Health
European Antibiotic Awareness Day
28 November, 2013
Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC&PH) have organized the first observance in Georgia of European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) with World Health Organization (WHO) support.
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“HEALTHCARE MINISTRY WARNS …”
26 November, 2013
Interview with Healthcare Minister Davit Sergeenko

There are assumptions that portfolios of some ministers may have new owners; Davit Sergeenko, Healthcare Minister can become one of the Ex (the interview took place before names of candidates for ministerial posts got known). We spoke with him.
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Olives
18 July, 2013
lives are too bitter to be eaten right off of the tree and must be cured to reduce their intrinsic bitterness. It has a good taste and is very good for our health.
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Water is not just a thirst quencher!
27 June, 2013

Water is fundamental to life, including the human body. In fact, the average adult is about 70% water, and so is our planet. Drinking water helps maintain the balance of body fluids. The functions of these bodily fluids include digestion, absorption, circulation, creation of saliva, transportation of nutrients, and maintenance of body temperature.

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Honey, please bring me some honey!
20 June, 2013
Honey has a long history of human consumption, and is used in various foods as a sweetener and for flavouring. Honey gets its sweetness from the monosaccharide (simplest form of sugar that are usually colourless, water-soluble, crystalline solids) fructose and glucose, and has the same relative sweetness as the granulated sugar. Honey contains flavanoids (group of oxygen containing aromatic antioxidant compounds that includes many common pigments) and antioxidants (molecule that inhibits the oxidation of other molecules), which help reduce the risk of certain forms of cancer and heart disease.
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TEA – why so popular?
13 June, 2013
As a medicinal drink, tea must have originated in China in the 16th century. Later, Great Brittan had embraced it who introduced tea to India to compete with the Chinese monopoly on tea. Thanks to its positive health benefits, tea became more and more popular. It is a proven fact that green tea can resist the risk of cardiovascular disease, certain forms of cancer, promote oral health, reduce blood pressure, help with weight control, improve antibacterial and antivirus activity and increase bone mineral density. It may also reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes.
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Start summer with colorful citruses
09 May, 2013

Citruses support health immune system and reduce cancer risk, reduce anemia, prevent osteoporosis, and asthma. Orange, grapefruit, lemon, lime and tangerine – all of them might be broken up into two categories: bitter or sweet. So, when buying them, you have to be careful to please your pallet. In the 9th century citruses were introduced into Europe, and after that it spread all over the world. Today, citrus fruit is one of the most consumed kinds of a fruit on the planet.

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‘A hen is only an egg’s way of making another egg’
02 May, 2013
The most common egg is the hen’s egg, though duck, goose and other fowl eggs are available for consumption in some areas too. The color of the yolk depends on the hen’s diet. Wheat-fed hens will have darker yolks than hens fed by other grasses.
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Obesity and Diabetes
02 May, 2013
Obesity is an ongoing worldwide issue that every nation is subjected to. According to the World Health Organization, it has doubled in its prevalence since 1980. With the United States leading the list of the countries with the highest obesity rates, one may wonder where Georgia stands. But just because we slather our Churchxela(s) in sweet syrup, doesn’t mean we should sugarcoat the truth.
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Nothing fishy in fishy dietary!
25 April, 2013
Researchers worldwide have discovered that eating fish regularly – one or two servings weekly – may reduce the risk of diseases accompanying us from the very childhood of ours. Fish is low in fat and it is a great source of omega-3 (an unsaturated fatty acid that occurs naturally in fish oil and is valuable in reducing blood-cholesterol levels). It can contribute to the health of brain tissue and the retina (the light sensitive tissue lining the inner surface of the eye).
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The holy fire has descended upon the Tomb of of the Jesus Christ in Jerusalem. The miracle has been repeated once again.
The ritual commemorating the Deposition of Christ was performed on Good Friday in Orthodox churches in Georgia.
The legendary singer/producer/style icon/large hat wearer/all-around good dude sat down with Oprah to discuss all things “Happy.”
A candle that was lit from Jerusalem’s flame and an icon of Holy Gabriel – such are the gifts that readers of “Kviris Palitra” newspaper shall receive on April 21.
Twelve pillars engraved with portraits of Georgian kings and patriarchs have been erected in front of Holy Trinity Cathedral.
A Slavic community in Germany is keeping alive the traditional craft of Easter egg painting
In March 2014, an able-bodied man’s subsistence wage comprised 155.4 lari.
Houses in ruins or on the verge of becoming ruins – this is what the area around the presidential palace in Avlabari looks like.
“Comedy Group” is about to launch its new political comedy animated series on Rustavi TV 2. Most of you probably remember the political cartoon “Dardubala”, which was quite popular
On April 16, the second episode of the entertainment show “Exact match” was aired on channel GDS. The judge lineup has changed: Nanuka Khuskivadze, Ephrem Shaneli and Kakha Kandelaki
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