initiate and sustain positive behaviours."

According to the latest available National Population Health Survey, 8.6 per cent of Singapore residents had diabetes in 2017. MOH has said the latest statistics are not ready to be published.

The event on Sunday was organised by Diabetes Singapore and NUHS to raise public awareness of diabetes. There were public health screenings as well as a symposium for general practitioners.

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