Thiamine (Vitamin B1) How, Why and When to Supplement

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) Sources and Physiologic Functions Requirements and Sources: Pork, whole grains, and legumes are the richest sources of thiamine. Outer layers of seeds are particularly rich in this vitamin. Populations at Risk: The populations most at risk of developing a thiamine deficiency are chronic alcoholics in Western countries and those with an over…

Tuberous Breast And Breastfeeding

Tuberous breast also known as tubular breasts is a malformation of the breasts. It occurs as a result of an inborn deformity of the breasts. The condition can arise in both men and women. Although present at birth, it is noticeable only when the breasts begin to develop. One or both breasts can be affected.…

Challenges In Rural Marketing

Introduction Our country is endowed with a good degree of ethnic and regional diversity. About three-fourth of the total population resides in the rural areas and majority of them are dependent upon agriculture for their subsistence. Agriculture contributes about 24.7% to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country. It also contributes about 13.1% to…

A Tribute to Seafarers!

Somewhere around 1500 BC, the Lapita people (ancients to the Polynesians) moved across the ocean carrying their plants of food and domestic animals. This marked the beginning of true seafaring skills in the Stone Age. The traditional craft used back then is what we now call a catamaran. These seafarers knew how to read wind…

Camping Hints and Tips

Going camping is a really popular pastime, and if you want to rent a cottage and hike all day or relax and camp in a tent under the stars, you'll have options. You have to come prepared, though, or it can be exceedingly difficult to camp and really enjoy yourself. The first thing you need…

Top Incredible Features of Renault Trafic

The Renault Trafic with its futuristic design has been creating a rage in market since 2000. Today, it is considered as the one of the best selling vehicles in its line. What is significant about this van is that it keeps on improving with every phase. The Renault Trafic van models come with so many…

The 20 Richest People in Australia

Every year Forbes publishes the list of the richest people in Australia. 2009 showed a drop in the number of billionaires (we’re down to 9) but despite the changes in the economy these entrepreneurs proved that fortunes can still be made. Almost everyone on the list started out with a small venture that eventually flourished…

10 Top Kids Party Games for an Enjoyable Party

Are you someone whom finds planning children’s parties a daunting affair? Are you worried about what you are going to do to keep them entertained? If this sounds like you, then don’t despair as you have certainly not been the first parents to experience this. The good news is, that it doesn’t have to be…

How Water Heals

Water is an essential nutrient. I imagine that most of us probably don’t think of water as a nutrient, but I would suggest that it is possibly one of the most essential nutrients we need to keep our bodies functioning optimally. Why do I say that? Because a lack of water or chronic dehydration is…

LED Retrofit Kits And Their Benefits

Lighting cost is an area many people concentrate on especially when building. Everyone yearns for cheaper, more user friendly and environmentally friendly lighting options. Facility managers and even homeowners who are conscious about costs want modern solutions that still serve their purpose efficiently. LED retrofit kit make a very popular lighting solution for all. This…