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Health Benefits of Cranberry Juice

There has recently been a strong level of interest associated with the consumption of cranberry juice. The cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) is a very rich source of polyphenols that are associated with antiviral, antibacterial, antimutagenic, anticarcinogenic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Cranberry juice is …

Facts About Vodka

Since the beginning of the second millennium, vodka has managed to earn an important place in our world. Starting simply as a medicinal remedy and having worked its way up to being one of the most reputable alcoholic drinks out there, there …

Athazagoraphobia: The Fear of Being Forgotten

Nobody in this world wants to be forgotten nor ignored, but there are some people who have unfathomable and irrational thoughts about someone forgetting them or the person themself fearing they’ll forget. This is what people with athazagoraphobia face in their lives. …

Apiphobia: The Fear of Bees

We are all too familiar with the scenario – a relaxing picnic destroyed by flapping arms and mass hysteria, all caused by that ominous buzzing sound. Apiphobia, which quite a common phobia is derived from the Latin ‘apis’ for honey bee. Most …
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20 Sobering Facts About Alcohol

Although alcohol is widely available, often affecting the lives of a wide proportion of the population, most people are unaware of important facts about it, or its effects on them. We have created a list of some alarming facts about alcohol so …

Ichthyophobia: The Fear of Fish

Humankind is the strangest of species. On one hand, we have dominated every living being on the planet and belong right at the top of the food chain, yet some of us have developed a fear of things we’ll go great lengths …

Gamophobia: The Fear of Marriage

The idea of marriage is usually accompanied by an ecstatic feeling. The idea of being dear to someone, a sense of belonging, affection, the creation of children etc. All these ideas make marriage a dream to be desired and craved for. Unfortunately, …

Health Benefits of Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle is a herb plant that is native to Europe but also grows in North America and parts of South America and has been used for hundreds of years. Silybum marianum is the plant name for milk thistle and contain leaves …

Papaphobia: A Fear of the Pope

Do you find your palms getting sweaty at the mention of the Pope? Do you get panicky at the sight of the Holy Pontiff? If you answered ‘Yes’, you may suffer from Papaphobia, a fear of the Pope. Related to Hierophobia (fear …
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