The SDF militia kidnaps 44 residents in Deir Ezzour countryside

The SDF militia kidnaps 44 residents in Deir Ezzour countryside

Deir Ezzour (ST): The US-backed SDF militia...

Syria wins six medals in the World Olympiad in Applied Physics competitions

Syria wins six medals in the World Olympiad in Applied Physics competitions

Syria won six medals in the 2021 First World...

Berdnikov : Washington’s policy of looting is a “colonial tradition

Berdnikov : Washington’s policy of looting is a “colonial tradition"

MOSCOW, (ST)_Chief of the Cultural Development...

Several SDF militiamen injured in explosion in Raqqa

Several SDF militiamen injured in explosion in Raqqa

RAQQA, (ST)_Several members of the US-backed “...

  •  A march in the Returnees Camp in Hama and solidarity stand in Dara’a in support of the Palestinians  in Jerusalem and Gaza against the Israeli aggression

    A march in the Returnees Camp in Hama and...

    Friday, 14 May 2021 18:29
  •  Bangladesh: Thousands demonstrate to condemn the Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people

    Bangladesh: Thousands demonstrate to condemn...

    Friday, 14 May 2021 16:10
  • New reports reveal the Dutch government's involvement in supporting the terrorist organization White Helmets

    New reports reveal the Dutch government's...

    Friday, 14 May 2021 13:30
  •  The international community is watching, entire families become victims of the massacres of the Israeli occupation in Gaza

    The international community is watching,...

    Friday, 14 May 2021 13:25
  • Baburin: The presidential elections are a sovereign matter for the Syrian people

    Baburin: The presidential elections are a...

    Friday, 14 May 2021 11:46
  • The Israeli occupation forces target UNRWA facilities in the Gaza Strip

    The Israeli occupation forces target UNRWA...

    Friday, 14 May 2021 11:41
  •  Iran strongly denounces the continued Israeli aggression against the Palestinians

    Iran strongly denounces the continued Israeli...

    Friday, 14 May 2021 11:35
  •  The Palestinian resistance bombards a chemical factory with a drone in an occupation settlement

    The Palestinian resistance bombards a chemical...

    Friday, 14 May 2021 11:31
  •  The Palestinian resistance responds to the Israeli aggression and bombards the occupation settlements with rockets

    The Palestinian resistance responds to the...

    Friday, 14 May 2021 09:47
  • The SDF militia kidnaps 44 residents in Deir Ezzour countryside

    The SDF militia kidnaps 44 residents in Deir...

    Friday, 14 May 2021 09:43
  • Syria wins six medals in the World Olympiad in Applied Physics competitions

    Syria wins six medals in the World Olympiad in...

    Friday, 14 May 2021 07:21
  • The UN Security Council holds a meeting on Sunday about the Israeli aggression on Gaza

    The UN Security Council holds a meeting on...

    Friday, 14 May 2021 07:16
  •  Israeli aggression continues on Gaza with the toll of victims rising to 113 Palestinian martyrs, including 28 children

    Israeli aggression continues on Gaza with the...

    Friday, 14 May 2021 07:06
  • Syrian students and community in Moscow: Participation in presidential elections is national duty

    Syrian students and community in Moscow:...

    Thursday, 13 May 2021 16:44
  • Berdnikov : Washington’s policy of looting is a “colonial tradition

    Berdnikov : Washington’s policy of looting is a...

    Thursday, 13 May 2021 15:27
  • Palestinian resistance launch rocket attacks on Tel Aviv and settlements in retaliation for Israel's attacks

    Palestinian resistance launch rocket attacks on...

    Thursday, 13 May 2021 15:23
  • Several SDF militiamen injured in explosion in Raqqa

    Several SDF militiamen injured in explosion in...

    Thursday, 13 May 2021 15:17
  • 25 House Democrats call for stopping Israel's crimes against Palestinians

    25 House Democrats call for stopping Israel's...

    Thursday, 13 May 2021 11:05
  • US occupation forces bring in 55 trucks loaded with logistics material to their illegal base in Rmilan area in Syria

    US occupation forces bring in 55 trucks loaded...

    Thursday, 13 May 2021 10:25
  • Parliament condemns in the strongest terms Israel's barbaric acts against Palestinians

    Parliament condemns in the strongest terms...

