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A 2005 study has shown that extract of seabuckthorn leaves significantly hinders and counters the immunosuppression effects of chromium VI in test subjects. The test subjects (laboratory rats) were treated with chromium to suppress their immune systems. When subsequently treated with the leaf extract, they showed an increased immune response, and when they were given […]

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According to this article, published in 2005, the National Institute of Mental Health says that in any given year, nearly 19 million adults in America have a depressive illness – more than 9% of the population. Only 23% of sufferers get any treatment at all, and only 10% receive adequate treatment.

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24 Hours for Darfur

In the Darfur region of Western Sudan (in Africa), political and military unrest since 2003 has caused the deaths of up to 250,000 people (450,000 by some estimates), the torture of countless others, and the displacement of millions. Many organisations and individuals have been working diligently to compel world governments and governing bodies to intervene […]

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Here at SBT Seabuckthorn International Inc., we’re thrilled to announce our new partnership with respected beauty and health products distributor Axel Kraft International Ltd. The eponymous Axel Kraft International has been distributing boutique-quality beauty, skincare and health products to Canada and the United States since its founding in Ontario in 1982. As Chuck Barton, SII […]

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Economy of scale is one of the main principles behind the overwhelming post-war economic growth of the West, but this model, the poster child of modern business development, is proving problematic in many aspects of food production. Factory farming has critics on many fronts, from issues of animal welfare to watershed contamination to pharmaceutical overuse […]

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According to this news item, the FBI has developed a revolutionary, and effective, method of foiling bank robbers, and it’s not what you’d think. The strategy that’s been used in 16 Seattle banks and has been credited with an almost 50% drop in bank robberies in the first half of 2006 is far from the […]

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