    Thursday, 13 May 2021 09:37

Economy & Aftermath

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The Ministry of Tourism keen on reactivating tourism sector, facilitating investors' work

The Ministry of Tourism keen on reactiva…

The Ministry of Tourism is working during the coming period to eliminate obstacles hindering tourism development, provide facilitations, incentives and loans to investors and solve all legal and administrative problems with the aim of rehabilitating the tourism facilities that stopped because of the repercussions of the war on Syria. In a statement to SANA, Deputy Minister of Tourism for Projects, Planning and Touri...

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Symbolizing commerce, medicine and pharmacy ... Three sculptures decorate the National Museum in Damascus

Symbolizing commerce, medicine and pharm…

Al Sweida, (ST) - The basalt carvings decorating the garden of the National Museum of Damascus is one of the ancient Syrian civilization's components  that represent living evidence that our country is the cradle of civilization. Each of these sculptures symbolize a profession of trade, medicine, and pharmacy, and each has its own interpretation and myth. In a statement to SANA, head of the Damascus University branch in Sweida, researcher Dr. Kh...

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Pruning Trees and Removing Weeds on Road Sides in Lattakia

Pruning Trees and Removing Weeds on Road…

The breeding and development teams in the Lattakia Agriculture Directorate (Forest Department) have finished removing weeds growing on the roadsides and pruning trees. Work began during the holiday week, and was carried out according to three axes:    The first axis:  Qardaha highway .. Work on removing weeds growing on the sides of the roads, moving the accumulated remains, as well as pruning the extended branches, where more than half of the ...

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On Evacuation Day: People in Occupied Syrian Golan stress their continuous struggle against the Israeli occupation until libration

On Evacuation Day: People in Occupied Sy…

 The people in the occupied Syrian Golan reiterated their adherence to their Syrian Arab identity and stressed that they will continue the struggle against the Israeli schemes that aim at falsifying the Syrian history, geography, identity and belonging. In a statement issued on Friday marking Syria's Evacuation Day (Independence Day), the people of Golan said that "Golan will continue forever to be a Syrian land wit...

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 A Vitamin a nutrient needed for healthy skin - it helps maintain the epithelial tissues that make up the skin’s surface, eyesight - inadequate intake can lead to poor vision in dim light and possibly age-related macular degeneration, and immune function - vital for development of immune cells. Top sources include sweet potatoes, butternut squash, carrots, pumpkin, cantaloupe, pink and red grapefruit,spinach and kale.

Acorn Squash

A variety of winter squash, acorn squash is so named for its nut-like shape. A 1/2-cup serving of baked acorn squash (103g) is a good source of heart-healthy nutrients such as fiber, magnesium,potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin B6, as well as manganese and thiamin. Acorn squash is also an excellent food for athletes, providing 20% of daily thiamin, low levels of which may impair sports performance. Choose a dark green acorn squash (with up to one-half the squash yellow-orange) that is firm, smooth-skinned and heavy for its size. It's wonderful stuffed or pureed in a soup. One-half cup baked contains only 57 calories.

Anthocyanins

Anthocyanins are phytochemicals that give some fruits and vegetables their red, blue and purple colors. According to preliminary research, anthocyanins have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, heart healthy, anti-aging and anti-carcinogenicproperties. Top sources of anthocyanins include cherries,pomegranate, plums, red cabbage, grapes, apples, and most berries.

Antioxidants

As their name suggests, antioxidants combat the oxidation - the rust, if you will - of our cells. Fruit and vegetables are some of the best sources of antioxidant vitamins A, C & E, which can help repair, prevent or limit oxidative damage to our cells caused by free radicals. In addition to dietary antioxidant vitamins, our bodies make others, including glutathione, lipoic acid and melatonin.

Antioxidants take a nosedive after overindulgent meals, but fruit for dessert helps to undo the damage. In contrast, an American Heart Association review of studies on antioxidant supplements found  that they are largely ineffective in preventing heart disease.

The USDA ranks foods according to their antioxidant capacity and publishes an antioxidant list. Included areblueberries, cranberries,blackberries, raspberries, artichokes, broccoli, Brussels sprouts,cabbage, raisins, strawberries,  cauliflower, plums,  dates, apples,goji berries. black beans, spinach and prunes.

 

Butheina Alnounou

 

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